IN Sen: Richard Mourdock Poll Numbers Collapse After Rape Comment

By: Friday November 2, 2012 7:35 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.”

Since that rape comment, Democratic candidate Joe Donnelly has seen his standing in the polls shoot up dramatically.

 

Tomorrow Could Be the End of Dick Lugar’s Career

By: Monday May 7, 2012 11:30 am

Tomorrow is primary day in Indiana, and things are looking very bad for long time incumbent Republican Senator Dick Lugar. Lugar is trailing in the polls and 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 Rifle Association.

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