2016 US Senate: Indiana

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2016 US Senate: Indiana

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Post by Dr. Kenneth Noisewater » Wed Mar 25, 2015 10:09 am

On again off again US Senator Dan Coats R-IL is saying he's not running for re-election in 2016:http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/poli ... 5212/Coats, 71, said in a statement Tuesday it's time "to pass this demanding job to the next generation of leaders.""This was not an easy decision," Coats said in a video statement. "Until the end of my Senate term, I pledge to my constituents that I will continue to focus all of my time and energy on the major challenges that Hoosiers sent me to Washington to address."Coats originally had this seat in 1989 to 1999. This used to be Dan Quayle's old seat. Coats then retired was an Ambassador then a lobbyist before being lulled out of retirement when Evan Bayh unexpectedly retired.Word is Bayh might get back into the race making this competitive.

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