Another indication that Democrats are going to have a terrible November.Indiana Senator Evan Bayh is retiring.
The news is particularly bad since a Democratic seat in a conservative state like Indiana is a valuable commodity. Now that seat will likely to to the GOP. Among the contenders: former senator Dan Coates, who’s been working in DC as a lobbyist for the last several years.
Update: This announcement is particularly nasty for Democrats since, as Hot Air notes, it’s so late in the cycle, the party only has four days to name a new nominee. The party will feel seriously screwed over by this, though it only just reinforces how unhappy the Democrats in Washington are right now.
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