Politics

Pence rules out run against Bayh

Mike Riggs Contributor

Despite a late recruitment push from the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Indiana Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) announced he won’t be challenging Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) this year, and will instead seek re-election to the House.

Republicans have grown increasingly bullish on their chances at winning Bayh’s Indiana Senate seat in light of the worsening political environment for Democrats, but don’t have a strong candidate willing to take him on — at least not yet.

Full story: Pence not running against Bayh – The Scorecard – POLITICO.com.