Indiana Republican, Sen. Dick Lugar, who is facing attacks from bothÂ Democrats and internal opponents to the right in a Republican primary, has been dealing with a tricky political issue: that he lives mainly in northern Virginia, in the Washington suburbs.
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The issue was first reported a week and a half ago by the Daily Caller -- noting that Lugar actually sold his home way back in 1977, but continues to use the same location as his legal voting address.
Lugar campaign spokesman David Willkie has now explained the issue to the local CBS affiliate in Indianapolis. "It's just like the United States military," said Willkie. "If you're military personnel and in defense of this country, in service to this country and you're overseas you keep your last place of residence."