Tea party groups endorse Lugar challenger Mourdock
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Tea party groups overwhelmingly endorsed state treasurer Richard Mourdock on Saturday for next year’s Indiana Senate race, casting all but one vote for the tea party favorite who’s seeking to deny Republican Sen. Richard Lugar a seventh term.
Members of 55 tea party groups gathered in Greenfield, east of Indianapolis, for the 2 1/2-hour convention and a straw vote in which board members of Hoosiers for a Conservative Senate cast 96 of their 97 votes for Mourdock.

Hoosiers for a Conservative Senate co-chair Monica Boyer said the roughly 300 tea party activists who attended the meeting left feeling unified and motivated to work hard to help Mourdock defeat Lugar in next May’s GOP primary.

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