Phil Musser

With Sen. Richard Lugar's defeat in Indiana's GOP primary, the Senate race for the incumbent's seat has heated up. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lugar Loss Has Lessons For Republicans, Democrats

Veteran Sen. Richard Lugar’s loss in the Indiana GOP primary provides warnings for President Barack Obama and his Democrats as well as Mitt Romney and fellow Republicans six months before the November election.


Rick Santorum scored a major endorsement in Ohio with the state's attorney general, Mike DeWine. (credit: Jay LaPrete/Getty Images)

Santorum Surges But Scrutiny Intensifies

Rick Santorum stole a key endorsement from chief rival Mitt Romney on Friday as polls in Ohio and elsewhere suggest the former Pennsylvania senator has seized the momentum in the rollercoaster Republican presidential contest.