Tea Party downs top Republican

Tea Party downs top Republican

Seattle : WA : USA | May 09, 2012 at 7:21 AM PDT
Source: Sydney Morning Herald
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May 10, 2012 Read later Republican Senator Richard Lugar's political career is at an end. Photo: Getty Images THE Tea Party last night claimed another significant political scalp, ending the career of one of the most respected Republican figures in the Senate, Richard Lugar. FULL ARTICLE AT Sydney Morning Herald
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