By Rebecca Berg | 11/11/13 01:51 PM
When the Senate Conservatives Fund recently passed over Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy in Louisiana and instead endorsed his primary opponent, Rob Maness, for Senate, it looked like the telltale early shots of a fierce Republican primary battle.
By Associated Press | 11/07/13 06:26 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. — Mary Landrieu needs some good news from the federal health care law — and soon — or an issue that's already tricky for the Democratic U.S. senator's 2014 re-election bid threatens to become a tough hurdle for her campaign. The federally-run website allowing Louisiana...
11/08/13 08:07 PM
(www.nola.com) The traditional image of Louisiana politics is of oil and gas lobbyists roaming the Capitol halls with briefcases full of cash to wine, dine and offer contributions to willing lawmakers. Or maybe the more recent, and very real, scene of...
11/08/13 05:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is heading to the Gulf Coast to make the case that more exports equals more jobs. Obama on Friday will tour the Port of New Orleans, where he'll speak about the need to boost exports and spend more on U.S. infrastructure projects like ports, roads and...
By David M. Drucker | 11/06/13 04:03 PM
Supporters of Sen. David Vitter, R-La., this past summer launched a super PAC to bolster his future campaigns, organizers of the committee told the Washington Examiner on Wednesday. The Fund For Louisiana’s Future was registered in Baton Rouge and with the Federal Election Commission, so...
By Melinda Deslatte | 11/06/13 09:49 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. — State leaders haven't done enough to aggressively pursue food stamp recipients who overspent their balance when the electronic food stamp service was down last month, U.S. Sen. David Vitter said Monday.
By Rebecca Berg | 10/31/13 11:26 AM
Democratic Senate campaigns in North Carolina and Louisiana are hoping to attract campaign contributions after the conservative group Americans for Prosperity this week launched a $2 million-plus attack ad blitz against them.
By Associated Press | 10/30/13 03:41 PM
NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Justice Department is asking for extra time to produce documents in a case linking the state's private school tuition program to longstanding federal desegregation orders.
10/30/13 03:33 AM
(theadvocate.com) The Jindal administration on Tuesday disputed a federal watchdog’s recommendation that it return nearly a quarter of a million dollars used…
By Rebecca Berg | 10/28/13 04:48 PM
Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy's campaign for Senate in Louisiana has hit a rough patch. Fresh off a disappointing fundraising quarter during which his opponent, Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, brought in $1.35 million to his $700,000, Cassidy has been passed over for a major conservative...
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