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Indiana Senate: From "Likely Republican" to "Toss Up"

steve567 Wrote: Oct 20, 2012 7:04 AM
Here in northern indiana donnelly's anti mourdock ad's are painting him as a tea party radical. Also painting the tea party with a horrible almost, nazi like tone. Here the democrats are pulling the same old trick. They are running a 3rd party libertarian and he's being "paid for" by the dem party. This bleeds off just enough votes to possibly make it real close. It's unscrupulous. Donnelly used this same trick last election on walorski and he won only by a thousand votes.I kept the flyer for the libertarian, and on the back lower corner it says" paid for by the democrat party". This is huge! It should be in this article! Good news is, the pence/walorski/mourdock victory centers are packed with volumteers.

In the battle for the U.S. Senate, Indiana’s matchup of Republican Richard Mourdock with Democrat Rep. Joe Donnelly is too close to call. Just last week, RealClearPolitics moved it from “Leans Republican” to “Toss Up.” For all intents and purposes, the polls are deadlocked, averaging out to 40.5% for Mourdock and 39.25% for Donnelly.

Furthermore, there’s an awkward factor hampering Mourdock: the man he’s seeking to replace. He defeated current Senator Richard Lugar by a wide margin in the primary, and as can be imagined, the would’ve-been incumbent isn’t exactly sweet on the man who unseated him. Furthermore,...