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Senator Lugar’s Press Releases

Lugar Receives Endorsement from Largest Indiana Teachers Association
5/17/2006: The ISTA and the NEA have formally endorsed Senator Lugar for reelection. This is the first time ISTA has endorsed Lugar for reelection.

TIME magazine dubs Lugar “The Wise Man”
4/19/2006: U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar has been named to TIME magazine’s list of “America’s 10 Best Senators” in the April 17, 2006 issue. TIME magazine called Lugar “The Wise Man” of the Senate.

Lugar Rolls Out FUEL FREEDOM Effort
3/29/2006: U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar rolled out his newest statewide effort, FUEL FREEDOM, to educate Hoosiers on the importance of increasing America’s energy security and enlisted their help in supporting a solution.

Lugar Addresses the Brookings Institution: U.S. Energy Security, A New Realism
3/13/2006: Senator Lugar’s address to the Brookings Institution on U.S. energy security

Lugar Delivers More Than 12,000 Certified Signatures to Rokita
1/18/2006: Senator Lugar delivered more than 12,000 certified signatures to Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita on January 18, 2006, to ensure his name will be on the primary election ballot on May 2, 2006.

Lugar Receives Indiana Farm Bureau Endorsement
12/14/2005: Indiana Farm Bureau endorsed U.S. Senator Dick Lugar’s reelection effort on Friday, December 10, 2005. This is the first political endorsement Lugar has received this cycle, with the 2006 election 47 weeks away. The Farm Bureau, a key voice for Indiana’s agricultural interests, voted on the endorsement at their annual convention.

Lugar Statement on Border Security
7/14/2005: On Tuesday, July 12, 2005, Senator Lugar held a hearing in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee concerning the issue of United States’ border security. Recently, Senator Lugar introduced the “North American Cooperative Security Act,” in an effort to address the issue of border security.

Lugar Rolls Out Reelection Effort
4/22/2005: U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar rolled out his reelection effort while speaking in Lawrence County on Friday, April 22, 2005.

Lugar Statement on Senate Passage of Class Action Reform
2/10/2005: Senator Lugar’s statement on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005.

Poll: 74% of Hoosiers have Favorable Opinion of Lugar
1/27/2005: Senator Lugar’s campaign manager received the following memo outlining the Senator’s favorability rating among Hoosiers.

Lugar Hires Campaign Staff, Moves Office in Preparation for 2006
12/21/2004: U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar has announced that he has hired new campaign staff and has moved into new office space as he launches his reelection effort.

Lugar Has Most ‘Economically Efficient’ Voting Record in Congress
11/4/2004: Senator Lugar Has Most ‘Economically Efficient’ Voting Record in Congress

Nunn-Lugar in an Election Year
8/11/2004: Senator Dick Lugar, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee delivered the following speech at the National Press Club on August 11, 2004.

New Strategic Challenges for the Atlantic Community: Think Globally, Act Globally
6/25/2004: U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Dick Lugar made the following speech on Saturday, June 26 at the Hotel Kempinski, Istanbul, Turkey.

Lugar Supported Child Nutrition Legislation Clears Senate
6/24/2004: The United States Senate unanimously approved legislation providing for national child nutrition programs, including provisions authored by former Chairman of the Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee U.S. Senator Dick Lugar.

Statement on Death of President Reagan
6/7/2004: Senator Lugar made the following statement on the death of President Ronald Reagan.

New Nunn-Lugar Numbers Released
5/20/2004: U.S. Senator Dick Lugar announced today that the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has released the newest Nunn-Lugar Scorecard, showing that 6,312 former Soviet Nuclear warheads have been deactivated.