Murdock To Challenge Lugar In Indiana GOP Senate Primary

Indiana state Treasurer Richard Mourdock will challenge longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar in next year’s Republican primary.

Mourdock announced his Senate bid during a Tuesday news conference in downtown Indianapolis with about 200 supporters.

Murdock told the gathering he appreciates Lugar’s decades of service to Indiana but said the six-term Republican has lost touch with the state’s needs. Mourdock says he has the support of 67 of Indiana’s 92 county Republican chairmen for his Senate run.

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