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9 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Democrats Seize on Koch Brothers, Republican Opposition to Flood Insurance

Democrats are exploring a new attack line against the Koch brothers and Republican allies, telling voters the billionaire energy executives want to let home flood insurance premiums soar to help corporate America.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Phil Gingrey, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Mortgage, Personal Finance

17 hrs ago | The Hill

Lawmakers using recess for fundraising

There are at least eight fundraisers scheduled for the coming week - including for the vulnerable Sen. Mary Landrieu .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

The glorious Obamacare reckoning fades away

The announcement of eight million Obamacare sign-ups may finally be enough to jolt commentators into realizing that maybe, just maybe, the Republican plan to build an entire campaign against the law for the next six months might suffer from a few imperfections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Healthcare Law, Law, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Mitch McConnell, World News

The Times-Picayune

On the Hill: Landrieu and Cassidy denounce Keystone delay and Hollis...

Sen. Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy, the two leading Senate candidates in the fall election, both criticized the Obama administration's decision Friday to delay a decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline linking Alberta, Canada, and Gulf Coast refineries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Canada, World News, Representative John Fleming, Representative Cedric Richmond

The Times-Picayune

Vance McAllister's campaign treasury down to $8,425, but he has personal wealth to mount re-election

In a photo taken Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, left, holds a ceremonial swearing-in for newly-elected Rep. Vance McAllister, a Republican of Louisiana as his wife Kelly watches at center, at the Capitol in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, David Vitter, US Senate, Louisiana

BayouBuzz.com

Voters resist LAGOP, Jindal's interference in Vance McAllister case

Down on the Bayou in my home state of Louisiana, there's a feeding frenzy going on.

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Related Topix: Rodney Alexander, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Forbes.com

Bill Cassidy Providing Emergency Assistance To Wealthy Televangelists

Bill Cassidy, Republican Congressman from Baton Rouge, LA and physician was in the news last week as he provided emergency treatment to a fellow passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tax

Politico

NRCC adds seven to Young Guns 'Contender' List - Crossroads...

NRCC adds seven to Young Guns 'Contender' List - Crossroads Senate polls in Ark., Colo., La., Mich., Mont.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Walberg, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

The Town Talk

Congressman Cassidy: Flood reform legislation 'not the final step'

Recent reform of the federal flood insurance program was essential, but more changes are needed, U.S. Senate candidate Bill Cassidy said Wednesday in Alexandria.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

A battle ahead on 'personhood'

A number of GOP Senate candidates, many of whom are still in primary races, are on record supporting measures that declare, in some form, that full human rights begin at the moment of fertilization.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Paul Broun, Phil Gingrey

NOLA.com

Some ministers worry courts will strike down tax-exempt housing allowances

A federal judge's ruling that a 60-year-old federal law allowing clergy to get a tax-free housing allowance is unconstitutional has raised concerns by religious organizations.

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Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Moss Bluff, LA, Lake Charles, LA, Baton Rouge, LA

Canada.com

Nobel laureates condemn Keystone as climate-change trigger

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter sits down for a conversation with Mark Updegrove, director of the LBJ Presidential Library, on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on April 8 in Austin, Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

CNN

Landrieu faces her toughest political storm to stay in Senate

She is beset by well-funded forces on the right who sense the Gulf Coast Democrat's vulnerability in trying to defend a Senate seat in a red state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cedric Richmond, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Republican, Louisiana, Xavier University

Reuters

Ex-con, ex-governor Edwards raises $33,000 in Louisiana run for Congress

Former Louisiana Governor, Edwin Edwards, a convicted felon now running for the U.S. Congress, has raised nearly $33,000 in donations since launching his campaign last month, according to a contribution report.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Paul, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS News

Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu: Obama "simply wrong" on energy

Senator Mary Landrieu , D-LA, speaks during a a press conference on the Keystone XL pipeline in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on February 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Joe Manchin, 2012 Presidential Election, Louisiana

KMIZ

These races will determine control of the Senate

In the battle for the Senate, eight races could determine the balance of power. Democrats currently hold six of the seats while Republicans hold the other two, meaning that the Democrats must defend their territory -- a difficult task in a midterm election with a Democratic president who has low approval ratings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kay Hagan

CNN

3 races that will decide fate of Senate

In the battle for the Senate, eight races could determine the balance of power. Democrats currently hold six of the seats while Republicans hold the other two, meaning that the Democrats must defend their territory -- a difficult task in a midterm election with a Democratic president who has low approval ratings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kay Hagan

NOLA.com

Sen. Landrieu's campaign is out with new TV ad portraying a fighter for oil and gas jobs

Beat up for months by a series of expensive negative ads financed by conservative advocacy groups, Sen. Mary Landrieu 's campaign is out Tuesday with its own new TV ad boosting her efforts on behalf of the oil and gas industry,.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Advocate

Standout students in the southeast Louisiana area

Along the way to Wednesday's competition for Louisiana Student of the Year, Patrick Flanigan has amassed a rA©sumA© that reads that like a "what's what" of civic and government opportunities available to teenagers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Family, Teenagers, Georgetown (Washington, DC), Baton Rouge, LA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Advocate

James Gill: McAllister has plenty of company with scandal issue

Two of our Republican congressmen have been vying for our attention recently, but Vance McAllister, of Swartz, beat Bill Cassidy, of Baton Rouge, hands down.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Swartz, LA, Opinion

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