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izzybeans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 10:29 AM
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What national level groups would support a primary run against Evan Bayh?
It's probably an unlikely win, however, the unrest in Indiana against Bayh is very considerable (from discussions with party activists). Yet, no one is talking of running, and many believe raising money for the new candidate would be very difficult in the state (given daddy's boy has all the big state money locked up).

Anyway, Bayh is low hanging fruit for a Scott Brown style Republican run against this democratically held seat. Progressive and perhaps even moderate Democrats are not going to vote for him this time around, that is for sure. Without them he can't win, or at least runs a big risk of losing. The most fickle of voting blocks will jump ship regardless of how much he thinks is faux-moderate stances (which is another way to say "his inability to take a stand") is attractive to them. This was the primary lesson I learned after Mass. anyway.

Who nationally could pump money into Indiana? You know the DNC will not do it. And you native hoosiers, who would, could, or should run?

Note: I previously wondered if the "primary strategy" was useful. I still don't think it is in the presidential election, but House and Senate well...If there still is a reservoir of anti-incumbency out there, then this is the only way to capitalize on it.
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LiberalFighter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:55 AM
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1. Any credible candidate would not run against Bayh. He is the power player in the state.
Which was why I wanted Jill Long Thompson to win the governor's election in '08. Then she would had been the top office holder. Or at least minimize Bayh.
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