Confessions of a Hoosier Democrat

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Thursday, February 16, 2006

Sen Bayh in Iowa

For a guy who's not running for President, he's sure spending a lot of time in Iowa... *wink*

Anyways... he's generating a lot of headlines...

Visiting senator calls for more leak details - Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh said in Des Moines on Monday that if Vice President Dick Cheney urged a subordinate to leak classified information for political gain, "We've got to get to the bottom of it."

Bayh To Visit Statehouse - Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh is making another visit to central Iowa.
Bayh is scheduled to visit with members of the House Democratic Caucus at the Statehouse Monday afternoon.

Bayh pledges help to Democratic candidates - DES MOINES, Iowa - Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh met privately Monday with Democratic lawmakers, pledging his support throughout the fall campaign to help them regain control of the state Legislature.

Senator Evan Bayh doing intra-state work - Indiana senator and possible democratic presidential candidate, Evan Bayh wrapped up a three-day trip to Iowa Monday.
He pledged his support to help democratic lawmakers there regain control of the state legislature.

Bayh gives Iowa lawmakers lesson in bipartisanship - U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, an Indiana Democrat who is considering a run for president in 2008, gave Iowa lawmakers a lesson in bipartisanship Monday at the Statehouse.The former Indiana governor talked with Democrats in the Iowa Senate in a closed-door meeting about the challenges of working in an evenly divided legislature

Presidential hopeful Bayh urges Iowa Democrats to focus on terrorism - CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Sen. Evan Bayh said Saturday Democrats shouldn't shy away from confronting President Bush on terrorism and national security because Republicans may be surprisingly vulnerable those issues."I believe for both substantive and political reasons we ought to take them on on that issue," Bayh said. "I believe they are vulnerable."

Bayh says Democrats must be able to prove they can keep U.S. safe - Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh, who plans to visit Iowa today, on Friday discouraged fellow Democrats from making the Bush administration's use of wiretapping a campaign issue."This should not be a political fight," Bayh, who is weighing a campaign for president in 2008, said in a telephone interview.

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