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3 hrs ago | Washington Times

5 things to know about Louisiana's election

Here are five things to know about Louisiana's Nov. 4 ballot, which includes all six U.S. House seats and a heavily watched battle for the U.S. Senate: Louisiana has a unique "jungle primary" system in which all candidates, regardless of party, run against each other and the top two vote-getters advance to a runoff if no contender gets more than 50 ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Charles Boustany, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Cedric Richmond, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Rep. McAllister signs up for re-election, with ice

U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister is doused as he takes the ice bucket challenge after qualifying for his re-election bid Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Cedric Richmond, Democrat, Baton Rouge, LA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Marine News

Port of New Orleans Awards Terminal Build Contract

An aerial view of the Port's existing intermodal terminal, which will be transformed into a modern and more efficient intermodal container transfer terminal.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Rodney Alexander, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Vitter, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Scalise

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NOLA.com

Did you hear the stories about Common Core turning kids gay or the abortionplex? Fake news fools pols

The Tea Party of Louisiana , which posted a story on its website about Common Core turning students gay, isn't the first -- and probably won't be the last -- to promote fake news stories to advance its cause.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Pop/Rock, Family, Fake?, Kids, Louisiana, Abortion

BayouBuzz.com

Louisiana elections qualifying nears; US senate race money flow

The end is near for all the political posturing, rumors, gossip, and talk about who is running for elected office in 2014.

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

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Courier

Veterans and Israel do well in Congress

In more than five years in Congress, Republican Rep. John Fleming of Louisiana recalls voting only once for emergency spending that raised the federal deficit.

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Related Topix: US News, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

Mon Aug 11, 2014

KNDU

House Votes to Allow Marijuana-Related Banking

The House voted Wednesday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Treasury, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Jacob Sullum on Pot Prohibitionists Who Undermine Their Own Warnings...

Mica, a proud pot prohibitionist who chairs a subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, convened the hearing to raise an alarm about the deadly threat that legalization poses to anyone navigating the roads and highways.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Town Talk

Congressional lawmakers step up use of social mediaCongressional...

Congressional lawmakers step up use of social media Mary Landrieu among federal lawmakers embracing social media to connect to constituents Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/08/09/congressional-lawmakers-step-use-social-media/13843289/ U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-New Orleans, credits her ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New Orleans, LA, David Vitter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Startups, Facebook

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Forbes.com

Hearing On Stoned Driving Shows Pot Prohibitionists' Scary Prophecies Have Little Basis

If marijuana is legalized, John Mica warned at a congressional hearing last week, there will be blood.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, John Mica, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Courier

Veterans and Israel do well in Congress

In more than five years in Congress, Republican Rep. John Fleming of Louisiana recalls voting only once for emergency spending that raised the federal deficit.

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Related Topix: US News, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: Scalise faces first test as whip

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise has been on the job as House Majority Whip for nearly a week now.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Michele Bachmann, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Opinion

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Times

John Fleming to speak to area Republicans Tuesday

Louisiana 4th District U.S. Rep. Dr. John Fleming will be guest speaker at Tuesday's monthly luncheon of the Caddo Parish Republican Party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shreveport, LA, Minden, LA

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Advocate

Scalise wins praise in first whip test

But to U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, of Jefferson, it might have looked Tuesday as if his new job as House majority whip would be a piece of cake: He awoke in Washington to a glowing story in a national political newspaper praising his skill and charm in rounding up votes for the Republican response to the immigration crisis - the one created by a surge ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Randy Neugebauer, Representative Kevin McCarthy, John Boehner

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