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  1. House approves water bill with amendments to boost Corps of Engineers fundingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 |

    The House late Thursday approved a $34 billion spending bill for the Department of Energy, Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation with several amendments offered by Louisiana lawmakers.


  2. James Gill: McAllister cana t stump on family values nowRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Advocate

    The first time Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, said being a congressman "sucks," his audience at the Monroe Chamber of Commerce did not commence snickering and elbowing one another in the ribs.


  3. On the Hill: Praying for Steve Scalise and 37.5 percent in Louisiana live in poor communitiesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 |

    Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 19, 2014, after the House Republican Conference elected him to be the new House majority whip.


  4. Congress: If they can get along on the field, why not at work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 |

    Rep. John Dingell claims to remember when Congress worked. He came to Congress when he was 29 in 1955.


  5. Donnelly, Democrats rule diamondRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 |

    The Democrats defeated the Republicans 15-6 Wednesday night in the annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game for Charity at Nationals Park in Washington.


  6. Capitol Buzz: Lawmakers urge calm cooperation for CoreRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 28 | The Advocate

    More than three dozen state House and Senate members signed a statement urging "calm and a spirit of cooperation" in the debate over Common Core.


  7. Stealing Hearts While Stealing Second BaseRead the original story

    Friday Jun 27 | Roll Call

    Matijs Lobato was able to spend his first night of summer vacation on the field at Nationals Park during the 53rd Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game on Wednesday.


  8. Allan Katz and Danae Columbus: Voters need plenty of information and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | Uptown Messenger

    Since Mayor Landrieu did not succeed in getting the Legislature to approve many of the new taxes he wanted to pay for the police consent decree, the firefighters' lawsuit, the jail consent decree, etc, it is no surprise that he is punting to the voters to choose.


  9. House passes bill to expand oil and gas production and drop cap on revenue sharingRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 26 |

    The House voted 229-195 Thursday for legislation that would force the Obama administration to expand oil and gas production while eventually lifting a cap on revenue sharing from off-shore revenue for Gulf states from $500 million to $1 billion.


  10. Richmond, Dems win sixth straightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | The Hill

    House Democrats prevailed in the annual Congressional Baseball Game for the sixth year in a row on Wednesday, riding Rep. Cedric Richmond's strong right arm to a 15-6 win.


  11. HOH: Democrats Win Sixth Straight Congressional Baseball GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | Roll Call

    The congressional Democrats' baseball team secured a sixth straight victory on Wednesday night at Nationals Park, winning the 53rd Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game by a score of 15-6 and securing a second straight coveted Roll Call trophy.


  12. District Daily: Nats' Hitting Coach Sees Rendon as a Star,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | Teddy Never Wins

    One could argue that Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon deserves to be in the All-Star Game.


  13. Richmond pitches Dems to victory over GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Major League Baseball

    In last year's Congressional Baseball Game for charity, the Democrats trounced the Republicans, 22-0, behind a dominant pitching performance from Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond, who formerly played at Morehouse College in Georgia.


  14. Landrieu good for LouisianaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 25 | The News-Star

    The article quoted Rep. Cedric Richmond, the only democrat in the six-member Louisiana U.S. House of Representatives delegation, as saying, "What it really means is a rise again to a point where we are substantial players in all legislation that comes through Congress."


  15. Letter: Landrieu re-election would be good for LouisianaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | The News-Star

    Let's see if I got this straight: According to Saturday's front-page article about Rep. Steve Scalise's "meteoric rise" as Majority Whip in the U.S. House of Representatives, "Scalise's fast rise means political clout for Louisiana" by The Associated Press, Louisiana is now given the "high-profile influence" it hasn't seen since 1999? The article ... (more)


  16. Administration: Bush-era law requires us to slow-walk deportationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Washington Examiner

    There's no doubt the Obama administration is already far, far behind in the job of processing and returning the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador who have illegally crossed the border into the United States in recent months.


  17. Beyond the Stars: Congressional Baseball Players to WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Roll Call

    Sanchez isn't tall, but she packs a punch in the batter's box. For someone who hasn't been to a Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game before, it's easy to spot a few players who stand out.


  18. HOH: Vulnerable Members Hope Therea s a Next Year for Their Congressional Baseball CareersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Roll Call

    Play every game as if it was your last," says every manager worth his weight in sunflower seeds.


  19. Cedric Richmond returns to pitch after leading House Democrats to 3 straight smack downs of GOPRead the original story

    Monday Jun 23 |

    Rep. Cedric Richmond , D-New Orleans, a former Morehouse College baseball player, who has pitched and hit the Democrats to three straight lopsided wins, said he bumped into Rep. Vance McAllister , R-Swartz on the House floor last week and the GOP's newest pitcher "told me he was going to hit me."


  20. Scalise's fast rise means political cloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 22 | Daily World

    Steve Scalise's election to a key leadership post among House Republicans gives Louisiana the kind of high-profile influence it hasn't seen in that body since Robert Livingston was in line for the speaker's post 15 years ago.