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If for some reason you missed the news, catch up here. Indiana Democratic Senator Evan Bayh is bowing out of the reelection race, leaving Democrats scrambling to hold onto his seat. While Bayh held a commanding lead over his opponent, many political analysts are now giving the edge to Republicans.

In his statement on Monday, Bayh lamented the polarization of Congress, dropping one memorable quote:


I love helping our citizens make the most of their lives, but I do not love Congress.


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