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On July 13, 2016
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 […]

Oh Shut Up

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On November 3, 2010

Shorter Evan Bayh: “The Dems need to ‘reconnect with the center’ by ignoring any progressive legislation and focusing on deficit reduction. The way to focus on deficit reduction is t

Deficit Hawkery Defined

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On September 17, 2010
Evan Bayh: “[t]here’s no bigger deficit hawk in Congress than I am.” So, of course, he must favor letting Bush’s unpopular upper-class tax cuts expire, right? Ha ha, just kidding. In fairness, there’s not necessarily a contradiction here; Bayh didn’t, after all, define his terms.  If we define “deficit hawk” by inference, I think Bayh […]

Whose Dream?

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On February 17, 2010

Peter Beinart’s reaction to Bayh’s resignation is…odd: Obama’s general-election win in Indiana, along with his victories in North Carolina and Virginia, were central to his claim t

3700 Against Evan Bayh

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On August 18, 2008
Not to be snarky or anything (Bayh is neither the worst nor the best VP choice available), but what lessons should be drawn from the fact that the 100000 Strong Against Evan Bayh Facebook group has, after a week, accumulated only 3753 members? Then again, as far as I can tell the biggest pro-Bayh group […]

Walk On Bayh?

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On August 6, 2008

As far as it goes, I think that Patashnik and Silver make reasonable points here. A congressman’s record has to be evaluated in context, and in said contexts Bayh’s record isn’t bad:

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