For Immediate Release      [rec'd 1:38 pm]          
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October 12, 2006


Bayh Statement on Governor Warner’s Announcement

            Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Evan Bayh today released the following statement in response to Governor Warner’s announcement that he would not run for President.

“Governor Warner is an exceptional public servant, a great leader, and an influential voice in the Democratic Party. I know how tough a decision that this must have been. Mark Warner has much to contribute to the national debate and I look forward to working with him to make our future everything it can be.”



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 12, 2006 [rec'd 4:28 pm]

Contact: Amy Brundage


Statement by Senator John Kerry on Governor Mark Warner’s Announcement

“I have great respect for Governor Warner and his service to Virginia and the Democratic Party.

“Anyone who has wrestled with this decision knows how hard it is, and Teresa and I admire Mark and Lisa's devotion to their family. I know Governor Warner will find many ways in the time ahead to continue making enormous contributions to our Party and our country. Teresa and I wish Mark and his family the very best in what the future holds for them.”