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Washington Post "Fact Checker" blogger Glenn Kessler has given "Four Pinocchios" to a pro-Democratic group's political ad opposing the U.S. Senate candidacy of Louisiana Republican Bill Cassidy.
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MATTHEW HINTON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE President Barack Obama arrives on Air Force One at Louis Armstrong International Airport in Kenner, La.
Capitol Digest provides an inside look at what happened in state politics this week.
Rep. Steve Scalise is holding a series of town hall meetings while Congress is on recess the week of March 17. There were two clear losers in the battle over flood insurance, with the Senate Thursday giving final congressional approval to legislation that averts most of the large premium increases resulting from the 2012 Biggert-Waters Law: Rep.
Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards will address the Baton Rouge Press Club Monday to announce whether or not he'll run for Congress.
His name is not on the ballot, but with Republicans on the rise, Barack Obama has a strong incentive to battle hard for Democrats in November's mid-term elections.
Senate Republican Sens. Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn and Orrin Hatch introduced their own SGR replacement bill last night, proposing to pay for it by repealing the individual mandate.
Less than two years after passing major legislation aimed at reforming the government's much-criticized flood insurance program, Congress on Thursday sent President Barack Obama a bill to scale back many of the resulting big flood insurance premium increases faced by hundreds of thousands of homeowners.
The Senate voted Thursday to approve bipartisan legislation that would block dramatic increases in premiums paid by some property owners covered under the federal flood insurance program.
After months of anxiety, homeowners facing massive increases in the cost of flood insurance are getting a reprieve from Congress.
A new wave of polling from a Democratic firm released this week shows three Southern Democratic senators running for reelection in red states in close competition against Republicans, offering a glimpse at the how competitive the battle for the Senate is right now.
The Dem strategy of tying Republican Senate candidates to the Koch brothers continues to be portrayed simplistically, as little more than an effort to tar Republicans with the image of distant and menacing plutocrats.
FLORIDA LOSS SCRAMBLES DEM PLAYBOOK ON OBAMACARE: POLITICO's Jake Sherman and Burgess Everett report on the way the Florida 13th results have made Democrats second-guess their messaging on Obamacare: "A few Democrats are advocating a drastic rhetorical shift to the left, by criticizing their own party for not going far enough when it passed the law ... (more)
Nearly 30 senators staged an overnight debate on the Senate floor Monday night through Tuesday morning, trying to bring attention to what they say is a dire need to combat climate change with legislative action.
Key Point: "Every incremental gain in the push to expand Medicaid is cheered by Democrats, who view the state-level victories as furthering the primary goal of ObamaCare, which is to extend coverage to as many of the uninsured as possible.
Republican David Jolly's surprise victory in Florida's special election on Tuesday was a lesson in how influential outside political groups can save the day for an otherwise faltering campaign.