Mourdock and Donnelly Still Tied for Lugar’s Old Senate Seat

Richard Mourdock and Joe Donnelly are tied at 42% in Friday’s Rasmussen poll, a sign that Republicans have their work cut out for them to maintain Dick Lugar’s Indiana Senate seat.

Mourdock, a rabid right winger who likes to sue the federal government for sport, defeated longtime Senate sorta-moderate Dick Lugar in an historic upset two weeks ago. The victory marked a bit of a return for the tea party strategy of “primarying” an establishment Republican candidate and replacing them with a more hardline conservative. The strategy was thought to have been put to rest in 2010, when political novices like Sharron Angle, Christine O’Donnell and Joe Miller proved embarrassments in the general election and potentially cost the GOP the Senate… Read More


Related: Dick Lugar Loses, But The GOP May Be The Biggest Loser Of All

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