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Senator Evan Bayh

You're Subsidizing Drug Research, So Where's Your Return?

Diane Archer | Posted 08.21.2016 | Fifty
Diane Archer

The U.S. invests more than $32 billion each year in drug and biomedical research. Why doesn't the federal government then ensure reasonable prices for drugs developed with public funds -- an appropriate return on the public's investment?

Health Insurer CEOs' Big Paychecks Are Latest Target of Outraged Shareholders

Wendell Potter | Posted 06.23.2012 | Business
Wendell Potter

During all of my years of helping plan Cigna shareholder meetings, we had an unblemished string of non-events. Relatively few of the big-profit insurers have had to cope with contentious shareholder meetings. Those days are over.

Lucia Graves

Nice Timing: New York Times Investigation Of GOP Drops After Elections | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One week after Rep. Brad Ellsworth went down to defeat in the race against Dan Coats to fill the seat of retiring Senator Evan Bayh (D-I...

"Everything Is Broken": A Playlist for Our Broken Government

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

In music, when a record "breaks," it's a good thing. In Washington, when our government "breaks," it's generally a bad, bad thing. At least that's what I got from Senator Evan Bayh.

Bipartisan Blight III: Evan Bayh Bye

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

The substance of Evan Bayh's bipartisan policies that were enacted helped get us into the mess we are in, and are making it harder to get out of it.

What Happens To The $121k Californians Gave To Bayh?

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Now that Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh has announced that he will join the exodus of Democrats preparing to leave Congress later this year, the 80+ Californi...

A Thought on Evan Bayh and Partisan America

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Reich

Anger makes good television, but it's fake and it teaches Americans the wrong lessons. Anger also can win elections, but partisan anger is just as fake, and it undermines the functionality of our democracy.

Evan Bayh Presidential Run Chances? '"None, Whatsoever.'

AP/ The Huffington Post | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down for video of Bayh on 'Morning Joe' WASHINGTON — Two-term Sen. Evan Bayh says ever-shriller partisanship and the frustrations of gridloc...

Evan Bayh Packs It In

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

Bayh's decision to pack it in, after 12 years, is a loss to his party, and even more to his country. Most of all, it's a withering rebuke to Congress, which seems to have lost the knack for governing.

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...

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.

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.

Obama Supporters Engage In 50 State Post-Election Advocacy

Ruby Reid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ruby Reid

Post-election legislative advocacy and activism by volunteers organized during an election campaign is unprecedented, especially on a national scale.

Evan Bayh's "Name That Obstructionist!"

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Filipowicz

Senator Bayh announced today the formation of a "Moderate Dems Working Group", or to put it in layman's terms, a group of 15 or so Bush Dog... I'm sorry... Blue Dog conservative Democratic Senators.

Senate Dems May Punish Bayh, Feingold For Omnibus Opposition

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democrats are debating whether Sens. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) and Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) should be punished for opposing a $410 billion omnibus. Som...

Obama Volunteer Rewarded With "VIP Seating" In Mud

Chuck Lasker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chuck Lasker

I looked for the "VIP" seats, but there were no seats. Further and further we were sent, until in the rain, we entered a muddy open-air pen where we couldn't even see the stage.

Obama Mocks McCain As Change Agent, Tries To Convert GOP Voters Into "Obamacons"

Chuck Lasker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chuck Lasker

"The truth is that the country is not as divided as is our politics. McCain says he wants to reduce the rancor in Washington. I'm thinking, Did you pay attention to the last two days of your convention? I mean, were you not watching it?"

Evan Bayh, Hillary Supporter, Discourages Superdelegates From Endorsing

Washington Post | Jonathan Weisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With his state's critical primary in two short weeks, Democratic Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh -- a strong supporter of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton -- has be...

Jason Linkins

Evan Bayh Cautions: Don't 'Take Marching Orders From Osama bin Laden' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Soft-spoken Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN) may have been the last questioner of this morning's hearings on Iraq, but he ended up being a highlight of the he...