In a stunning development Joe Hogsett is announced his resignation as US Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana. Immediately speculation feverishly developed among Democrats and the media as to whether Hogsett, a former Indiana Secretary of State, would formally enter the Democratic primary in next year’s race for Mayor of Indianapolis/Marion County.
Fueling that speculation was the fact that former Governor and Senator Evan Bayh, who has been rumored thinking about a return to the state to run for Governor in 2016, was talking to Indy media about his good friend and former close colleague Hogsett. Appearing on Afternoons with Amos, Evan Bayh, who now is an occasional Fox News analyst along with for working for talked about the qualities of Joe Hogsett. And talked about the big issue facing Indianapolis – rising crime. Bayh provide a virtual endorsement of Hogsett, who under Federal rules can undertake no partisan political activity of any kind until his resignation becomes effective on July 31st. Click the Link to Read Hogsett’s Letter of Resignation. Hogsett Resignation Letter to Atty Gen Holder Click the Media Player to hear Evan Bayh’s Afternoons with Amos Interview. Runs 12 Minutes. ©2014 WTLC/Radio One.