Richard Mourdock Photos on Townhall

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              FILE - In this May 8, 2012 file photo, Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock speaks in Indianapolis. A conservative super PAC has jumped back into the Indiana Senate race

    FILE - In this May 8, 2012 file photo, Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock speaks in Indianapolis. A conservative super PAC has jumped back into the Indiana Senate race

    Posted: 9/26/2012 4:08:34 PM EST
    FILE - In this May 8, 2012 file photo, Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock speaks in Indianapolis. A conservative super PAC has jumped back into the Indiana Senate race with a nearly $1 million ad buy highlighting Democratic nominee Joe Donnelly's support for two of President Barack Obama's policies. The Indiana buy is part of more than $6.4 million worth of air time that Crossroads GPS and American Crossroads bought this week in six Senate contests, according to Federal Election Commission records. The money also was dedicated to races in Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Nevada and Wisconsin. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
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              FILE - In this May 8, 2012, file photo, Richard Mourdock listens to a question from a voter in Avon, Ind. Senate Republicans are jumping into Indiana's Senate race with a new ad, outdoi

    FILE - In this May 8, 2012, file photo, Richard Mourdock listens to a question from a voter in Avon, Ind. Senate Republicans are jumping into Indiana's Senate race with a new ad, outdoi

    Posted: 9/16/2012 2:43:28 PM EST
    FILE - In this May 8, 2012, file photo, Richard Mourdock listens to a question from a voter in Avon, Ind. Senate Republicans are jumping into Indiana's Senate race with a new ad, outdoing a recent buy from national Democrats as the parties battle for control of the Senate. Spending in Indiana has quickly escalated as Democratic candidate Joe Donnelly has stayed neck and neck with Republican Mourdock since May. Mourdock's primary victory over Sen. Richard Lugar created the opening for Democrats in Indiana. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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              FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, left, chats with Rep. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., at the Indiana Pork Producers Ham Breakfast at the Indiana State Fair in

    FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, left, chats with Rep. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., at the Indiana Pork Producers Ham Breakfast at the Indiana State Fair in

    Posted: 9/16/2012 2:43:26 PM EST
    FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, left, chats with Rep. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., at the Indiana Pork Producers Ham Breakfast at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis. Donnelly is running for the U.S. Senate seat against Republican Richard Mourdock. Senate Republicans are jumping into Indiana's Senate race with a new ad, outdoing a recent buy from national Democrats as the parties battle for control of the Senate. Spending in Indiana has quickly escalated as Donnelly has stayed neck and neck with Republican Richard Mourdock since May. Mourdock's primary victory over Sen. Richard Lugar created the opening for Democrats in Indiana. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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              Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock who is running for Senate at Stepto's BBQ Shack in Evansville, Ind., Saturday

    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock who is running for Senate at Stepto's BBQ Shack in Evansville, Ind., Saturday

    Posted: 8/5/2012 9:08:23 AM EST
    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock who is running for Senate at Stepto's BBQ Shack in Evansville, Ind., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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              Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock who is running for senate at Stepto's BBQ Shack in Evansville, Ind., Saturday

    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock who is running for senate at Stepto's BBQ Shack in Evansville, Ind., Saturday

    Posted: 8/4/2012 5:48:42 PM EST
    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock who is running for senate at Stepto's BBQ Shack in Evansville, Ind., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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    Posted: 5/10/2012 7:25:48 PM EST
    Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock speaks to supporters in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, after he defeated incumbent Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., in the primary. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
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    Posted: 5/10/2012 9:25:46 AM EST
    Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock speaks to supporters in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, after he defeated incumbent Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., in the primary. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
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    Posted: 5/9/2012 1:50:45 AM EST
    Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock speaks to supporters in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, after he defeated incumbent Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., in the primary. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
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    Posted: 5/8/2012 10:20:46 PM EST
    Republican U. S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock is greeted by supporter Johanna Fultz as he makes a campaign stop Monday, May 7, 2012, at Immanuel Reformed Presbyterian Church near Battle Ground, Ind. Fultz traveled from Logansport to see Mourdock. Mourdock is running against incumbent Sen. Dick Lugar. (AP Photo/Journal & Courier, John Terhune)
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    Posted: 5/8/2012 7:50:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this April 11, 2012 file photo, Senate candidates running in the GOP primary, Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., and Richard Mourdock, left, participate in a debate, in Indianapolis. For roughly two decades, Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock toiled in the trenches of the state Republican Party, losing more races than he won. But along the way he made a name for himself among GOP loyalists, tirelessly working the fundraising circuit and building a strong network of ground-level support. Now Mourdock, a 60-year-old geologist, is on the brink of handing the tea party its biggest victory of the 2012 elections: Sen. Richard Lugar?s seat. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
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    Posted: 5/8/2012 12:35:45 PM EST
    Republican U. S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock urges his supporters to get to the polls on Tuesday as he makes a campaign stop Monday, May 7, 2012, at Immanuel Reformed Presbyterian Church near Battle Ground, Ind. Mourdock is running against incumbent Sen. Dick Lugar. (AP Photo/Journal & Courier)
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    Posted: 5/7/2012 5:41:02 PM EST
    FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2011 file photo, Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock announces that he will be candidate for the U.S. Senate in the 2012 Republican primary during a campaign rally in Indianapolis. For roughly two decades, Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock toiled in the trenches of the state Republican Party, losing more races than he won. But along the way he made a name for himself among GOP loyalists, tirelessly working the fundraising circuit and building a strong network of ground-level support. Now Mourdock, a 60-year-old geologist, is on the brink of handing the tea party its biggest victory of the 2012 elections: Sen. Richard Lugar?s seat. (AP Photo/Tom Strattman, File)
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    Posted: 5/7/2012 5:41:01 PM EST
    FILE - In this April 24, 2012, file photo, Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. For roughly two decades, Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock toiled in the trenches of the state Republican Party, losing more races than he won. But along the way he made a name for himself among GOP loyalists, tirelessly working the fundraising circuit and building a strong network of ground-level support. Now Mourdock, a 60-year-old geologist, is on the brink of handing the tea party its biggest victory of the 2012 elections: Sen. Richard Lugar?s seat. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)