Dick Lugar

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  • Lugar says weapons threat still a big concern

    Former senators Richard Lugar of Indiana and Sam Nunn of Georgia say they're pleased that efforts to disarm Ukraine of its nuclear weapons worked two decades ago, but they caution that the threat from weapons of mass destruction around the world is still high.


  • Ex-Sen. Lugar to talk about foreign policy at Yale

    Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana is giving a foreign policy talk at Yale University.


  • Then-Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 13, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Ex-Sen. Richard Lugar knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

    Former Sen. Richard Lugar, the six-termer from Indiana who lost his primary fight to tea party favorite Richard Murdouck last May, has picked up a new title: He's been awarded the Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, or KBE, his office announced.


  • ** FILE ** In this Nov. 19, 2012, photo, President Barack Obama "douses 11 flames" as he tours the Shwedagon Pagoda with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in Yangon, Myanmar. Little noticed during Obama's landmark visit to Myanmar was a significant concession that could shed light on whether that nation's powerful military pursued a clandestine nuclear weapons program, possibly with North Korea's help. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Myanmar says it's ready to sign nuclear agreement

    Little noticed in the warm glow of President Barack Obama's landmark visit to Myanmar was a significant concession that could shed light on whether that nation's powerful military pursued a clandestine nuclear weapons program, possibly with North Korea's help.


  • Dan Liljenquist, who is challenging six-term Sen. Orrin G. Hatch in Utah's Republican primary. (Associated Press)

    After Lugar's loss, Hatch not taking Senate race for granted

    Orrin G. Hatch appeared to be coasting to victory in Utah's Republican Senate primary, and then Richard G. Lugar happened.


  • **FILE** Nebraska state Sen. Deb Fischer addresses supporters May 16, 2012, as her former opponent, state Attorney General Jon Bruning, applauds. (Associated Press)

    GOP Senate hopes once again rest on insurgents

    For Senate Republicans, 2012 is starting a lot like 2010. They have a shot at taking control away from Democrats as long as insurgent conservatives who are defeating the party's more establishment candidates in primaries don't frighten too many independent voters like they did two years ago.


  • State Sen. Deb Fischer raises her hands with her sons Morgan, left, and Adam after winning the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in Lincoln, Neb. Fischer will face Democrat Bob Kerrey in the November general election. (AP Photo/The Omaha World-Herald,Mark Davis)

    Nebraska sets stage for Kerrey-Fischer race

    An insurgent Republican lawmaker in Nebraska will square off against former Sen. Bob Kerrey this fall in the state's U.S. Senate race, as Democrats look to hold onto the Senate seat and control of one part of Capitol Hill.


  • Sen. Richard G. Lugar, Indiana Republican

    PRUDEN: Can Indiana nice save an old lion Lugar?

    Smashmouth politics, the norm nearly everywhere else, has overtaken "Indiana nice" on the banks of the old Wabash. A lion of the Senate ‚ as Senate lions are now measured — is likely to fall today.


  • Sen. Lugar

    PRUDEN: Eagle Scout Lugar hits the sawdust

    Once upon a time, summertime was camp-meeting time all over Indiana, but now not quite so much. Nevertheless, it's a season for politicians to hit the sawdust trail in search of something that passes for the old-time religion. Judgment Day is at hand.


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