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Right-Wing Group Spends $800,000 To Buy Senate Seat For Guy Who Thinks Medicare Is Unconstitutional

By Ian Millhiser  

"Right-Wing Group Spends $800,000 To Buy Senate Seat For Guy Who Thinks Medicare Is Unconstitutional"

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The conservative Club For Growth just bought $800,000 worth of ad time to boost the candidacy of Richard Mourdock, the Indiana GOP senate candidate. That’s in addition to the at least $1.6 million the Club spent to boost Mourdock in his primary challenge against incumbent Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN). During that primary, Mourdock was videoed mocking the very idea that Medicare and Social Security are constitutional:

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