Evan Bayh: Evan Bayh hired as Fox News contributor - fox59.com Indianapolis Former U.S. Senator Evan Bayh has found himself a new job. Fox News announced Monday the have signed Bayh to become a contributor to the network. Bayh will be a commentator and political analyst across all of Fox News' platforms. Bayh served as Governor of Indiana from 1989 to 1997 and then as a U.S. Senator representing the Hoosier State from 1999 until last year when he decided not to seek re-election. Bayh also considered a run for president in 2008 but ultimately decided against it.