By Lindsay Beyerstein
In this week's Pulse we look at the implications Sen. Evan Bayh's (D-IN) decision not to seek reelection. As an incumbent, he could have easily won another term. But Bayh says he's fed up with partisanship in Washington. So, he's quitting and handing his job to a Republican. Blue Dog bipartisanship in a nutshell.
Will the Senate Democrats finally snap out of their stupor and resolve to do something with their dwindling majority before it's too late? They're scared because they're unpopular, but they're unpopular because they're too scared to pass anything.