The BayhPartisan

Written by a Hoosier for the consumption of America. This blog will be dedicated to news on the Senator and adding to the great marketplace of ideas that has been lacking in this country over the last half decade.

Monday, March 27, 2006

Evan Bayh in New Hampshire

Evan Bayh visted New Hampshire this last weekend. During the visit, he visited a variety of venues and was able to garner alot of local press coverage.

Bayh: Democrats must be firm on national security debate

Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh told a group of Democrats on Sunday that Democrats have to take on the national security debate with confidence. "Our message to the American people is we can be both tough and smart, good stewards of our nation's security, better stewards of our domestic policy," Bayh said during a fundraising event in Manchester for state Senate candidate Betsi DeVries. "You don't have to choose one or the other. You can have both."

Sen. Bayh tests presidential waters

U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., may not be an official presidential candidate, but he certainly sounded like one Sunday.
The son of Birch Bayh - who lost his bid for the Democratic nomination to Jimmy Carter in 1976 - brought his anti-partisanship "we can do better" message to fellow Democrats at two Port City gatherings.
"We’re part of a filtering system to weed out bad candidates," said Peter Somssich of the Portsmouth Democrats.
"I hope I don’t get weeded," Bayh responded. "Pruned a little, but not weeded."

Sen. Bayh tells Democrats he backs current primary

Bayh made clear yesterday he wants things to stay as they are — with no other contests between Iowa and New Hampshire.
"I hope you retain your position. I'm going to do everything I can to keep it that way," said Bayh. His words were greeted with a standing ovation from the partisan crowd of about 150.
"Now that I've won the Profiles in Courage award, that's what I believe," Bayh added, to laughter.

Bayh calls for reaching out to Republicans, expanding health insurance

Indiana Senator Evan Bayh told New Hampshire Democrats this morning that they need to reach out to voters of all parties and persuade them of the left's strengths on national security.

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