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Bayh will not seek third term [EVAN BAYH (RAT INDIANA) IS RETIRING]
FOX NEWS/AP ^ | Feb 15, 2010 7:59 AM PST

Posted on 02/15/2010 7:43:23 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

JUST BREAKING....RED STATE DEMOCRAT RETIRES.


TOPICS: Breaking News; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: 111th; bayh; in2010; indiana
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To: Luke21
He can always ride to the rescue during a more socialistic election year.

Or he can take Obambi on from the right in 2012, as Zero's political collapse has only just begun. Bayh has always fashioned himself as a "centrist", you know, and politicians like to plan ahead.

51 posted on 02/15/2010 7:53:28 AM PST by Nonstatist
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To: SoFloFreeper

Delectable! :) ;) :)


52 posted on 02/15/2010 7:53:30 AM PST by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Brugmansian

“But...but...but...a KOS poll just a few days ago said Bayh was way, way ahead:”

LOL-was thinking the same thing!


53 posted on 02/15/2010 7:53:50 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the existing Constitution"Obama Adviser)
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To: SoFloFreeper

http://www.indystar.com/article/20100215/NEWS05/100215009/Evan-Bayh-will-not-seek-reelection

Local paper..


54 posted on 02/15/2010 7:54:03 AM PST by IamConservative (Liberty is all a good man needs to succeed.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

In one or two election cycles, a new kind of Democrat will come to fill these seats being vacated by crusty old Democrats. A new, extra nasty kind of Democrat who is Marxist and soulless.

What we are watching is a purge of the ‘gentle’ Democrat.


55 posted on 02/15/2010 7:54:08 AM PST by lurk
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To: Dallas59; Admin Moderator

No link to source web page


56 posted on 02/15/2010 7:54:10 AM PST by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Pat Caddell: Democrats are drinking kool-aid in a political Jonestown)
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To: BIOCHEMKY

what is hysterical about this is that I KNOW years ago he was being groomed to run for President ....

He should have become a Republican.


57 posted on 02/15/2010 7:54:21 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: SoFloFreeper

Some ‘rat traitors should be allowed to resign and go back to their families. Others....


58 posted on 02/15/2010 7:54:22 AM PST by PGalt
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To: SoFloFreeper
"The sad thing might be these retiring rats could be now willing to fall on swords with extremely UNPOPULAR votes."

However, we now have 41 votes so as long as we can hold our RINOS (and Snowe and Collins are doing a good job so far) he can't hurt us as much.
59 posted on 02/15/2010 7:54:23 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Sybeck1

The commentator who announced Bayh’s retirement on Fox News said that Bayh had been a possible running mate with Obama in 2008 and if Obama doesn’t see re-election, Bayh wanted to be free from any office to better be able to run for President in 2012.


60 posted on 02/15/2010 7:54:50 AM PST by BIOCHEMKY (I love liberty more than I hate war.)
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To: All

Wow! WOW! WOW!

Ohhhhhhhhh man my wildest dreams are coming true!


61 posted on 02/15/2010 7:54:51 AM PST by farlander (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Guess he saw the handwriting on the wall and didn’t want to run against Dan Coats, the popular Republican, who has announced he is going to run.


62 posted on 02/15/2010 7:54:54 AM PST by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Rick Perry - TX Gov/Coburn/Rubio - Senate 2010 !)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Evan Bayhpolar?


63 posted on 02/15/2010 7:54:59 AM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (Voters who thought their ship came in with 0bama are on their own Titanic.)
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To: SoFloFreeper; All

64 posted on 02/15/2010 7:55:07 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: SoFloFreeper; StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; ..
Wow, no wonder he's been even more of a milquetoast lately and hasn't stood up against the Obama administration - nor stood up for himself.

Good riddance, Evan! ;-D

65 posted on 02/15/2010 7:55:15 AM PST by nutmeg (Rush Limbaugh & Sarah Palin agree: NO third parties! Take back the GOP)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I wonder if this guy is going to primary Obama.


66 posted on 02/15/2010 7:55:17 AM PST by B Knotts (Calvin Coolidge Republican)
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To: stephenjohnbanker; sickoflibs

The dems had better pass something before it’s too late.


67 posted on 02/15/2010 7:55:41 AM PST by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Pat Caddell: Democrats are drinking kool-aid in a political Jonestown)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

i expect alot more because these rats dotn want to be in office when the great depression starts!


68 posted on 02/15/2010 7:55:44 AM PST by remaxagnt (`)
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To: SoFloFreeper
.this could turn the Senate seat there back to a Republican!!!

Three words: Senator Dan Coats

69 posted on 02/15/2010 7:55:54 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: SoFloFreeper

they don’t have 60 anymore, it dont matter.


70 posted on 02/15/2010 7:55:58 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (November is coming.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

My list of GOP Senate pickups now moves to +7...

Definitely - Indiana +1 (was in the “maybe” group), Nevada +2, North Dakota +3, Arkansas +4

Probably - Pennsylvania +5, Delaware +6, Colorado +7

Maybe - Illinois, Wisconsin

Lucky - NY Gillibrand, Cali, Washington

No Way - NY Schumer, Connecticut, etc


Probably won’t lose - Missouri, Ohio, New Hampshire

Definitely won’t lose - Florida, Louisiana,etc


71 posted on 02/15/2010 7:55:59 AM PST by lowtaxsmallgov (This Administration has absolutely no idea how to grow an economy)
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To: Carry_Okie
This is part of a systematic Democrat effort to run "blue dog" candidates who'll lie about how fiscally conservative they are, thus making them harder to defeat

Not this year, its not believable any more. .Bayh doesent have any skeletons as far as I know, so it looks like he's doing what Patches did in RI, bailing to avoid humiliation and hoping he can come back in better circumstances.

72 posted on 02/15/2010 7:56:17 AM PST by Nonstatist
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To: SoFloFreeper
Does the Hoosier jackass party have anyone strong in the bullpen or is this a near certain GOP pick-up? I'll bet Bammy promised him some type of appointment in return for helping him ramrod Obamacare or something equally odious through now that he doesn't have to run for reelection.

Every poll I saw gave him at least a 50-50 chance of holding this seat, so I'm almost certain he didn't just bail without getting something in return.

73 posted on 02/15/2010 7:56:45 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Kakaze
I smell scandal some where, Susan threw his clothes out the window, twice I know of when he was governor of Indiana...

I assume Susan is his wife? Tell us more... ;-)

74 posted on 02/15/2010 7:56:45 AM PST by nutmeg (Rush Limbaugh & Sarah Palin agree: NO third parties! Take back the GOP)
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To: SoFloFreeper

FOX news announcing Bayh up 20 pts over challenger Coats (R), but still retiring. Press conference at 2 p.m. today...


75 posted on 02/15/2010 7:56:51 AM PST by BIOCHEMKY (I love liberty more than I hate war.)
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To: Kakaze
Dick Morris hinted strongly(on Greta), that he had some dirt on Evan Bayh and his wife, in his upcoming book.
76 posted on 02/15/2010 7:56:51 AM PST by SmokingJoe
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To: SoFloFreeper
.this could turn the Senate seat there back to a Republican!!!

Three words: Senator Dan Coats

77 posted on 02/15/2010 7:57:24 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: SoFloFreeper

BWWWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!

Little pansy, it’s a good day for us hoosiers!


78 posted on 02/15/2010 7:57:44 AM PST by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: usconservative

I don’t think you would see this out of Bayh if Dan Coats had not thrown his hat in the ring.


79 posted on 02/15/2010 7:58:16 AM PST by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Rick Perry - TX Gov/Coburn/Rubio - Senate 2010 !)
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To: PhiKapMom
Is Coates a RINO?

As an aside, I would not be surprised to see Bayh run for Pres in 2012 since MAO-bama is falling faster than a drunk Billy Carter.

80 posted on 02/15/2010 7:58:17 AM PST by newfreep (Palin/DeMint 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Holy Wow


81 posted on 02/15/2010 7:58:29 AM PST by headstamp 2 ("No Good Deed Goes Unpunished")
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To: BIOCHEMKY
"Bayh wanted to be free from any office to better be able to run for President in 2012."

That might be what he wants people to think, but he'd be in a stronger position to challenge Obama after having won a re-election in a red state during a bloodbath year for Dems. He may want to challenge Obambi, but he wants to do it without a blemish on his record. He's afraid he's going to get a blemish on his record.
82 posted on 02/15/2010 7:58:31 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: SoFloFreeper
Yeah. Good news is, they still won't have enough votes for a filibuster proof majority, thanks to Scott Brown.
83 posted on 02/15/2010 7:58:38 AM PST by SmokingJoe
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To: Nonstatist
.Bayh doesent have any skeletons as far as I know

Twice I know of Susan threw his clothes out the upstairs window, on to the Governors mansion lawn, there are plenty of skeletons.

84 posted on 02/15/2010 7:58:39 AM PST by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing.....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: lurk

I think that would be a great development. At least lift the facade of the “gentle” Democrat who is a Quesling for the likes of Pelosi and Reid. Whom in turn give the Quesling enough cover in the run up to the election to claim they are independent.


85 posted on 02/15/2010 7:58:49 AM PST by C19fan
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To: Sprite518
Bayh will get some government appointment, ed.g, ambassador, cabinet member, agency head, etc or become a lobbyist. I do find the following interesting.

President-Elect Obama Supports Senator in Recruiting Tony Dungy for Government Work--Tony Dungy hasn't even been unemployed for two full days just yet, but he's already coveted by the government. Evan Bayh, a Senator from Indiana, would like to bring Dungy aboard to promote responsible fatherhood nationwide.

Maybe Tony Dungy is going to run for Bayh's seat.

86 posted on 02/15/2010 7:58:53 AM PST by kabar
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To: SoFloFreeper

87 posted on 02/15/2010 7:59:09 AM PST by nhwingut (Palin/Bachmann '12)
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To: nutmeg
Susan and the fact that they had adorable twins helped him get elected....He also was fiscally conservative as a Governor....
88 posted on 02/15/2010 7:59:40 AM PST by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: reagan_fanatic

MORE LIKE TAR AND FEATHERS in Nov.


89 posted on 02/15/2010 7:59:47 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Buh, bye


90 posted on 02/15/2010 8:00:05 AM PST by fooman (Get real with Kim Jung Mentally Ill about proliferation)
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To: Brugmansian
Daily Kos also had Coakley winning in Massachusetts. We know how that turned out.
91 posted on 02/15/2010 8:00:50 AM PST by SmokingJoe
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To: TigerLikesRooster

bttt


92 posted on 02/15/2010 8:01:03 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: BIOCHEMKY
"FOX news announcing Bayh up 20 pts over challenger Coats (R), but still retiring. Press conference at 2 p.m. today..."

There has to be other things out there on the horizon. No one retires if he's up on his opponent by 20 and has loads of cash to spend. Something is afoot.
93 posted on 02/15/2010 8:01:16 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: SoFloFreeper

I think people on our side need to be concerned about all these drop outs it signals that the libs have another plan maybe centralize power so much in the bureacracy that elected position will have little or no way of reversing BO policies. Something is not right here....


94 posted on 02/15/2010 8:01:28 AM PST by Three if by government
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To: John W

“Something is up here.”

I believe it’s the slow drip becoming a great leak and the damn is about to break on some issues.


95 posted on 02/15/2010 8:01:32 AM PST by Joe Marine 76 (Semper Fi!)
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Drudge is slow with this one today!


96 posted on 02/15/2010 8:02:11 AM PST by RatsDawg
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To: SoFloFreeper

Footsteps! They’re hearing FOOTSTEPS!


97 posted on 02/15/2010 8:02:15 AM PST by prisoner6 (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered! I am a FREE MAN!)
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To: Dallas59
All the Dem's are jumping ship like the Rats they are..The best news I could hear now is that Nancy Pelosi and the Fag Barney Franks is leaving..Both of then think they have a safe seat..I wish people would show these two and others they can be replaced..

Have you noticed the ones that are not leaving on their own are dying off,maybe that is what these criminals are afraid of..death..

98 posted on 02/15/2010 8:02:53 AM PST by PLD
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To: SoFloFreeper

This is such stunningly bad news, HuffPo has yet to get a single comment on the breaking story. Anti-Palin rumors would have 1000+ posts by now.


99 posted on 02/15/2010 8:03:47 AM PST by KansasCanadian (The president of the United States actually has to be able to walk and chew gum at the same time.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Local radio has had a few hit pieces on Dan Coats for being a lobbyist. Then, soon after, some are mentioning that Susan Bayh is sitting on the boards of a couple of huge pharmaceutical companies...making millions of $$$.

Similar situations in some people’s eyes.


100 posted on 02/15/2010 8:04:00 AM PST by Purdue Pete
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