In Nebraska’s Tuesday night Republican primary, Deb Fischer pulled out an unexpected win over Attorney General and establishment front runner Jon Bruning.
Until a few weeks ago, the Nebraska primaries had been pretty lackluster. Everyone expected Bruning to win, seeing as he held a double-digit lead in the polls for more than two months. But in this primary season, outside influence has all but eliminated the poll-granted security that used to provide so much comfort. Just a week ago, Indiana state Treasurer Richard Mourdock ended Dick Lugar’s 36-year career.
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