Donnelly wins Lugar's Senate seat

Nov 7, 2012

After 36 years in the Republican column, Indiana’s Senate seat has switched parties as Congressman Joe Donnelly defeated Republican Richard Mourdock Tuesday.

Considered one of the key races in determining control of the U-S Senate, the race between the two candidates – separated by a razor-thin margin for months – was colored by a significant influx of outside money and negative ads.