Evan Bayh to Retire

Indiana Senator Evan Bayh will retire rather than run for re-election in the fall according to Chris Cillizza over at the Fix. Bayh’s decision is a blow to the Democratic Party, which will be hard pressed to hold this seat in Indiana. Bayh had been looking at a challenge from former Senator Dan Coats, but is sitting on a $13 million dollar war chest and a twenty point lead in the polls. Despite that Bayh has chosen not to run. For all those Democrats who have been relentless in taking shots at Bayh lets see how you like the alternative.

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