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  1. Books: Events for week of Aug. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    Book Club: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. The Historical Society Book Club will discuss "Young Washington" by Peter Stark.


  2. About 500 descendants of slaves gather for unique reunion in Iberville ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    The GU272 Descendants Association held a reunion on Saturday at the North Iberville Community Center in Rosedale. About 500 people who are descendants of a group of slaves sold in 1838 by Georgetown University attended.


  3. Endorsements of McCarthy from Scalise, Ryan doesn't put end to GOP leadership speculationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | The Advocate

    Associated Press file photo House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, of Louisiana, center, with Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., right, greets fellow lawmakers on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6. Scalise led Republicans on Wednesday in pushing for House approval of free trade legislation. House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is joined by Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., and Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, just after House Republicans voted to make McCarthy the new majority leader, replacing Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., who was defeated in his primary earlier this month, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 19, 2014.


  4. Photos: Students, parents, teachers, more march for tighter gun laws...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | The Advocate

    About 6,000 people took to the streets of New Orleans for the March for Our Lives march Saturday, March 24, 2018. The New Orleans march was one of hundreds in cities across the country, according to the organizers' website, with the primary march in Washington, D.C., drawing hundreds of thousands.


  5. 'We have to stop this nonsense': Trump calls for substantial gun-law changes, rejects GOP's incremental approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, with members of congress to discuss school and community safety. ORG XMIT: DCCK113 ORG XMIT: BAT1802281636172021 WASHINGTON - Putting fellow Republicans in the hot seat, President Donald Trump called for speedy and substantial changes to the nation's gun laws on Wednesday, criticizing lawmakers in a White House meeting for being too fearful of the National Rifle Association to take action.


  6. Steve Scalise among lawmakers to meet with Trump about school safety, gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise talk about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at Blessey Marine Services, Inc. in Elmwood, La. Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.


  7. Ex-Congressman Bill Jefferson would avoid additional jail time under deal with federal prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Advocate

    Disgraced ex-Congressman Bill Jefferson, whose downfall a decade ago came after federal agents found $90,000 in cash stashed in his freezer, wouldn't serve any additional prison time under a deal struck with federal prosecutors. The agreement, filed in a Virginia federal court Wednesday evening, would clear up the criminal case against the former nine-term New Orleans Democratic congressman.


  8. Kyle and Lynnel Ruckert leave D.C. behind to find their 'dream' home in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    The Ruckerts left D.C. but brought lots of framed memories, like these in the kitchen, and their dog, Who Dat, a New Orleans rescue from Hurricane Katrina. Hanging in the Ruckerts' living room is a piece of carpet from the U.S. House of Representatives given to them when the carpet was replaced in 2014.


  9. Out of the hospital, Scalise says he's 'fully back' on Capitol Hill - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | The Advocate

    As U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise lay wounded on a suburban baseball diamond in June, bleeding badly from a rifle round to his hip, he turned to a colleague to ask a favor. Jeff Flake, a U.S. senator from Arizona and a fellow player on the Republican baseball team, had been trying to put pressure on the wound.


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