The Tea Party has succeeded in primarying out Richard Lugar of Indiana. This has been expected for weeks. With the bad publicity about Lugar no longer being a resident of Indiana, his defeat was inevitable. Democrats believe that his Senate seat will now be a toss-up, but I disagree. I predict Mourdock's victory this fall by about 5 points.Dick Lugar, the longest-serving Republican in the Senate, was defeated Tuesday as Indiana Republicans chose state Treasurer Richard Mourdock over Lugar as the party's nominee.
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