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1 hr ago | Free Republic

WSJ: Republicans Could Win up to 10 Senate Seats in November

Republicans are running competitively for 10 Senate seats now held by Democrats, heightening chances for the party to capture a majority of the U.S. Senate in 2014, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Democrat

5 hrs ago | WNOE-FM New Orleans

VA Compromise Includes Approval For New Clinics In Louisiana

A bipartisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' health care access includes approval for new veterans clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Democrat

8 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Scuttlebits

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu picked up a musical endorsement last week in her bid to retain her Senate seat - that of New Orleans jazz legend Ellis Marsalis .

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, New Orleans, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Ellis Marsalis, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy

12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

If the Chamber of Commerce backs Mary Landrieu, shea ll join a shrinking club

If the Chamber of Commerce backs Sen. Mary Landrieu for reelection, she will join an shrinking club: Democrats backed by the nation's largest business group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Jim Costa, Jack Kingston, Representative Justin Amash

12 hrs ago | Free Republic

NYT: Chamber Of Commerce Will Support Dem Mary Landrieu

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is reportedly throwing support behind Sen. Mary Landrieu , according to the group's national political director, Rob Engstrom.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Publishing, Media, New Times, Senator Ted Cruz

12 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Landrieu hammering Cassidy on banking agency

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is making a campaign issue out of a congressional fight over a banking agency targeted for elimination by conservative Republicans.

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

16 hrs ago | The Hill

Jobless rate falls; Dems don't rise

The economy is, finally, improving. But it is not helping Democrats much in the battle for control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Harkin, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa

20 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Analysis: Political fireworks sparking in Louisiana, Mississippi

The world is a politically tense place these days with hot spots ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, US Senate, Louisiana, Thad Cochran

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Advocate

Louisiana Spotlight: Political fireworks in Louisiana, Mississippi

In Louisiana and Mississippi, where the political chessboard tends to be a lot less threatening and at times entertaining, this election season is living up to expectations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, US Senate, Louisiana, Thad Cochran, Opinion

The Hill

100 days to go

Red-state Democrats are hanging tough despite a toxic environment, but Republicans are hopeful about late-breaking opportunities in a pair of swing states.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Mark Pryor

The Town Talk

Flood insurance becomes political tool in Louisiana Senate race

It's been months since Congress acted to protect thousands of homeowners from dramatic premium increases under the National Flood Insurance Program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Michael Grimm, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Hill

Senate border bill doomed?

Momentum for passing a border crisis bill is building in the House but the legislative effort in the Senate is headed for failure due to Democratic defections and staunch GOP opposition.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Scalise

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunherald.com

Group: Create big Atchafalaya national park

"This is all about preservation," said Harold Schoeffler, chairman of the Acadiana chapter of the Sierra Club, which is pushing for part of the Atchafalaya Basin to become a national park.

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

NOLA.com

Gulf Restoration Council to select projects in August paid with 30 percent of BP Restore Act money

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council on Friday announced it will begin accepting proposals in August for projects to restore the effects of the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson

The Bennington Banner

Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo

With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Joseph Kabila, US Senate, Democrat

ABC News

Families Urge Resumption of Adoptions From Congo

With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Joseph Kabila, US Senate, Democrat

USA Today

Flood insurance becomes political tool in Senate raceFlood insurance...

It's been months since Congress acted to protect thousands of homeowners from dramatic flood insurance premium increases.

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

The Times

Kennedy: Time for change in our choice for U.S. senator

There are many decisions to be made by the citizen voters of our state in the upcoming elections.

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

The Hill

Energy nominee highlights nuclear weapons experience

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall told senators Thursday that she has vast experience with defense and nuclear weapons, which would be a major part of her responsibilities as the second highest-ranking official at the Department of Energy .

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Washington Examiner

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell hits Capitol Hill to drum up support for conservation program

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is making the rounds on Capitol Hill in hopes of swaying lawmakers to fully fund and permanently reauthorize a 50-year-old conservation program that expires next year.

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Related Topix: Offshore Drilling, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Susan Collins, Republican, Richard Burr

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