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Americans for Prosperity Targets Louisiana, Arkansas Senate Races

The latest targets of a pricey campaign ad buy by Americans for Prosperity are Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu and Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor, both seen as among the Senate's most vulnerable 2014 incumbents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy

Wed Jul 09, 2014

NOLA.com

Senate votes for study on whether to make Plaquemines Parish historic sites a national park

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Robert, LA, New Orleans, LA

The Times-Picayune

Sen. Landrieu says White House needs point person to oversee immigration crisis

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, John McCain, Republican

Daily Kos

The Big Sleazy

Ho hum! Just another day in the wonderful crooked gumbo that is Louisiana politics.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Louisiana

NOLA.com

Landrieu converts bill to transfer red-snapper management to states

The federal red-snapper season has been closed for a month, but Louisiana anglers like Todd Black are continuing to catch them in state waters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, Senator Roger Wicker, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives

Switched

Koch-Funded Group To Host Obamacare Carnival On National Mall

Generation Opportunity, a conservative group affiliated with the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, is resorting to more elaborate tactics to dissuade young people from obtaining insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: National Mall, US National Parks, Medicine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Senator Mark Udall

The Washington Post

Nebraska court date pushes final Keystone XL decision past the midterms

The Nebraska Supreme Court will not hear a challenge to the Keystone XL pipeline's route until September, thereby delaying a final decision until after the fall elections.

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Related Topix: Lee Terry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Oil & Gas, TransCanada, Natural Gas, Energy, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich

National Journal

New AFP Ads Target Landrieu, Pryor

A new ad airing this week from Americans for Prosperity criticizes Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu for failing to fix the scandal in the Department of Veterans Affairs before implementing Obamacare, a novel tactic from the conservative third-party group as it seeks different ways to attack Democrats over the health care law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Healthcare Law, Law, Mark Pryor

The Times

Jeremy Alford: More Super PAC benefits for David Vitter

While the Fund for Louisiana's Future was originally introduced as a vehicle to help drive U.S. Sen. David Vitter to the governor's mansion, it now appears the super PAC will not be a one-trick pony.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Governors

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Advocate

Letter: Influence of wealthy needs to be checked

I followed the spring legislative session in Louisiana closely because of my concerns with issues about health care, criminal justice, education and the environment - to name a few.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Prison, Opinion

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Couple arrested for deserting kids at casino

Do you need a permit to renovate your house? What happens if you don't get one? KPLC 's Theresa Schmidt looks at how to determine the answers to these questions.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Baton Rouge restaurant employee finds 'GOD' in sliced eggplant

Do you need a permit to renovate your house? What happens if you don't get one? KPLC 's Theresa Schmidt looks at how to determine the answers to these questions.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

The Hill

Senate should demand electric grid reliability and security

With a Senate vote on two nominees for commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission pending, there is unprecedented attention on this obscure regulator of interstate pipelines and electricity transmission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Jul 07, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsBANNING the First Amendment

Surrounded by a throng of reporters and bathed in the bright lights of tv cameras from all over the world, Andrew Breitbart was in his element.

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Related Topix: Cameras, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, George Allen, Republican

The Advocate

Landrieu, oil & gas officials, call for expanded offshore drilling

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and oil and gas officials Monday challenged the government agency writing the nation's next five-year energy exploration plan to expand offshore drilling to federal waters off the East and West coasts and offshore Alaska.

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Related Topix: Offshore Drilling, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Country, Upstream, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy

The Hill

Overnight Healthcare: O-Care's next big ruling?

After last week's Hobby Lobby ruling, attention is turning to another case challenging implementation of ObamaCare that could have major consequences for how people are subsidized under the law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Tax, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat

The Hill

Louisiana Republican slams ObamaCare exemption in new ad

Rep. Bill Cassidy is again focusing on ObamaCare in his newest ad, attacking the law for providing what Republicans argue amounts to an "exemption" for federal lawmakers and their staffs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine

Best of New Orleans

Cassidy racks up GOP endorsements

U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge, continues to garner the lion's share of GOP endorsements, solidifying his position as not only the "mainstream" Republican challenger to U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu but also her "main" challenger.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Ron Paul, US Senate, Democrat, Mike Huckabee, New Orleans, LA

Daily Kos

Low-Income Students Deserve a Real - CHANCE' at Affordable College

Each year millions of Americans depend on Pell Grants to help make college affordable.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Mazie Hirono, US House of Representatives, Loretta Sanchez, Senator Mazie Hirono, Liberal Political News

Daily Kos

ACTION! Will GOP "Abstinence Only" Rep. Bill Cassidy's support teaching contraception?

A few days ago Rep. Bill Cassidy decided to announce his unwed teen daughter is pregnant.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat

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