Richard Lugar

Fallout From Lugar’s Defeat

Indiana Republican’s loss raises specter of more partisanship on foreign policy.
05/14/2012 - 20:00

Washington — Richard Lugar was never considered to be one of Israel’s leading advocates on Capitol Hill.

The veteran Republican senator from Indiana, who suffered a primary defeat last week after 35 years in office, is famously his own man.

Sen. Richard Lugar, right, with Sen. John Kerry and actor George Clooney on Capitol Hill. Medill DC via Creative Commons
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