Evan Bayh News
Republicans See Turnaround in Indiana Senate Race
Republicans are growing increasingly confident of winning the U.S. Senate race in Indiana, which Democrats hoped to lock up by luring former Sen. Evan Bayh into running for his old seat
Bayh Calls for Suspending Congressional Pay in Stalemates
U.S. Senate candidate Evan Bayh says members of Congress shouldn't get paid if they don't pass a budget or if government shuts down in partisan gridlock
Former President Bush Visits Indiana to Boost Todd Young
Former President George W. Bush is in Indiana to boost U.S. Senate candidate Todd Young
CIA Apologizes for Searching Senate Intel Committee Computers
CIA Director John Brennan has apologized to the leadership of the Senate Intelligence Committee after the CIA’s Inspector General determined that agency officials inappropriately searched the stand-alone computer network used by committee staffers in preparing their report on the C.I.A.’s detention
Sex, Drugs and Pornography: The Invasive Process of VP Vetting
Being vetted as a vice presidential running mate sounds about as invasive and uncomfortable as… well, use your imagination. Infidelity? Pornography? Drugs? No question is off limits. Even Mitt Romney, who has kept a bulk of his tax returns under wraps during his run for the presidency, showed some
Pawlenty Surges to Forefront of Romney Veepstakes Speculation
One year ago today, Tim Pawlenty launched the first Iowa television ads of the 2012 campaign, signaling a media blitz before the crucial Iowa straw poll last August. That straw poll ended disastrously for Pawlenty, a third-place finish that led to his abrupt withdrawal from the Republican primary.
Nothing In Moderation (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: EXCLUSIVE: ABC’s Robin Roberts sits down with President Obama today at the White House for an exclusive interview. Watch it tomorrow on “Good Morning America.” END OF AN ERA: What the defeat of a 36-year veteran...
Dick Lugar's Indiana Loss Is a Win for Democrats
In a tough year for Senate campaigns, Democrats will take everything they can get. This year’s map of Senate races heavily favors the GOP, which will defend only 10 seats to Democrats’ 23. Six Democratic incumbents have declined to run, and Democrats will have to...
Mourdock Defeats Lugar in GOP Indiana Senate Primary
Dick Lugar’s 35 years in the U.S. Senate will come to a close. State Treasurer Richard Mourdock, backed by tea partiers and conservative campaign groups outside the state, has ousted Lugar in Indiana’s Republican Senate primary, the Associated Press projects. Mourdock will face Demcoratic Rep....
Indiana's Senate Primary: What It Means, What It Doesn't
Dick Lugar, the Senate’s longest-tenured Republican, is in the midst of his toughest campaign of the past 30 years. With the help of outside groups aligned with the Tea Party movement, state Treasurer Richard Mourdock stands a good chance of unseating Lugar in Tuesday’s primary...