By Rebecca Berg | 12/11/13 12:14 PM
In the first television ad of her re-election campaign, Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu portrays herself as a leading voice in demanding changes to Obamacare that would allow Americans to keep their existing plans, an early indicator of the just how seriously her team believes the issue will be...
By Kevin McGill | 12/11/13 10:38 AM
NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has refused to declare a mistrial in the case of former BP drilling engineer charged with obstruction of justice following the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In a filing Tuesday, defense lawyers for Kurt Mix said prosecution questioning of witness Wilson...
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 03:46 PM
A federal judge has temporarily suspended BP oil spill settlement payments to businesses while he reconsiders the company's arguments against compensating those that cannot trace losses directly to the nation's worst offshore oil spill.
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/25/13 01:27 PM
Sheldon Adelson was the biggest Republican donor in the 2012 election. Now he's lobbying to curtail online gambling. Why? Presumably because online gambling would compete with his business: casino gambling. Some industry insiders think online gambling could bring new people into the worlds of...
By David M. Drucker | 11/25/13 12:28 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie eyes a 2016 presidential bid and sets out to define a new generation of Republican leaders, he has in his corner an influential, battle-tested party sage who could prove valuable: Haley Barbour.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/20/13 02:21 PM
Members of Congress and their staffs receive "the same treatment as all small businesses," the D.C.'s health insurance exchange director said — even though "the federal government is a large business," according to Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. "The provision under the Affordable Care Act that...
By Brian Hughes | 11/19/13 01:03 PM
The Justice Department has dropped a lawsuit over the state of Louisiana's school vouchers program, requesting a federal review of the education initiative rather than pushing to halt it altogether. The Obama administration had argued that the Louisiana Scholarship Program, which gives...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/18/13 12:59 PM
The National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee will host a fundraiser Wednesday for Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-La., who is challenging Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu in one of the most hotly contested races of the upcoming midterm elections.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/18/13 08:34 AM
That earthquake tremor centered in Louisiana over the weekend was another indication that the Washington Republican establishment may be in nearly as much trouble as the Democrats.
By Paul Bedard | 11/17/13 01:03 PM
An unknown political novice who has never visited Washington, D.C., won a special election for Louisiana's 5th District seat Saturday on the endorsement of the “Duck Dynasty” family and a promise to fix Obamacare.
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