Evan Bayh, Big Oil and Coal’s Great White Hope, is Open for Business

By: Monday May 18, 2009 11:55 am

Evan Bayh is once again going to act as Big Oil’s best friend in the Senate, refusing to commit to passing renewable energy standards.

As Yglesias notes, even Rich Boucher — who represents a coal-heavy Appalachian district that went 59% for McCain — is on board with Waxman’s compromises on the American Clean Energy and Security Act.


Shorter Evan Bayh

By: Wednesday March 25, 2009 5:50 pm

Compare and contrast. . . .

Evan Bayh: “Building Bridges” to Nowhere

By: Wednesday March 25, 2009 9:41 am

I was on Rachel Maddow last night talking about the efforts of Campaign for America’s Future, USAction, blogs and others to push back against Evan Bayh and his coalition of self-described “centrists.” Bayh and his buddies have announced they will join with the Republicans and undermine Obama’s ability to use the reconciliation process to pass the budget and healthcare.

Evan Bayh Shows How to Define McCain

By: Monday August 18, 2008 2:22 pm

If the Republicans thought they had an easy winner having bomb-bomb-Iran McCain rhetorically outblustering George Bush on the Georgian catastrophe, they got a surprise yesterday from an unlikely source. Appearing on CBS’ Face the Nation, Senator Evan Bayh showed how to respond to the nonsensical “Georgian policy disaster must be good for McCain” talking point.

Why Bayh?

By: Monday August 4, 2008 8:00 pm

Evan Bayh is outside the mainstream of the Democratic Party, and America. Why should Barack Obama choose him as his running mate?

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