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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2009-01-01  
 
NameEvan Bayh
Address10 West Market Street Suite 1650
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, United States
EmailNone
Websitehttp://www.evanbayh.com/
Born December 26, 1955
Died Still Living (59 years)
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifedPaul
Nov 30, 2012 11:17pm
Tags Caucasian - Norwegian - Moderate-to-Liberal - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Anti School Vouchers - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Pro Environment - Pro Free Trade - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Missile Defense - Pro-Smaller Government - Married - Christian - Episcopalian - Protestant - Straight -
InfoBirch Evans Bayh, III

(son of Senator Birch Bayh)

U.S. Senator Evan Bayh is dedicated to bringing common sense Hoosier Values to our nation's capital. Elected to his first term in November, 1998, Senator Bayh brought with him a remarkable record of sound fiscal management and economic growth from his two-terms as governor of Indiana (1989-1997). He has established himself as a leading mainstream voice in the Senate by working to put aside partisan differences and make real progress on a wide range of issues of importance to Americans.
Bayh's common sense approach is a hallmark of his work in the U.S. Senate. "Evan Bayh is staking out new political turf in Washington - and carving out his identity - by confronting the way things work in the tradition-bound U.S. Senate," wrote The Indianapolis Star. Bayh's signature legislative efforts seek to raise the performance of our nation's public schools, encourage responsible fatherhood, and provide tax relief for families struggling to afford the rising costs of college, retirement, and the long-term care of a loved one. The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette says Bayh's commitment to fiscally responsible tax cuts makes him "one of the few voices of reason" in Washington.

Bayh serves on four Senate committees: Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, on which he is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance; Energy and Natural Resources; the Select Committee on Intelligence; and the Special Committee on Aging.

Bayh is a leader of the New Democrat movement. He serves as Chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council (DLC), a national group of Democratic elected officials and community leaders who offer a third-way approach on issues that often fall victim to partisan politics. Bayh is a member of the Senate Centrist Coalition, a group of moderate senators from both parties who meet regularly and work together to find common ground. He helped establish the New Democrat Coalition, a new and growing group of senators who are committed to sensible bipartisan progress. Bayh also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Endowment for Democracy, a non-partisan group that works to promote and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide.

Before his election to the Senate, Bayh served two terms as Governor of Indiana, where he established the state as one of the strongest, most financially secure economies in the nation. "Mr. Bayh's record," reported The Wall Street Journal in 1992, "is one of a genuinely fiscally conservative Democrat." Stressing fiscal responsibility, lower taxes, job creation and lean government, then-Governor Bayh's list of achievements are remarkable: eight years without raising taxes; the greatest single tax cut; the largest budget surplus in state history; national leadership in moving people from welfare to work; more dollars for schools every year; high academic standards and new college opportunities; over 375,000 new jobs; tougher laws; and improved environmental quality.

Bayh was born in Shirkieville, Indiana. He graduated with honors in business economics from Indiana University in 1978, and received his law degree from the University of Virginia in 1981. After clerking for a federal court judge and entering private law practice in Indianapolis, he was elected Indiana's Secretary of State in 1986.

Senator Bayh counts as his most important role and greatest responsibility a position he assumed in November 1995: proud father of twin sons Beau and Nicholas - a joy he shares daily with his wife, Susan.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
04/20/2008-04/23/2008 Selzer & Co. 53.00% ( 8.0) 27.00% ( 3.0) 20.00% ( 5.0)
02/03/2008-02/05/2008 Survey USA 58.00% ( 3.0) 32.00% ( 3.0) 9.00% ( 1.0)
11/13/2007-11/16/2007 Selzer & Co. 61.00% ( 9.0) 24.00% ( 5.0) 15.00% ( 4.0)
11/19/2006-11/21/2006 Survey USA 61.00% ( 7.0) 29.00% ( 11.0) 10.00% ( 3.0)
06/09/2006-06/11/2006 Survey USA 54.00% ( 4.0) 40.00% ( 10.0) 7.00% ( 6.0)
03/10/2006-03/12/2006 Survey USA 58.00% ( 2.0) 30.00% ( 0.0) 13.00% ( 3.0)
01/13/2006-01/15/2006 Survey USA 60.00% ( 7.0) 30.00% ( 8.0) 10.00% ( 1.0)
06/10/2005-06/12/2005 Survey USA 67.00% ( 0.0) 22.00% ( 0.0) 11.00% ( 0.0)
03/25/2005-03/30/2005 Selzer & Co. 70.00% ( 0.0) 19.00% ( 0.0) 11.00% ( 0.0)
06/14/2003-06/18/2003 Indiana University 70.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0) 18.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor
From Father to Son: A Private Life in the Public Eye  Purchase Barack O-blame-a 

EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 07, 2011 12:25pm Blog Entry Evan Bayh Sucks  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Mar 15, 2011 09:00pm Perspective The sad, hypocritical retirement of Evan Bayh   Article Monsieur 
Jan 21, 2011 11:00pm Announcement Former Senator Bayh Joins Apollo  Article Karma Policeman 
Nov 24, 2010 12:00pm General Bayh says he'll campaign for Obama  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Nov 03, 2010 01:20pm Blog Entry Gather Round for a Smarmy Evan Bayh Lecture, Democrats!  Article Homegrown Democrat 
May 21, 2010 04:00pm News AIDS joke by Bayh misfires  Article Penn Con 
Feb 22, 2010 02:00pm News Bayh says Sen. Brown may be 'cure'  Article Penn Con 
Feb 16, 2010 06:10pm Analysis Did Evan Bayh "Hate" Liberals?  Article Eddie 
Feb 16, 2010 11:00am Statement Bayh: Congress has created no jobs  Article Scott³ 
Dec 14, 2009 03:55pm General Evan Bayh calls on President Obama to veto spending bill  Article Jason 
Mar 08, 2009 04:10pm Opinion Evan Bayh is a Corporatist Class Warrior  Article Craverguy 
Sep 23, 2007 08:20pm Endorsement Indiana Sen. Bayh to endorse Clinton  Article COSDem 
Aug 14, 2006 02:00pm News Bayh Dispatches 25 Staffers To Iowa Campaigns  Article GavinBrown 
Jul 08, 2006 12:00pm News Bayh plans hard campaign in Iowa  Article COSDem 
Jun 05, 2005 12:00pm News Still not running, Bayh bashes Bush  Article The Sunset Provision 
May 18, 2005 09:00am News Bayh says he's Clinton, but he's a bit Gore too  Article The Sunset Provision 
Apr 04, 2005 11:00am Poll Bayh does well in poll of Hoosiers  Article ArmyDem 
Feb 09, 2005 12:00am Commentary Hillary shows how Dems can woo 'heartland'  Article None Entered 
Jan 26, 2005 12:00am News Bayh says he won't support nominee for secretary of state  Article PragCon 3.0 
Nov 16, 2004 12:00am News Bayh gets early look for '08 president race  Article PragCon 3.0 

TWITTER
Thu Apr 23 17:42:38 +0000 2015 - Earlier this month, Hillary Clinton formally announced her campaign to be our next President. This morning I... http://t.co/CnBYAJUIrk

Thu Apr 23 17:39:00 +0000 2015 - Today I emailed my supporters to announce that I am all in for @HillaryClinton. I hope you'll be part of our team. https://t.co/RGjoqbeGdI

Tue Apr 21 01:08:40 +0000 2015 - RT @NA_YGN: @SenEvanBayh says invest in nuclear energy to meet our carbon goals http://t.co/v3H1gRDvn7 @washingtonpost #ActOnClimate

Mon Apr 20 15:52:15 +0000 2015 - I will be appearing on After the Bell today on Fox Business at 4 pm, hope you can tune in! http://t.co/HyVTFsTfOF

Mon Apr 20 15:50:48 +0000 2015 - I will be on @FBNATB at 4 pm today, hope you can tune in!

Thu Apr 16 13:29:01 +0000 2015 - About to appear on America's Newsroom on Fox News, hope you can tune in!

Thu Apr 16 13:27:27 +0000 2015 - About to appear on @AmericaNewsroom, hope you can tune in!

Wed Apr 15 13:34:19 +0000 2015 - RT @VSECoalition: @GovernorVA speaking on the next frontier of climate change in VA. "I am a huge advocate of nuclear." #climateva http://t…

Tue Apr 14 19:19:27 +0000 2015 - RT @HillaryforIA: Hillary's in Iowa today! Check back here for updates as she travels across the state. #HillaryInIA http://t.co/NGG9swSZRA

Tue Apr 14 19:18:40 +0000 2015 - RT @Nuclear_Matters: About to kick off here at #NuclearGoingForward #BNEFSummit #WatchThisSpace http://t.co/kcY6UyO7s8

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  05/03/2016 IN US Senate - D Primary ???
  08/22/2008 US Vice President - D Selection Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  01/03/2007 Seat 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2007 Seat 08 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 IN US Senate Won 61.65% (+24.42%)
  11/03/1998 IN US Senate Won 63.72% (+28.93%)
  05/05/1998 IN US Senate- D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 IN Governor Won 62.01% (+25.11%)
  11/08/1988 IN Governor Won 53.18% (+6.37%)
  05/03/1988 IN Governor - D Primary Won 83.06% (+71.90%)
  11/04/1986 IN Secretary of State Won 53.32% (+7.95%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 05, 2010 D Elena Kagan
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 06, 2009 I Sonia Sotomayor
US Attorney General - Feb 02, 2009 D Eric Holder
IN US President - D Primary - May 06, 2008 D Hillary Rodham Clinton
US Attorney General - Nov 08, 2007 R Michael Mukasey
CT US Senate - Nov 07, 2006 D Ned Lamont
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 NPA Reject
US Secretary of State - Jan 26, 2005 NPA Reject
Lafayette (IN) Mayor - Nov 04, 2003 D Tony Roswarski
West Lafayette (IN) Mayor - Nov 04, 2003 D Jan Mills