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  • The number that should have Democrats panicking over losing Louisiana

    Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is not only trailing in the polls -- with her Republican challenger, Rep. Bill Cassidy, taking a slim 48-45 lead -- but a majority of voters in the Pelican State now say they disapprove of the job she is doing in Congress.

  • VIDEO: New poll shows Louisiana leaning left

    A new Gallup poll out Tuesday shows Louisiana is leaning left, but that isn't necessarily a good thing for incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu.

  • Priebus has earned right to speak on GOP's behalf about conservatism

    The Chairman of the Republican National Committee Reince Priebus is said to be preparing a key speech for Thursday of this week in which he will lay out a template reminiscent of the "Contract with America" of 1994.

  • Louisiana's Landrieu trails Cassidy in new poll

    Sen. Mary Landrieu is trailing her Republican challenger among likely voters in a head-to-head contest in one of the tightest races in the nation, and one that could help decide whether Republicans take control of the Senate, according to a new poll.

  • As Sarah Palin prepares to stump for Tea Party in Louisiana, candidates prepare for a runoff election

    This year's battle for the Louisiana Senate seat has been dominated mostly by Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy and Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, but Tea Party candidate Rob Maness' continued presence in a race has strategists preparing for the likelihood of a December runoff election.

  • La. U.S. Senate race: Cassidy publicly criticizes Landrieu for aiding keg stand

    BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline) – A widely circulated photo of Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu assisting a Louisiana State University fan with a keg stand has prompted her chief rival to openly criticize her. Landrieu made headlines over the weekend when the photo of her feeding a spigot...

  • Landrieu highlighting opposition to sanctions bill

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu visited a Citgo refinery in southwestern Louisiana on Thursday to highlight her success in stalling a bill to impose sanctions against human-rights abusers in Venezuela's government. While the Democratic senator has been criticized as siding with...

  • Small business group endorses Cassidy

    In what could be a significant blow to Sen. Mary Landrieu's re-election campaign, the National Federation of Independent Business on Wednesday endorsed Louisiana's Republican Senate nominee Rep. Bill Cassidy.

  • Landrieu 'keg stand' photo making rounds on social media

    Photos are making the rounds on Twitter showing Sen. Mary Landrieu helping a Louisiana State University student manage a "keg stand" before a football game on Saturday.

  • 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.

  • White House threatens veto of GOP Obamacare bill

    According to the White House, the GOP bill "would allow insurers to deploy practices such as charging businesses more when a worker has a pre‑existing condition or when it has more workers who are women than men.”

  • 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.

  • Democrats look increasingly like the party of the past

    In many ways today's Democrats seem stuck in the past, a party whose headliners are increasingly legacy candidates.

  • Landrieu slammed for stopping Venezuela sanctions

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing increased pressure to stop blocking a bill that would impose sanctions against human-rights abusers in Venezuela's government. Landrieu's main Republican challenger, Rep. Bill Cassidy, co-wrote an opinion piece Tuesday with Florida GOP Sen....



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