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1 hr ago | The Advocate
With the issue of Obamacare sure to play a major role in the U.S. Senate election in Louisiana this year, it's no surprise that the best-funded Republican candidate, U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, recently released a campaign commercial highlighting his opposition to it - and to congressional shenanigans in the bargain.
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13 hrs ago | The Town Talk
The debate over whether to expand Medicaid could be a key issue in the competitive Senate races in Louisiana and Mississippi, political experts say.
I dimly recall being rousted out of my bunk bed as a young child before sunrise on Oct. 27, 1948, so I could stand at an intersection in my hometown of Weymouth, Mass., to catch a brief glimpse of President Harry Truman as he drove by on his way to a campaign event in the more populous Brockton some 10 miles away.
Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge, Friday expressed opposition to President Barack Obama 's request for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to deal with a surge in unaccompanied young migrants from Central American crossing the U.S. border.
And so it's come to this: if one of their leading avatars is indicative, Louisiana Democrats have become so pessimistic regarding Sen. Mary Landrieu's chances for reelection that they place their faith in Republican candidate Rob Maness.
When blue and red emerged as the de facto official colors of the Democratic and Republican parties in the wake of the 2000 election , it seemed sensible enough.
Sen. Mary Landrieu voiced her support for coastal restoration and Louisiana's oil and gas industry during a keynote speech at the Harvey Canal Industrial Association's monthly luncheon.
It's a pretty strong suggestion too, and it should give Democrat incumbents in the Senate yet another reason to question Harry Reid's leadership .
DON'T STEAL OUR THUNDER: Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy shot back at a New York Times article that credited a prominent green group for drafting the administration's signature climate rule.
As top Obama Administration officials presented their arguments for a $3.7 billion plan to deal with a surge of kids coming over the border into the United States, there was evidence both of tough sledding ahead for the White House and maybe also the seeds of a deal to approve such an emergency plan.
North Carolina, Colorado and Michigan are slowly slipping away..... The forgiving American Electorate will stick with the status quo on November 4. Just hide and watch; Mary Landrieu will pull out a win in LA, Nunn will pull it off in GA and Thad Cochran just might lose in MS.
The Senate is slated to vote July 15 on the nominations of Cheryl LaFleur and Norman Bay to be commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission .
The latest Louisiana Senate poll has incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu narrowly leading Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge 46 percent to 43 percent.
The Senate Wednesday passed legislation directing a study into the feasibility of designating historic forts and other sites in Plaquemines Parish along the Lower Mississippi River as part of the National Park Service.
Sen. Mary Landrieu , D-La., said Wednesday that the Obama administration needs to put a point person in charge of dealing with the growing crisis of unaccompanied Central American minors crossing the border into the United States.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 03:08 pm
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