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1 hr ago | The Advocate

Obamacare exemptions disputed

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama, Chuck Grassley

13 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Medicaid could emerge as issue in Louisiana Senate race

The debate over whether to expand Medicaid could be a key issue in the competitive Senate races in Louisiana and Mississippi, political experts say.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Medicaid, Health, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana

13 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Your Mail 7-13-2014: Immigration ... Rex Quondam ... Social Security & Medicare

He refused to sign the Constitution he helped write for two reasons. It did not contain a specific Bill of Rights and created a president that he feared would become an "elected monarch" that he considered worse than the real thing.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Social Security, Medicare, Personal Finance, Health, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Noozhawk

Mark Shields: Political No-Shows the Most Reliable Poll of All, and What It Means for Democrats

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.

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Related Topix: US News, us Travel, Travel, Fitness, Yoga, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor

NOLA.com

Rep. Bill Cassidy says he'd vote no on president's $3.7 billion request to deal with border crisis

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Immigration Reform, Barack Obama, David Vitter, US Senate, Democrat, Illegal Immigration

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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Carville wrong: Maness no McDaniels; Landrieu, Cassidy no Cochran race

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Thad Cochran, Republican

The Washington Post

Online, Democratic blue handily defeats Republican Red

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, World News

NOLA.com

In the wake of critical ads, Sen. Landrieu voices support for energy industry and coastal restoration

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.

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

Hot Air

New Economist/YouGov poll shows Hobby Lobby impact on Supreme Court approval

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 .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat

The Hill

Overnight Energy: Epa chief slams New York Times

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.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Joe Manchin

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Congress grapples with Obama border plan

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, Kids, Jon Tester, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Tom Udall

Instapundit

Tea Party Pins Hopes on Louisiana Challenger After Senate Primary Defeats

The Tea Party's favored candidate in Mississippi, Chris McDaniel, had a close defeat to six-term incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran in the Republican primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Tea Party, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Thad Cochran

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Free Republic

Latest Poll Numbers in Senate Races: GOP hopes slipping away

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.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Thad Cochran, Republican, us Travel, Travel

Public Power

July 11, 2014 - Senate schedules vote on FERC nominees The Senate is...

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 .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Joe Manchin

NOLA.com

Latest poll continues to show tight Senate race, with Mary Landrieu slightly ahead of Bill Cassidy

The latest Louisiana Senate poll has incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu narrowly leading Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge 46 percent to 43 percent.

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

News Max

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

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