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Poll gives Donnelly 11-point lead over Mourdock

Richard Mourdock

A poll of likely voters in Indiana showed Democratic Senate candidate Joe Donnelly with an eleven point lead over GOP rival Richard Mourdock, whose comments on rape and abortion in October drew consternation from Democrats and some Republicans.


Mourdock: God at work when rape leads to pregnancy

Richard Mourdock

Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock said Tuesday when a woman becomes pregnant during a rape, "that's something God intended." Mourdock, who's been locked in one of the most watched Senate races, was asked during the final minutes of a debate with Democratic challenger Representative Joe Donnelly whether abortion should be allowed in cases of rape or incest.


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