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Why Lugar Lost

Senator Dick Lugar of Indiana lost his party’s nomination tonight because he had lost touch with the party’s grassroots.   Since his election to the Senate in 1976, Lugar had cut ...
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Mourdock Closes In

Indianapolis — On the eve of Election Day, state treasurer Richard Mourdock is a picture of composure. Late in the afternoon of May 7, he arrives at a get-out-the-vote rally at ...

Robert Caro on Political Power

In today’s Wall Street Journal, I have the Weekend Interview with historian Robert Caro, whose latest volume on Lyndon Baines Johnson, The Passage of Power, was released this week. Here’s ...

Santorum Endorses Mourdock

Richard Mourdock’s campaign has announced that former senator Rick Santorum has endorsed Mourdock to replace Senator Dick Lugar. “I welcome Senator Santorum’s support as I fight to bring new conservative leadership ...

Cain Backs Mourdock

In an e-mail fundraising letter, Herman Cain throws his support behind Richard Mourdock in the Indiana GOP primary: Dear Patriot, There isn’t much time left so I will cut to the chase: ...