|Former Treasurer of Indiana|
From: February 10, 2007 – August 29, 2014
Richard Earl Mourdock (born October 8, 1951) was the pro-life, movement conservative Treasurer of the State of Indiana who defeated the entrenched, better funded liberal Republican Richard Lugar in the primary for U.S. Senate in 2012, but ultimately lost against Democratic Joe Donnelly in November 2012.
|“||I struggled with in myself for a long time, but I came to realize that life is that gift from God. And, I think, even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen.||”|