Super Pac pulls out of Lugar race in IN

The American Action Network can read the polls, and what they see is Senator Dick Lugar in Indiana likely defeated in the primary on May 8. The Super Pac, which has been supporting incumbent GOP senators against primary challengers, pulled the plug and walked away, leaving Lugar to his own devices. Politico: The American Action Network is pulling out of the Indiana GOP Senate primary, dropping its efforts on behalf of embattled Sen. Dick Lugar less than two weeks before the May 8 election, sources told POLITICO. Dan Conston, a spokesman for AAN, explained: "We've decided we're going to let this race play out." The group has already begun to pull its TV dollars; no further ads will run after Tuesday and digital advertising in the race has stopped effective immediately. AAN, one of the top Republican independent spending groups, had spent heavily in the Indianapolis media market in recent weeks. The organization has pummeled Lugar's challenger, state Treasurer Richard Mourdock,...(Read Full Post)