Evan Bayh Delivers New Blow to Senate Democrats

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) speaks during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) at the Pepsi Center August 27, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. (Getty)

Yesterday, Indiana's Democratic Senator Evan Bayh announced that he will not be seeking re-election later this year. The news came as both a shock and a painful blow to national Democrats still reeling from last month's upset in the Massachusetts special election that saw the loss of their supermajority status.

We talk to New York Times' chief political correspondent Adam Nagourney and Lisa Mascaro, Washington correspondent for The Las Vegas Sun for an analysis of Bayh's announcement and what it will do to the national political scoreboard.

Guests:

Lisa Mascarao and Adam Nagourney

Hosted by:

Todd Zwillich

Produced by:

Hsi-Chang Lin

Comments [1]

Thaddeus Danziger

Can't you hire people/reporters who can speak English? Ms.Moscarao said "Y'know",twice in every breath and then got interpretive with the word "engender"...so lame and,worse,Bad Radio,Tune-Out/Turn-Off Radio,Switch to the Competition (with commercials!) Radio.Dear Mr. Hockenberry-you've been around a while-How can you listen to this "bright" chatter? "Engender"?

Feb. 16 2010 09:05 AM

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