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23 min ago | BayouBuzz.com

Next act in McAllister Drama; Landrieu Ads; Louisiana Medicaid Ballot?

Hope for McAllister? The news is not all bad for Republican 5th District U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, whose recent marital misdeed of kissing a staffer in his Monroe office is getting mixed reactions from his constituents.

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Related Topix: Rodney Alexander, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, David Vitter, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana

2 hrs ago | Washington Times

Judd Gregg, New Hampshire Republicans host private reception for Marco Rubio

Former New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg is among a group of Republicans hosting a private reception for Sen. Marco Rubio in New Hampshire next month, putting another potential 2016 presidential candidate in the state that is home to the nation's first primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Judd Gregg, US News, US Senate, Republican, New Hampshire, Senator Marco Rubio, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul

6 hrs ago | The Town Talk

John Maginnis: 'Green army' is MIA in Louisiana's coastal fight

Steadily and without much legislative resistance, nails are being driven into the coffin of the coastal damages lawsuit against major oil companies brought by what is supposed to be an independent regional flood protection authority.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Robert, LA

7 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Louisiana voucher enrollment to expand as interest from new students declines

Louisiana's high-profile school voucher program will almost certainly continue to expand in its third year, though interest from new participants has dropped.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Education, School Vouchers, 9, Educational Options, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

LGC Counilman Kenneth Boudreaux urges Medicaid expansion at a press...

Vicki Cormier, of Lafayette, sought treatment for a cold. Now, Cormier said, she has a $1,400 bill that she can't pay.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US News, Louisiana, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana Government

Slate Magazine

Conservative Tribalism

"Common Core," the name for a set of national education standards, is the latest rallying cry for right-wing activists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Joe Barton, Immigration Reform

The Advocate

Legislators vent over Jindal's budget

Debate on a bill involving the state's coastal protection fund allowed legislators to let off some steam Tuesday about Gov. Bobby Jindal's state budget writing.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeanerette, LA

Daily Kos

LA-Sen: Bill Cassidy (R) Warns Vladimir Putin Is Closely Watching His Race

Louisiana's Senate race could determine which party controls the upper chamber. But Rep. Bill Cassidy , who is running to unseat Sen. Mary Landrieu , thinks that more is at stake.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Vladimir Putin

The Times-Picayune

Without vouchers, could these Catholic schools survive?

Along with uncertainty for parents , Louisiana's school voucher court cases have bred uncertainty for private schools that enroll a large number of state-funded pupils.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Education, School Vouchers, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, New Orleans, LA

NOLA.com

LGBT workplace protection bill pulled due to lack of Louisiana lawmakers' support

State Rep. Karen St. Germain brought a bill to prevent private employers and the state from discriminating against people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Plaquemine, LA, New Orleans, LA

The Washington Post

No, Dems are not uniformly running away from Obamacare

Mary Landrieu is one of the most vulnerable Senate Democratic incumbents, and her difficult reelection challenges - like those of other endangered Dems - are said to be all about Obamacare.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Representative Bill Cassidy

Mother Jones

Elizabeth Warren Says She's Not Running for President. So Why'd She Write a Campaign Book?

Elizabeth Warren - the junior senator from Massachusetts, liberal icon, and fundraising machine - has a new book out, A Fighting Chance .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Scott Brown, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton

UnionLeader.com

Another View -- Gilles Bissonnette: Why we sued to overturn NH's education tax credit

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE Supreme Court last week heard arguments challenging New Hampshire's education tax credit program, which uses taxpayer dollars to fund religious schools in violation of the New Hampshire Constitution.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, ACLU, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

MassLive.com

Mark Shields: Britain's lesson for 'Kissing Congressman,' Vance McAllister

In this Nov. 2013, photo newly-elected Rep. Vance McAllister, a Republican of Louisiana, waits to be sworn in at the Capitol in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Vitter, US Senate, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Opinion

Greenwich Citizen

Notes from the La. Legislature's regular session

Senators on the budget-writing committee Monday questioned the costs and implications of a push by some lawmakers and Gov. Bobby Jindal to shelve Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards and associated testing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education, Ville Platte, LA

The Heritage Foundation

It's a Lot More Likely You'll Hear a Liberal Commencement Speaker

This spring's list of commencement speakers includes President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, as well as their Democratic predecessors in those offices - Bill Clinton and Al Gore.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Representative Tim Scott, Republican, US House of Representatives, Al Gore, Condoleezza Rice

News Max

GOP Split Over Common Core Education Standards

Introduced as a bipartisan effort by 44 states and the District of Columbia to set national educational standards, the Common Core program is causing rifts in the Republican Party.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Tim Scott, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Senator Rand Paul, Opinion

The Advocate

Our Views: Wait for federal wage

That key votes on a proposed increase in Louisiana's minimum wage were so close shows how politically popular the issue is.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Orleans, LA, Opinion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Pundit

The GOP Oligarchy and the Resurrection of Marco Rubio

But no candidate has experienced a change in fortune as dramatic as Sen. Marco Rubio .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Scott Walker, US Governors, Bobby Jindal, Celebrities, Donald Trump

The Advocate

Breaux to return to La. in support of Medicaid measure

Breaux said he will testify Wednesday when state Sen. Ben Nevers brings up legislation that would let Louisiana voters decide the issue.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Opelousas, LA

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