An outside spending group backed by the Koch Brothers has poured $1 million into negative advertising in the Indiana Senate race, in response to former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh’s late decision to enter the contest.
Leading Off: ? IN-Sen: On Monday, the DSCC released a Garin-Hart-Yang Research Group poll giving Democrat Evan Bayh a massive 54-33 lead over Republican Rep. Todd Young in the Indiana Senate race. The poll was conducted July 12 to July...Show More Summary
Leading Off: ? IN-Sen: On Wednesday, two days after CNN reported that he'd launch a surprise comeback bid for the Senate, former Sen. Evan Bayh finally kicked off his campaign to reclaim his old seat. CNN updated its original story to...Show More Summary
In a series of jarring tweets Wednesday afternoon, blogger and co-editor of the tech site Boing Boing Xeni Jardin alleged that former Indiana senator Birch Bayh, the father of current senatorial candidate Evan Bayh, sexually assaulted...Show More Summary
A Democratic majority in the Senate probably means having some massive tools in the caucus. Baron Hill was going absolutely nowhere in the Indiana Senate race. Winning Indiana would really help Democrats retake the Senate. I get all of this. But boy am I not excited about the return of Evan Bayh. It’s not that […]
The former Democratic Senator left Congress in 2010
Bayh's return boosts the chances of Democrats to win the seat held by Republican Sen. Dan Coats, who is retiring. National Democrats pushed for Bayh to enter the race, seeing him as having a better chance to defeat GOP candidate U.S. Rep. Todd Young as Democrats seek to gain the four or five seats they need to win Senate control.
Leading Off: ? IN-Sen: Just before the filing deadline in 2010, Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh shockingly declared he'd retire, turning a seat that Democrats were favored to hold into one that the GOP was easily able to pick up. Now, just as...Show More Summary
The former Indiana senator could bolster Democrats’ chances of retaking the Senate, but a dispute over an accountability review hangs over him.
Former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh's decision to jump into the Indiana Senate race has upended the battle for the Senate majority in 2016 by expanding the map for Democrats. The party's previous nominee, former Rep. Baron Hill, stepped aside Monday. Show More Summary
A bid by Mr. Bayh could strengthen the Democratic Party’s prospects of winning majority control of the Senate in November.
Evan Bayh to announce bid for Indiana Senate seat, replacing the current Democratic nominee https://t.co/o5PLgQdAEo pic.twitter.com/IfT4JH3X30 — Talking Points Memo (@TPM) July 11, 2016 This is intriguing especially as it moved a reach race into a toss-up race for Democrats. With Bayh expected to get into #INSen, the Crystal Ball now has it as a […]
WASHINGTON - Former Rep. Baron Hill withdrew today from the Indiana Senate race and could be replaced by former Sen. Evan Bayh.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh is expected to make another run for Senate in Indiana, Democratic officials said Monday, a development that would dramatically improve the party's chances to win back the vacant seat, and Senate control along with it. [...]Show More Summary
Evan Bayh is reportedly about to shake up the battle over control of the Senate. The former Indiana senator, who was a considered a strong candidate to serve as President Barack Obama's running mate in 2008, is expected to announce Monday that he's jumping into the race for Republican Sen. Show More Summary
Rep. Todd Young and Rep. Marlin Stutzman are running in the Indiana Republican Senate primary to replace retiring Sen. Dan Coats (R). This is a developing story. It will be updated.
Todd Young is actually, at least on paper, one of the best so-called “establishment Republican” candidates. He has a genuinely impressive background—military, academic and professional. I think he could potentially be a very effective...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, voters in Indiana will cast ballots in their state’s presidential primary, but they’ll also be voting in downballot primaries as well. The Republican Senate contest takes center stage, and two House battles are also on the menu for the GOP. Below is our look at the key races to watch. Show More Summary
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate candidate who has railed against out-of-control government spending paid his brother-in-law nearly $170,000 to manage the finances of his congressional campaign. The relative worked as a car salesman...Show More Summary
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Documents: Indiana Senate candidate billed campaign $2K in airfare for family trip to California.