IN Sen: Richard Mourdock Poll Numbers Collapse After Rape Comment

By: Friday November 2, 2012 10:28 am

For a long time the Indiana senate race looked as if it was going to be very competitive, but that all changed after Republican Candidate Richard Mourdock said after the debate early this month that he oppose abortion in the case of rape and that “even when life begins with that horrible situation of rape, that is something that God intended to happen.”

Rape Comment Could Cost GOP Another Senate Seat

By: Wednesday October 24, 2012 10:05 am

Missouri might not be the only state this year where the Republican candidate’s statement about rape costs the party a Senate seat. In last nights Indiana Senate debate, Republican candidate Richard Mourdock was asked about his stance on abortion. Mourdock responded that he oppose abortion even in cases of rape because that can be something “God intended to happen.”

Bipartisanship Is Dying and Shouldn’t Be Mourned

By: Wednesday May 9, 2012 2:21 pm

Last night in Indiana long time Republican incumbent senator Richard Lugar lost a primary challenge to State Treasurer Richard Mourdock. Thanks to the state’s “sore loser law” there is no way Lugar can win the election. Lugar’s loss has basically guaranteed that the Republican senate caucus will be more unified, partisan and less compromising. At [...]

Tomorrow Could Be the End of Dick Lugar’s Career

By: Monday May 7, 2012 12:24 pm

Tomorrow is primary day in Indiana, and things are looking very bad for long time incumbent Republican Senator Dick Lugar. Lugar is facing a serious primary challenge from State Treasurer Richard Mourdock who has the backing of the Tea Party and some of biggest spending conservative groups, including the Club for Growth and the National [...]

Incumbent GOP Senators Have Little to Fear in General Election

By: Friday April 20, 2012 2:22 pm

As a result of which year Senate seats are up and several retirements, extremely few sitting Republican senators have anything to fear this November. There are only 10 Republican-held seats up this year; and because of retirement, only 7 incumbent Republicans are running in those seats. Of those seven incumbents, only two are considered to [...]

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