Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Veteran GOP Senator Lugar Defeated in Indiana Primary


November will continue to purge moderates and liberals out of Washington. Republicans and Democrats should be scared. No one can hide from the will of the people.

(NBC) Updated at 8:20pm ET Republican foreign policy elder statesman Sen. Richard Lugar, 80, first elected to the Senate in 1976, was defeated in the Indiana primary Tuesday by state Treasurer Richard Mourdock, who was backed by conservatives ranging from the National Rifle Association to local Tea Party activists to the Washington-based fiscal conservative group the Club for Growth.

Mourdock appeared to be headed for a landslide victory.