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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Indiana Republican Party
The Indiana Republican Party is the affiliate of the Republican Party in Indiana. The party is headed by the Indiana Republican State Committee, J. Murray Clark, Chairman. - Source: Wikipedia
Top Republicans were slow to embrace tea-party-backed Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock after he beat longtime GOP Sen. Richard G. Lugar in the May primary. Though Mr. Mourdock eventually won their support — and money — he could see both fade after telling a live television audience that when a woman becomes pregnant during a rape, "that's something God intended."
In 2008, Indiana Republicans experienced their first presidential loss in more than 40 years when Barack Obama carried the conservative state. In 2012, they are not about to let it happen again.
The lobbying office Dan Coats left in February to pursue a return to the U.S. Senate is only about two miles from the Capitol, but the path from the lobbying world back to Congress is rarely traveled.