Attorneys representing Stand Up for Democracy, a broad coalition of labor and community groups, presented the case.
So much for the Republican and establishment media effort to concoct a fight.
Lugar's defeat is seen as a loss to advocates for a sensible foreign policy.
Republican senators today filibustered the Stop Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act. Their action threatens to create havoc with the economy, and wreck the country's future.
Filling a federal courtroom and adjacent overflow room, some 300 Cleveland area residents heard two hours of testimony on Ohio's new voter suppression law.
In his first official rally of the 2012 campaign, the president ripped Mitt Romney before a crowd of about 14,000.