| Apr 21, 2010
| 5:50 AM
The debate was the last, best chance for the GOP candidates to make an impression on voters before the May 4th primary.
The five Republicans are vying for their party's nomination to win the seat held by Democrat Evan Bayh who stunned the state when he...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 7:33 AM
A recent Rasmussen Reports poll has Republican Dan Coats with 50% support to Democratic challenger, Rep. Brad Ellsworth, with only 34%.
8% of voters polled said they prefer another candidate while 9% said they remain undecided.
The candidates are...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 3:04 PM
Senator Evan Bayh (D-Indiana) is taking time out from Washington to campaign for the man he hopes will succeed him in the U.S. Senate.
He joined fellow Democrat Brad Ellsworth (D-8th District) in Indianapolis and three other Indiana cities Friday....
| Dec 20, 2010
| 12:00 PM
UPDATE: Indiana Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman announced Monday she will not be running for governor in 2012, citing minor health issues.
She released the following statement:
"With much disappointment, I am announcing today that I will not be a...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 3:08 PM
Senator Evan Bayh is getting ready to adjust to life as a civilian after holding political office for the past 22 years in one capacity or another.
He stopped at the Starfish Initiative downtown Tuesday to give a farewell speech.The Starfish initiative...
| Jul 20, 2010
| 6:50 AM
You do everything you can to protect your identity, but even that may not be enough. A Fox59 News investigation uncovered your information can be randomly selected, and victims say getting help is hard.
Jon was the victim of a crime and he said he had...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 3:29 PM
Republican Dan Coats' battle for Evan Bayh's U.S. Senate seat hit the airwaves Friday with an ad aimed at TV viewers.
His Democratic opponent, Representative Brad Ellsworth was also airing commercials but has since pulled them off the air (for now,...
| Nov 2, 2010
Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California.
Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
| Oct 20, 2010
| 2:00 PM
The election is less than two weeks away and the political ads are jamming the airwaves, with all sorts of claims and accusations. Some true, some not.
With the help of a non-partisan fact checking organization Fox59 News puts the ads to the truth test,...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Former U.S. Senator Evan Bayh (D-Indiana) and his wife Susan were in Christchurch, New Zealand when a deadly earthquake struck Tuesday. A spokesperson with the Washington, D.C. law firm McGuireWoods LLP said the couple was attending an international...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 8:09 AM
Another Southern Indiana political hopeful says "no" to a possible run for governor. Former 8th District Congressman Brad Ellsworth told a local Evansville newspaper Monday he won't be running for any office in 2012.
Ellsworth lost to Dan Coats in...