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State Sen. Elbert Guillory , R-Opelousas, who got plenty of ink earlier this year when he switched his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican, told Lafayette radio station KPEL-FM he intends to run for lieutenant governor in 2015.
If federal prosecutors have their way, former Environmental Protection Agency employee and climate expert John Beale could get 30 months in prison for pretending to be working for the CIA in Pakistan to avoid doing his actual job.
The U.S. House finally caught the holiday spirit and came together to approve a two-year budget deal on an overwhelming 332-to-94 vote in order to avoid another government shutdown in mid-January.
Wendy Vitter, wife of U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., will not testify at the criminal trial of former Commissioner Murphy Painter of the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, prosecutors and defense attorneys announced Thursday.
A dozen Republican senators have introduced a bill that would bar the government from denying any person or group tax-exempt status for exercising their religious beliefs, effectively giving individuals a 'license to discriminate' against LGBT couples The proposed Marriage and Religious Freedom Act, authored by Sen. Mike Lee of Utah , would allow ... (more)
Washington attorney/political fundraiser Charlie Spies wants to make it even easier for those with the financial resources to continue to buy elections in Louisiana to the increasing detriment of the rest of us.
Senators are working on separate bills to aggressively reduce the amount of corn-based ethanol required under the renewable-fuel standard.
Sen. Barbara Boxer laid into Sen. David Vitter for taking up time a Senate committee hearing to question a witness about his support for a federal discounted phone service program.
Sen. Mike Lee plans to introduce a bill Wednesday that would prevent the Obama administration from pressuring churches into recognizing gay marriage.
The Environmental Protection Agency was warned as early as July 2010 that a senior executive who claimed to be a CIA agent was collecting pay and bonuses not allowed by law but took no action for years, according to a new report from the agency's inspector general.
Jo-Ellen Darcy , the civilian head of the Army Corps of Engineers, Tuesday issued a "record of decision," signaling the Obama administration's clearance for the $10.3 billion Morganza to the Gulf hurricane protection project.
Vitter, front, has been seeking to force all lawmakers and staff to join the Obamacare exchanges without employer-provided contributions.
Sen. Lindsey Graham announced Monday that he will forgo his own federal employer subsidy, joining a group of at least a dozen Senators opting to pay the full cost of their own health insurance.