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  1. Sen. James Inhofe wields a snowball on the Senate floor, February 26, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | National Journal

    The debate over funding for the Homeland Security Department wasn't the only thing that froze over in the Senate Thursday Sen. Jim Inhofe, who chairs the Environment and Public Works Committee, tossed a snowball on the Senate floor as part of a speech expressing skepticism about the reality of climate change. The Oklahoma Republican opened by showing pictures of an igloo his daughter's family built during a snowstorm five years ago, when he said "the hysteria on global warming" began.

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  2. Former president backs David Vitter in Laa .Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Times

    Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter is getting fundraising help for his campaign to be Louisiana's next governor from former President George H.W. Bush. Former president backs David Vitter in La.

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  3. Sen. Bill Cassidy cleared of any wrongdoing and record must reflect that: James VarneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-La., addresses supporters during his election night watch party in Baton Rouge Saturday, December 6, 2014. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., has been cleared of any wrongdoing by an LSU audit.

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  4. LSU: Cassidy performed work required for university salaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A university audit released Wednesday appears to clear newly-elected U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of allegations he did little work for the taxpayer-funded annual salary he was paid for medical teaching work at LSU during his time in Congress. The internal review said while Cassidy's work "was not adequately documented" by the LSU Health Sciences Center, "sufficient facts and information exist to conclude that Dr. Cassidy provided services equal to at least that of his compensation for his part-time educational work."

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  5. Bobby Jindal takes aim at David Vitter in National Journal articleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Gov. Bobby Jindal made some critical remarks about Sen. David Vitter, in the latest chapter of their political feud. "If you turn [your recorder] off, I'll tell you what I really think about him," Jindal told a reporter regarding Vitter.

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  6. Bobby Jindal on David Vitter: a Turn the recorder off, Ia ll tell you what I really think about himaRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Advocate

    It's no secret that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and U.S. Sen. David Vitter, a Republican hoping to succeed him in the state's top office, have an icy relationship. The reason for their reported feud? "If you turn [your recorder] off, I'll tell you what I really think about him," Jindal told The National Journal in a recent interview. 1 comment

  7. LSU: Sen. Bill Cassidy Did Nothing ImproperRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WNOE-FM New Orleans

    LSU says its review of U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy's medical teaching work determined the newly-elected senator didn't do anything improper. During last year's Senate race, then-Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu accused Cassidy of bilking taxpayers, suggesting the Republican collected a $20,000, taxpayer-funded annual salary for little work.

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  8. LSU says US Sen. Cassidy cleared of improper payment allegationsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    LSU says an internal audit of U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy's medical teaching at its Health Sciences Center in New Orleans determined the new Republican senator delivered the services for which he was paid. As The Associated Press reports, it was during last year's Senate race that Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu accused Cassidy of collecting a $20,000, taxpayer-funded annual salary for doing little work.

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  9. Bill Cassidy's work at LSU wasn't 'adequately...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Bill Cassidy's work at LSU wasn't 'adequately documented,' but investigation reveals he earned his salary: Internal LSU report WASHINGTON -- An internal LSU review of Bill Cassidy's part-time medical employment for the LSU Health Sciences Center finds his work wasn't "adequately documented," but "sufficient facts and information exist to conclude he provided services "equal to at least that of his compensation." The report followed allegations by Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., his opponent in the 2014 Louisiana Senate race, and others that Cassidy, a physician working part-time while serving in the House of Representatives, may not have performed the required hours to justify his $20,000 salary.

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  10. LSU audit: No problems with Bill Cassidy work arrangementRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Advocate

    LSU has found no problems with now-U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy's part-time work arrangement, according to a newly-released internal audit . The 11-page report released Wednsday came after questions arose about whether Cassidy - a physician - was fulfilling responsibilities associated with the part-time paid educational work with the LSU Health Sciences Center.

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  11. Keystone XL pipeline proponents in La. fire back at ObamaRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Louisiana proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline are blasting President Barack Obama for his veto Tuesday of a bill approving the proposed 1,179-mile pipeline. Don Briggs, president Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, tells The Advertiser the president's veto is a reflection on a "broken" political system.

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  12. President Barack Obama vetoes Keystone pipeline billRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Advocate

    Supporters of the measure apparently lack the votes to overturn the veto. An override would require a two-thirds majority in both the U.S. Senate and the House.

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  13. Environmentalists hold America hostage with Keystone XL pipeline: James VarneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Dozens of demonstrators rally in support of Obama's pledge to veto any legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline, outside the White House in Washington on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. ORG XMIT: DCJL107 It's as if radical environmentalists were holding America hostage.

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  14. Bill Cassidy fights to retain Mary Landrieu's revenue sharing legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Sen. Bill Cassidy , R-La, was sworn into the Senate on January 6, but the legislative transition from three-term Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu , whom he defeated, began in earnest on Tuesday. That's when Cassidy used a budget hearing by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to castigate Interior Secretary Sally Jewell over the Obama administration's budget proposal to reverse Landrieu's 2006 legislation providing revenue sharing to Louisiana and three other Gulf states for off-shore oil and gas production.

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  15. ScuttlebitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Best of New Orleans

    Former U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander , who represented Louisiana's 5th Congressional District from 2003 to 2013, has joined The Picard Group, a lobbying firm with offices in Lafayette and Washington D.C. Alexander will head the Washington office. The company sent out a press release announcing the move, with congratulatory quotes from U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany and U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy ... Frank Fradella , the final major figure in the federal corruption trial of former Mayor Ray Nagin , was sentenced last week to one year and one day in prison.

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  16. Bruce Bialosky:Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Jewish World Review

    One thing I have often pointed out about the Affordable Care Act is that very few doctors participated in the conceptualization of the legislation. The final bill focuses on expanding Americans' access to health insurance with a total disregard for increasing the supply of medical professionals or facilities for treatment.

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  17. Doctors Having Say About Your Health CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Townhall

    One thing I have often pointed out about the Affordable Care Act is that very few doctors participated in the conceptualization of the legislation. The final bill focuses on expanding Americans' access to health insurance with a total disregard for increasing the supply of medical professionals or facilities for treatment.

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  18. House Passes Keystone XL Pipeline BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Driven by the politics of Louisiana's Senate race, the GOP-controlled House on Friday passed legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline, its ninth such vote since 2011.

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  19. Pama s Party Line for Feb. 15. 2015: A few non-Carnival events made the cutRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Campus Club --- Serving on the committee for Campus Club's Feb. 6 get-together are, seated form left, hostess Ruth Patrick, Mara Malone, Judy Jetty, Co-chairwoman Chris Enright and Sue Ellen Williams; and, standing, Co-chairwoman Judy Koonce, Mary Dommert, Nancy Murrill, Marjorie Whitehead and Andy Smith. Mardi Gras balls have dominated the social scene of late but a few non-Carnival events have made it onto the calendar.

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  20. Balancing campaign and small business on Vitter's agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Daily Herald

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, a Louisiana Republican, speaks at a campaign stop for Senate candidate, Rep. Bill Cassidy, a Louisiana Republican, at VFW Post 5951 in Bossier City, La. Vitter, the new chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, has big issues on his agenda, but he'll have to fit that work in with a high-profile gubernatorial campaign in his home state.

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