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17 hrs 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: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, Representative Bill Cassidy, David Vitter, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana

Mon Apr 21, 2014

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Hill

Rep. Alexander: GOP wants 'to be the iPhone party'

Republicans want government to work like an iPhone while Democrats want to use government to tell you what to do.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Washington Post

Staffer accused of leaking video of kissing congressman resigns

The staff member who has been accused of leaking the security footage of married Rep. Vance McAllister apparently kissing another staffer has resigned.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, Liberal Political News

NOLA.com

Former TP reporter returns to Louisiana to write about the Vance MaAllister scandal

Manuel Roig-Franzia, who covered four-term Gov. Edward Edwards and his legal problems for the Time-Picayune, has returned to Louisiana to pen a story about embattled Rep. Vance McAllister , R-Swartz, for his current employer, The Washington Post.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Democrat

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NOLA.com

Poll shows Vance McAllister would lose re-election today, could bounce back

In a poll taken this week by a Pineville political consultant, 49 percent of voters in the 5th District said they wouldn't let Rep. Vance McAllister's kissing scandal keep them from re-electing the congressman in November.

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Related Topix: Pineville, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal

The Washington Post

Did Rep. Vance McAllister kiss political career goodbye?

It begins two days before Christmas last year. Just after 1:30 that afternoon, Vance McAllister, a first-time politician and a congressman for all of 32 days, paused as he left his district office in this northeast Louisiana city.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Democrat, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

John Maginnis: Don't quit, Vance McAllister

Disgraced Congressman Vance McAllister is learning painfully that being an outsider can work well in politics, but that being a pariah does not, so much.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KATC-TV Lafayette

2014 Innov8 award recipients announced

The 2014 INNOV8 Award recipients have been announced and include three Acadiana companies and two non-profit organizations.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

KATC-TV Lafayette

2013 Federal Tax Return Deadline Tips

In Louisiana, H&R Block District Manager Craig Levet says there is an estimated $15,579,000 that's unclaimed from that year.

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

BayouBuzz.com

Kissing Congressman McAllister's New Challenges

As if saving his public reputation, reconciling with his family, and fending off the calls for his resignation from LAGOP Chairman Roger Villere and Gov. Bobby Jindal was not enough, Vance McAllister faces new challenges in only a few months.

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

CBS News

Rep. Vance McAllister tryst prompts campaign scramble

Rep. Vance McAllister, the embattled Louisiana Republican who was caught on tape kissing a staffer earlier this month , will likely have to add a serious challenge for his congressional seat to his list of woes.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Town Talk

Vance McAllister's brief House tenure is short on accomplishments, long on drama

With less than five months on the job, U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister of Louisiana doesn't have much of a legislative record.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, State of the Union

Sat Apr 12, 2014

ABC News

Voters Disappointed but Forgiving of Congressman

In a matter of days, Republican Vance McAllister has gone from being the unlikely congressman - a special election winner who trounced his party's establishment candidate - to the "kissing congressman," a faith-and-family politician caught on video embracing an aide married to one of his friends.

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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Advocate

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This photo taken Nov. 21, 2013, shows then-newly elected Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La., waiting to be sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Monroe, LA, Opinion

The Advocate

This photo taken Nov. 21, 2013, shows then-newly elected Rep. Vance...

This photo taken Nov. 21, 2013, shows then-newly elected Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La., waiting to be sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Monroe, LA

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

Though no stranger to the occasional glitch, outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius flubbed part of her farewell speech when she realized one of her pages was missing.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Roll Call

Jindal Calls on McAllister to Resign

McAllister, as his family looks on, at his mock swearing-in last November. First, on Thursday, it was Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, who said McAllister has "got decisions to make," then it was the chairman of the Louisiana GOP, Roger F. Villere Jr., who released a statement saying " a breach of trust of this magnitude can only be rectified by an ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

TheCourier.com

La. GOP chair: McAllistera s behavior a hypocrisya

This photo taken Nov. 21, 2013 shows then-newly-elected Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Monroe, LA, John Boehner

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