2 hrs ago | Media Matters for America
At various points throughout Breakthrough , the new memoir/manifesto by conservative "sting" video auteur James O'Keefe, the reader is informed that O'Keefe's mission is to "save democracy," "save the 2012 election," "revive investigative journalism," and, most ambitiously, "change the world."
6 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge, is offering his verdict on the immigration overhaul legislation now before the Senate.
10 hrs ago | Daily Kos
The handful of Senate Democrats up for reelection in 2014 in tough states have decided to embrace Obamacare, taking the opportunity of its implementation coinciding with the midterm elections to remind constituents of its benefits and to make sure they understand and can use them.
"We are not in a scrimmage; we are in a war a this new war we've never fought before."
Last Thursday, Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu was speaking out against South Dakota Republican Senator John Thune's proposal to build a border fence before any amnesty for illegal aliens occurs.
Immigration reform, including the regularization of the nation's 11 million-plus illegal immigrants, appeals to a large slice of the conservative movement -- if it is accompanied by genuine border security, specifically a very long, very strong border fence along the U.S.-Mexico border.
One of the names that's been circulating as a possible challenger for first-term City Councilwoman Susan Guidry in District A has decided to put the kabash on any further speculation.
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Thursday in the U.S. Senate, debate over the Immigration Bill continued and Louisiana's Mary Landrieu took to the well to speak in support of what she called a "smart fence."
Buried in a little-noticed rule on microwave ovens is a change in the U.S. government's accounting for carbon emissions that could have wide-ranging implications for everything from power plants to the The increase of the so-called social cost of carbon, to $38 a metric ton in 2015 from $23.80, adjusts the calculation the government uses to weigh ... (more)
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu said Thursday she plans to recommend one or more lawyers by September for President Barack Obama's nomination for the post of U.S. attorney for the Baton Rouge-based Middle District of Louisiana.
With hurricane season under way, severe weather hitting the Midwest and mid-Atlantic states this week, and clean-up still ongoing from Superstorm Sandy -- what will you do if your house is flooded? If you're covered by the National Flood Insurance Program , as are 5.6 million property owners, your losses will be covered.
Frank "Connor" Snellings, 21, the son of U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., was arrested Thursday morning on charges of driving while intoxicated, hit and run driving, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street in the French Quarter, according to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office.
On Thursday, South Dakota Republican Sen. John Thune proposed an amendment that would require 350 miles of double-layer fencing before any legalization illegal immigrants can begin.
New Orleans' $1.8 billion school construction program entered its busiest phase yet Wednesday when the Recovery School District broke ground on a new classroom building in Mid-City.