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  1. Cassidy, Vitter: Keystone would aid La. refineriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The News-Star

    Cassidy, Vitter: Keystone would aid La. refineries The pipeline would create more than 42,000 jobs, according to key lawmakers.

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  2. Stepping Up the Heat Activists pressure Gop to roll back ObamaCareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Fox News

    Republican lawmakers are facing rising pressure from conservatives groups and activists to go big - or potentially go home - in their fight against ObamaCare. After taking control of Congress thanks to big victories in the November midterms, Republicans who ran in part on their opposition to the law are starting to roll out legislation undoing pieces of it.

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  3. Meet the many people who love to talk about the Clintons -- as long as theya re anonymousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Hillary Clinton is not a fan of stories about Hillary Clinton -- especially when they are about her non-existent but maybe not always non-existent 2016 presidential campaign. We get this news from a Politico article published on Thursday, but also from reaching obvious conclusions after looking at decades of Clintonian political history.

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  4. Bill Cassidy's most trusted political adviser is his wife, LauraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | NOLA.com

    There were two subjects Louisiana's freshman Sen. Bill Cassidy made sure to bring up at every campaign stop last fall. The first was the pitfalls of Obamacare.

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  5. Senate votes for measure declaring climate change isn't a hoax, but against bills blaming human activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., is surrounded by reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. On Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, he voted for a measure declaring that climate change is not a hoax, a surprise to some because he has long been known as the Senate's biggest skeptic on global warming.

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  6. S.E. Cupp: State of the Union a window into Obama's mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Last night's State of the Union speech tells you a lot about President Obama and the way his mind works. It's clear he's a man who feels emboldened, not diminished, by the throttling his party took in the midterm elections just a couple months ago.

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  7. 137,000 Louisiana residents signed up for Affordable Care Act health insurance, as of Jan. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana enrollment in Affordable Care Act health insurance policies has topped 137,000 -- about 35,000 more than signed up during the entire first year of the program, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. People have until midnight Feb. 15 to sign up for coverage in 2015.

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  8. Louisiana delegation reacts to Obama proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Republican lawmakers are pushing against President Obama's tax proposals which would increase taxes for the wealthiest Americans. The President pitched the plan in his State of the Union Address last night that he said would give the middle class a tax break and increase taxes on the richest Americans.

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  9. GOP senator 'ready to work' with Obama on healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Hill

    Sen. Bill Cassidy said he is "ready to work" with President Obama to fix the problems of his administration - starting with his healthcare agenda. He specifically pointed to rising premiums and the people who "lost the health insurance and the doctors they had and liked" because of new requirements under ObamaCare.

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  10. Louisiana's Bobby Jindal isn't ready for the country or the world: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | NOLA.com

    In this Sept. 26, 2014 file photo, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks at the 2014 Values Voter Summit in Washington.

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  11. Joni Ernst's Next MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Roll Call

    Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa will have been in the Senate for just two weeks before she delivers the GOP's response to the State of the Union Tuesday - and Republicans already predict her influence in the party will extend well beyond that in the coming months. "I think she's going to play a very important role," Sen. Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, said in a Monday phone interview.

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  12. Stephanie Grace: Here's the gameplan Jay Dardenne, Scott Angelle,...Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    Stephanie Grace: Here's the gameplan Jay Dardenne, Scott Angelle, John Bel Edwards might use against David Vitter in race for Louisiana governor When U.S. Sen. David Vitter used the opening forum of the 2015 gubernatorial campaign season to tout his leadership on a bipartisan congressional highway bill and vow to press ahead on a follow-up, one of his rivals seized on the opening. "This is precisely why we want to you stay," Lt.

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  13. Stephanie Grace: No rookies in the race for governorRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    When U.S. Sen. David Vitter used the opening forum of the 2015 gubernatorial campaign season to tout his leadership on a bipartisan congressional highway bill and vow to press ahead on a follow-up, one of his rivals seized on the opening. "This is precisely why we want to you stay," Lt.

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  14. Beefing with the KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Best of New Orleans

    Ret. Air Force Col. Rob Maness sparred a lot with opponents Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy in last year's U.S. Senate race, but he's not through taking jabs at Louisiana politicians.

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  15. The weights of passageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Hill

    The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the drug "liraglutide " as a new mechanistic approach to the treatment of overweight and obesity. Like every drug on the brief list of FDA-approved weight loss medications it may be right for some people but not for others.

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  16. Outside groups spent $27 million in Louisiana Senate campaignRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Advocate

    Since the 2010 Citizens United decision by the U.S. Supreme Court removed limits on contributions to independent political groups, outside spending on Senate campaigns nationwide has more than doubled, to nearly $500 million last year, the Brennan Center for Justice reported. "Citizens United definitely gave the green light to an explosion in outside spending," Brennan report author Ian Vandewalker said Thursday.

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  17. Baton Rouge Metro Airport getting $7.3 million to fund better...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport is getting $7.3 million in federal and state funding for projects that include better airport perimeter security, runway improvements and an aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle. The airport is also getting money for a wildlife mitigation project.

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  18. Vitter pledges special legislative session on budget, taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Daily World

    Vitter pledges special legislative session on budget, taxes While Vitter's ideas in his statement were sweeping in scope, his announcement was short on details. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: U.S. Senator David Vitter speaks while attending a campaign rally with U.S. Senate candidate Bill Cassidy Monday, October 13, 2014, at the Fontana Center in Lafayette, La.

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  19. Here's what Congress did this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The House, on a mostly party line vote , passed a Republican Homeland Security spending bill that blocks funding for President Barack Obama 's immigration policies. One amendment would block the president's November executive order deferring temporarily deportations of some illegal immigrants, mostly parents of children who are citizens with permanent legal status.

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  20. Fundraising figures trickle in for Louisiana governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Donors still reeling from Louisiana's expensive U.S. Senate race are being asked to open their wallets again, for the state's looming governor's race. And that, too, is shaping up to be a high-spending contest.

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