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Ryan Grim

Evan Bayh Passed Over To Head NCAA | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Evan Bayh's bid to become the head of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), a dream job for a Hoosier if there ever was one, failed on ...

Brad Ellsworth SENATE Run: Indiana Congressman To Run For Bayh's Seat

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Count Ellsworth in. Indiana Democratic Congressman Brad Ellsworth has decided to run for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Evan Bayh, according ...

Evan Bayh's Retirement Sets Off Debate About Partisanship In Washington

The Washington Post | Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Evan Bayh's surprise decision not to seek reelection touched off a debate Tuesday among strategists and scholars about whether the Indiana senato...

Michael Falcone

Evan Bayh Predicts Third-Party Candidate Could Win Presidency: 'Ross Perot Moment' | Michael Falcone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.), who announced he would retire from his U.S. Senate seat at the end of his term, is already looking into his 2012 election cry...

American Politics: Generations of Failure

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

These days thoughtless dominates, substance doesn't matter. In fact it is something to cover up in stage presence.

Sam Stein

Evan Bayh's Retirement Leaves Democrats Scarred And Demanding Aggression | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Evan Bayh's abrupt announcement on Monday that he will retire at the end of his term has further united disparate voices within the Democratic...

Sam Stein

Evan Bayh Not Running For Re-Election | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) confirmed on Monday that he will not be running for re-election in 2010, citing a overly-partisan climate in Washington. The ...

Did Filibuster Reform Lead Sen. Bayh to Quit?

Michael Kieschnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Kieschnick

Bayh blamed lack of bipartisanship for his decision, but of all the potential reasons for his leaving the senate, this one is the most likely to be bogus.

Ryan Grim

Evan Bayh For President? Senator May Be Eyeing White House Run | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It took Evan Bayh, the son of a legendary Senator from Indiana, two terms of his own to learn that the conservative Democrat was living a lie as a leg...

Evan Bayh's Very Long 2009

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Sledge

More than Bayh's dimming political prospects, my guess is that what got to Bayh was the distinctly personal tone of the attacks on his wife, Susan.

Evan Bayh's Attacking GOP Challenger Dan Coats

Politico | ALEX ISENSTADT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the week since Dan Coats announced he was preparing to challenge Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh, Democrats have launched a withering, no-holds-barred as...

Mike Pence Won't Run For Senate, May Run For President

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The third ranking House Republican, Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.), announced Tuesday morning that his political aspirations didn't include a Senate run. No...

Evan Bayh May Get Challenge GOPer Mike Pence

Hotline | Reid Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of winning MA, GOPers are looking to put 1 more state in play if they can convince House GOP Conference chair Mike Pence to run against Se...

Senator Leahy's Letter to the G.A.O., the Investigative Arm of the U.S. Congress

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Chacko

The letter to the G.A.O., the investigative arm of the U.S. Congress, now over a year old, was sent by U.S. Senators Leahy, Bayh and Lugar following the disappearance of the Bayh Amendment.

RES Hangs on Two B's -- Bayh and Brownback

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jack Hidary

Senate leaders are dashing around to get one last yes vote for the Renewable Electricity Standard. The RES would be the first nationwide commitment to a minimum of solar, wind and geothermal energy.

Senate Rejects McCain In Bipartisan Fashion

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The bottom line of this story is that nine out of forty-one Republican senators just broke ranks with their party and voted to strip a McCain amendment from a budget bill.

The Beginning of the End for Obama

Seth Swirsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Seth Swirsky

Well, my greatest fears were not realized: Hillary Clinton was not chosen for Vice President by Barack Obama. Instead, he chose the 35-year Senator, ...

Slouching From Bayh -- The Anti-Draft's Impact

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

In a few days, the nascent anti-draft to stop Evan Bayh upended the national discussion of the senator as a leading VP option for Barack Obama.

The Irony Of Evan Bayh's Name Texted To My Phone

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

If Obama picks Evan Bayh, the son of a political family, the ultimate legacy politician, a supporter of the Iraq War, it will mean that once again, change is how you talk the talk.

Obama Will Name Bayh his VP Choice on Wednesday

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

While Washington Post columnist Chris Cillizza has positioned Bayh at the top of the heap for a few weeks now, after getting tips and making some logical conclusions the choice is obvious. Why?