Monday Apr 14
Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace Grills Dem. Congressman On IRS Scandal
Fox News Sunday was the only Sunday show that discussed the latest revelations in the IRS' targeting of conservative groups.
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Sun Apr 13, 2014
Fox News Host Grills Oversight Committee Republican On Fruitless IRS Investigations
Chris Wallace pressed Congressan Charles Boustany on Sunday about the failure of the House Oversight & Government Reform and Ways and Means Committees to find any evidence of high-level corruption in its investigation of improper targeting of Tea Party applicants seeking tax-exempt status.
Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 13 April 2014
FOX NEWS SUNDAY : - Reps. Sander Levin, D-Mich., and Charles Boustany, R-La.; Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C. THIS WEEK : Samantha Power, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; Gov. Devil Patrick, D-Mass.; Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
After legislation controlling privately funded travel for members of Congress was passed in 2007, in the wake of an influence-peddling scandal, the number of such trips dropped by two-thirds.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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Port of Corpus Christi Chairwoman Calls for Speed in Review of Liquid Natural Gas Permits
The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade invited Hawley to testify. The hearing, chaired by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., focused on opportunities and trade implications.
Charles Boustany: China has become a top export market for Louisiana
I recently led a congressional delegation to China as chairman of the U.S.-China Working Group.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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GOP, Jindal ask McAllister to resign
Gov. Bobby Jindal joined the Louisiana Republican Party chairman Thursday in calling for Republican 5th District U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister to resign in the wake of a video showing the married congressman kissing a former married staff member.
UPDATE 2-Big gaps remain between U.S. and Japan in trade talks - negotiators
Big gaps remain between the United States and Japan after two days of talks on a bilateral trade deal that is vital for a broader regional pact, negotiators on both sides said on Thursday.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
McAllister lays low, hopes scandal passes
Rep. Vance McAllister is adhering to a tried, though perhaps not true, strategy to weather the storm he's facing after a video of him kissing a married staffer emerged - bunker down and hope it passes.
Another intense floor flight between Sens. Vitter and Sanders over veterans' clinics
Wednesday was battle No. 4 between Sen. David Vitter , R-La., and Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., over legislation to authorize 27 veterans' health clinics, including for Lafayette and Lake Charles.
Jones Act Boosts State, National Economies
New data released today shows that Louisiana ranks first in the nation in economic impact from America's domestic maritime industry.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
As McAllister Skips Vote, Angry Husband Says His Family Is Destroyed
McAllister, right, talks with Rep. Charles Boustany, R-La., before McAllister's swearing in last November.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Louisiana Republicans want specifics on the characteristics of those who signed up for Obamacare
Sen. David Vitter, R-La., and Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, are among the Louisiana Republicans who wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Thursday for more enrollment information for the Affordable Care Act.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Landrieu's Rookie Week in Energy Committee; Presidential Vacations
Energy chair's agenda Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, the state's senior senator, is now in full command of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, a key post for the Pelican state's oil and gas industry.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Ryan set to release GOP budget - Caterpillar defends tax practices...
Ryan set to release GOP budget - Caterpillar defends tax practices - Retiring Camp allows Ways and Means lawmakers to introduce tax legislation again DRIVING THE DAY: RYAN SET TO RELEASE GOP BUDGET.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
La. bucks trend in last round of redistricting
While Republicans in many states gained ground by carving out more safe GOP congressional districts after the 2010 Census, they lost a seat in Louisiana.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
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Privately funded trips common for legislators
Members of Congress, including some from Louisiana, took more than $3.7 million worth of free trips last year -- the highest price tag for privately funded travel in more than a decade, new data show.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Boehner's Bootlickers Continued: The Louisiana Liberal
This is a continuation of our series highlighting members who hail from red districts, yet represent the priorities of House Speaker John Boehner and leadership instead of conservatives.
Sen. Mary Landrieu: Increase U.S. natural gas exports to compete with Russia
The United States should expand natural gas exports to become more energy independent and to use as a "geopolitical tool" against Russia, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu said Tuesday.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Parish officials to testify before Congress
St. Landry Parish President Bill Fontenot and a delegation of parish leaders are on their way to Washington, D.C., today.