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Drudge: It’s Bayh; MSNBC: Bet on Biden

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UPDATE4: Most every news organization by 11 p.m. Eastern has discredited the reports on Bayh, saying high-level sources in the Obama campaign have information that the senator from Indiana has been told that he is not the vice presidential selection.

The Drudge Report said this afternoon that:

KMBC’s Micheal Mahoney reports a company in Kansas City, which specializes in political literature, has been printing Obama-Bayh material… MORE… Gill Studios, would not confirm information about the material. They would not deny it either. At least three sources close to the plant’s operations reported the Obama-Bayh material was being produced.

KMBC’s site is here. Sen. Evan Bayh’s Senate page is here.

UPDATE2: Here is Bayh’s Oct. 8, 2002 speech on the Senate floor strongly supporting the war resolution. Ironically, Sen. John McCain questions him during the debate:

UPDATE3: Here is a rundown of Bayh’s stances on the issues. NARAL gave him a 100 percent rating in 2007. And Carl Hulse of The New York Times earlier this month gave him a moderate-to-conservative rating in a story headlined: Indiana Senator Offers Obama Risks and Rewards

UPDATE: Bob Shrum, Pat Buchanan and Andrea Mitchell, while all three appeared on Chris Matthews’ Hardball just minutes ago, all said the smart money is on Sen. Joe Biden. Biden’s offical site is here. Here is a rundown of Biden’s stances on the issues.


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August 22, 2008 at 6:49 pm

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