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1 hr ago | NOLA.com
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.
Should we change our lifestyles to help reduce global warming?
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
5 hrs ago | Roll Call
Vitter, front, has been seeking to force all lawmakers and staff to join the Obamacare exchanges without employer-provided contributions.
6 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
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.
7 hrs ago | The Hill
While Senate and House committees dig into chemical policy it is important to remember the point of reform: protecting public health.
11 hrs ago | The Advocate
Outside the big cities, these are rough days for Democratic political candidates in Louisiana.
16 hrs ago | The Times
The rest of us may be out enjoying the holidays, but the family of Sen. David Vitter will be deep in reflection and prayer over whether or not Dad should run for governor.
Jury selection was not completed Monday in the computer fraud and aggravated identity theft trial of Murphy J. Painter, former commissioner of the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control.
It appears that one vehicle for members of Congress seeking to delay flood insurance premium hikes -- adding an amendment to a pending defense authorization bill -- is now off the table.
Defend LA founder Rep. Jeff Thompson speaks during a Defend Louisiana pro gun rally on the steps of the Louisiana State Capital in Baton Rouge, Monday April 8, 2013.
Vitter and his staff use satellite offices to make it easier for his constituents to find help in dealing with the federal government.
Carrie Severino of the Judicial Crisis Network won't say who is funding the group's negative ads against Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La.
Two Republican senators urged the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider its methods of calculating methane emissions from natural gas operations.
The Interior Department says it will change the rules and issue permits that would let wind farms kill eagles for up to 30 years, or six times longer than the current permits allow.
During her confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee last month, Janet Yellen, President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Federal Reserve, defended the low interest rate policy embraced by the central bank over the last few years.
Kristin Gisleson-Palmer had to make a tough decision this week about her future on the New Orleans City Council - a decision she may not have been planning to make even days before.