If the Senate campaign of Republican Indiana state Treasurer Richard Mourdock has been trying to shed his declarations against bipartisanship and compromise lately, perhaps it's because even the GOP's fiery vice presidential nominee doesn't agree with him.
But Mourdock said often in his primary campaign to oust incumbent Sen. Richard Lugar that the elder statesman's style of working across the aisle was part of the problem, and that "We need less bipartisanship in Congress."
He also argued that if there's compromise, it should be entirely on the part of Democrats. Such a notion was recently summarily dismissed by none other than Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Mitt Romney's running mate, in an interview he did before being named to the ticket.
"I obviously don't agree with that," Ryan said at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Summit early in the summer when asked about Mourdock's comments.
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