Young's victory toppled an Indiana political dynasty started when Bayh's father, Birch Bayh, was first elected to the Legislature in the 1950s.
Democrat Evan Bayh was a strong favorite to capture his old U.S. Senate seat when he unexpectedly entered the race in July with a famous Indiana political name and millions of dollars in his campaign bank account. That’s no longer the case.
The new WTHR/Howey Politics Indiana poll shows the governor’s race as a tossup, and Todd Young with a five-point lead over Evan Bayh in the battle for U.S. Senate.
U.S. Senate candidate Evan Bayh, a Democrat, is focusing on trade in the last weeks of the election, trying to paint Republican Todd Young as misaligned with the best interests of the Hoosier worker—but Bayh also has his weaknesses when it comes to trade.
With less than four weeks to make their case to voters, Republican Todd Young and Democrat Evan Bayh are in the throes of one of the most competitive U.S. Senate races in the country.
Democrat Evan Bayh made $6.2 million since January 2015 while his net worth rose as high as $48.5 million, according to a personal financial disclosure report filed with the U.S. Senate late Sunday night.
A chorus of Republican leaders on Saturday said vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is well suited to move to the top of the ticket if they can persuade Donald Trump to quit.
The Democrat held more than four dozen meetings and phone calls with head hunters and future corporate employers in the months after announcing his surprise retirement but before he left office, an Associated Press investigation found.
Democrats concede that their initial strategy of scaring off the GOP with a shock-and-awe entry from Evan Bayh didn't pan out. But they insist they still have a path to victory.
Both the U.S. Senate and Indiana gubernatorial races could be tossups by the time Election Day rolls around.
The former governor and senator says he can “no longer sit on the sidelines and watch as partisan bickering grinds Washington to a halt.”
U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman's entry into the race pits him against former Indiana Republican Party Chairman Eric Holcomb, who launched his campaign last month after Dan Coats, 71, announced he wouldn't seek re-election in 2016.
Central Indiana residents will have a front-row seat on the close race for U.S. Senate, as Democrat Joe Donnelly and Republican Richard Mourdock drill into each other’s partisan strongholds to pick up crucial votes.
The successor to France Cordova, who is stepping down this summer when her contract expires, will have to tip-toe between two almost contradictory demands: Cut costs for students yet spend more to ramp up Purdue’s research enterprise.
The ousted secretary of state claims Sen. Richard Lugar and former Sen. Evan Bayh vote from Indiana despite living near Washington, D.C. Lugar doesn't own a home in Indiana, and tea party activists want his candidacy disqualified as a result.