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  • Anti-Democratic sentiment in Lousiana proves problem for moderate Landrieu

    Sen. Mary Landrieu's best hope for re-election? Change the letter behind her name from a "D" to an "R," says a Louisiana newspaper.

  • Vulnerable Dem took more taxpayer-funded flights

    Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is struggling to hold onto her Senate seat -- and questions regarding her travel activities and taxpayer dollars aren't making things any easier.

  • Jindal stumps for Georgia governor

    On behalf of the Republican Governors Association, which has already invested $1.6 million in the race, Jindal joined Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal at a re-election event in Atlanta this week.

  • Project to export natural gas approved

    The Energy Department gave the final approval for the Cameron LNG facility in Hackberry, La., on Wednesday to export up to 1.7 billion cubic feet per day of LNG for up to 20 years.

  • Candidate likens Senate to a 'plantation'

    Rep. Bill Cassidy said that under Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, the Senate is not a great deliberative body, but his personal "'It goes if I say it does, if not it stops,'" he said.

  • Audit: La Medicaid overpaid $3.1M to 13 hospitals

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's Medicaid program overpaid $3.1 million in incentives to 13 hospitals in 2011 and underpaid several others, a recently released federal audit shows. The Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentives program began in 2011 to encourage hospitals and...

  • $60M plant to turn sugarcane waste to sugars, fuel

    MATHEWS, La. (AP) — A Helsinki company's U.S. subsidiary plans a $60 million plant in Louisiana to turn sugar cane waste into industrial sugars and biofuels. Gov. Bobby Jindal and Virdia Inc. managing director Otavio Pontes said Tuesday the project will create 120 construction jobs and 81...

  • Ad hits Landrieu over D.C. ties

    American Crossroads juxtaposes footage of daily life in Louisiana from one of the Landrieu campaign's own ads with footage of local leaders in Washington praising her work helping the city.

  • Louisiana GOP files ethics complaint against Sen. Mary Landrieu over use of tax dollars for campaign expenses

    "As a taxpayer who resides in the state of Louisiana, I am disappointed that my senator would feel entitled to act above the law by using my tax dollars to fund her re-election campaign," Jason Dore, executive director of the Republican Party of Louisiana, wrote in a formal complaint filed...

  • Cool spring hurts Louisiana sugar crop

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — The cold spring is coming back to haunt local sugarcane farmers who are expecting a stunted crop and later harvest season. American Sugar Cane League executive director Jim Simon said he expects the harvest to begin later this year because of spring's cold temperatures....

  • Does Landrieu live in Louisiana?

    Sen. Mary Landrieu does not have a house of her own in Louisiana, the state she represents in the Senate, but instead claims to live at her parents' address in New Orleans, according to reports.

  • Oilfield waste disposal well under construction

    HOUMA, La. (AP) — Vanguard Environmental has begun construction on the controversial oilfield-waste disposal facility north of downtown Houma. Meanwhile, The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1BYradJ ) attorneys hired by Terrebonne Parish government are continuing efforts to halt the facility's...

  • Director named at tech center in Lafayette, La.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The chairwoman of the commission that oversees the Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise Center has taken over as the research center's chief executive officer. The Advocate reported (http://bit.ly/1ts0dtV) Paula Carson replaces Kam Ng, who resigned July 31 to move...

  • Louisiana Democrats try to attack GOP opponent, end up embarrassing own candidate

    Louisiana Democrats tried to knock GOP candidate Rep. Bill Cassidy for violating Senate rules by using footage of the Senate floor in a YouTube ad. The thing is, Sen. Mary Landrieu -- the Democratic incumbent -- did nearly the same thing when she used footage of an official news conference in a...

  • Is the Louisiana Senate race at a turning point?

    Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., who has repeatedly found a way to win in a predominantly red state, is stuck at the lowest point of her 2014 campaign.



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