PBS NewsHour

Assessing the Indiana Senate Race After Lugar's Loss

Clip: Season 2012 | 9m 43s

Indiana voters sent Richard Lugar to the U.S. Senate six times, but not again this year. He lost Tuesday to Tea Party-backed state Treasurer Richard Mourdock. Gwen Ifill, Greg Fettig of Hoosiers for a Conservative Senate and political analyst Brian Howey discuss why Lugar lost and preview the race to fill his seat in the Senate.

Aired: 05/09/12

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video?