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  1. Political Horizons: How 'perfect storm' lead to Louisiana's unusual secretary of state runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    ... kid with about $1,600 garnered more votes to win a slot in the Dec. 8 statewide runoff than U.S. Sen. David Vitter, who spent about $10 million, polled in the 2015 gubernatorial primary. After a short and lackluster race to replace Tom Schedler, who ...

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  2. With Georgia Too Close To Call, Deep South Republicans Need To Pay AttentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | RedState

    ... in Doug Jones (Alabama) and John Bel Edwards (Louisiana) based largely on flawed candidates (Roy Moore and David Vitter, respectively) and Republicans simply did not turn out for them. If Texas, Florida, and Georgia had run candidates who were more ...

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  3. Interim Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin and Gwen Collins-Greenup headed to a run offRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | The Advocate

    ... Forty percent of registered voters participated in the 2015 gubernatorial runoff between John Bel Edwards and David Vitter. Whoever wins in December will serve the next year, oversee the 2019 gubernatorial election and purchase 10,000 new voting ...

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  4. Stephanie Grace: In Louisiana, big elections are still a year awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | The Advocate

    ... roots pressure and agreed to let voters decide whether to impose term limits. The measure's champions were David Vitter in the House and Jay Dardenne in the Senate, although they were never exactly allies. To get their colleagues to go along, they ...

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  5. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards took 23 people with him on a state trip to Israel.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | NOLA.com

    ... donate to Edwards before his 2015 election. They gave money to Edwards' opponent in that race, former Sen. David Vitter, instead. More recently, Donna Sternberg contributed $1,250 to Edwards campaign in the fall of 2016, a year after he was elected. ...

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  6. Dan Fagan: If Sen. Kennedy runs for Louisiana governor, he'll win; here's whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | The Advocate

    ... raised taxes by more than $7 billion. And this time Edwards won't have his holier-than-thou rap he used against David Vitter to get elected in 2015. It's hard to imagine a scenario in which Kennedy loses to Edwards. And just like people don't turn ...

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  7. Political Horizons: Sen. Kennedy may be gearing up for run at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | The Advocate

    ... construction contracting fraternity that, along with the Lafourche Parish shipbuilders, gave Bobby Jindal and David Vitter the money they needed to get their campaigns going in what then was a Democratic state. Rispone's another member of that ...

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  8. Stephanie Grace: Was John Bel Edwards' win an aberration? Next year's race will test that theoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | The Advocate

    ... to win the 2015 governor's race so handily, Louisiana's Republican leanings notwithstanding. Then-U.S. Sen. David Vitter, Edwards' runoff opponent, had never before lost an election and was easily the state's dominant Republican. Yet somehow he was ...

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  9. U.S. Rep. Garret Graves touts success on infrastructure funding,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | The Advocate

    ... served for a number of years as a congressional staffer, including for U.S. Rep. Billy Tauzin and U.S. Sens. David Vitter and John Breaux. Graves is widely considered among elections forecasters and pundits to be the heavy favorite to win ...

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  10. 'Outsider' launches challenge to John Bel Edwards for governor, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | The Advocate

    ... considering challenging Edwards, who was seen as a long-shot candidate for governor before defeating Republican David Vitter in 2015. Attorney General Jeff Landry, U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham and others have been floated as ...

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  11. Onetime presidential hopeful Scott Walker down 10 points in new Wisconsin pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Salon

    ... Louisiana had a record approval rating in his own state. Democrat John Bel Edwards defeated Republican Sen. David Vitter with 56 percent of the vote to replace him. Brownback, who unsuccessfully ran for the GOP presidential nomination in 2008, found ...

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  12. GOP businessman says he'll run for governor in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Banner-Tribune

    ... the GOP candidate for his donations to Republican former Gov. Bobby Jindal and Republican former U.S. Sen. David Vitter, who Edwards defeated in the last governor's race. Rispone "has bought political influence and now he thinks he can buy the ...

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  13. GOP businessman to run for Louisiana governor in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... the GOP candidate for his donations to Republican former Gov. Bobby Jindal and Republican former U.S. Sen. David Vitter, who Edwards defeated in the last governor's race. Rispone "has bought political influence and now he thinks he can buy the ...

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  14. Lanny Keller: Understanding 'deserving' vs. 'winning' for John Bel Edwards, re-election bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... in the primary either backing Edwards or staying mum about the choice between the Democrat and then-U. S. Sen. David Vitter. Couvillon noted that in 2016 there were other Republican candidates for U.S. senator, to fill the vacancy of the retiring ...

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  15. JR Ball: The political crusades of Jeff LandryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... he is about making a name for himself, evicting Edwards from the governor's mansion and replacing the disgraced David Vitter as Louisiana's next Republican kingmaker. Maybe it's time to add attorney general to the list-one that also includes ...

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  16. Stephanie Grace: Here's why Louisiana governor's race won't be a rerun of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... sole Democrat running against three well-known Republicans, Edwards had the luxury of sitting back and letting David Vitter, Jay Dardenne and Scott Angelle battle among themselves for the right to presumably beat Edwards in the runoff. Vitter, a ...

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  17. Jeff Landry urging unity, but which would-be GOP candidate is best choice to take on Gov. Edwards?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... a little-known Democratic state representative from the hamlet of Amite, dealt the state's senior U.S. senator, David Vitter, a humiliating defeat, after a primary so bitter that neither of Vitter's GOP rivals endorsed him. "I think Jeff's ...

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  18. Louisiana's governor race will be challenging for RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | The Economist

    ... candidates bloodied one another. In the general election, Mr Edwards trounced the most damaged of the three, David Vitter, then a US senator, a major upset in a state that went 60-40 for Donald Trump. Mr Landry says he is willing to stand-"If I run, ...

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  19. Stephanie Grace: Steve Scalise has always waited his turn, but maybe not this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... and not stick around too long. But the plan was thwarted when another young lawmaker from Jefferson Parish, David Vitter, ran and won instead. In those days, Scalise was the anti-Vitter, the guy who got along with everyone and looked out for the ...

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  20. Senate confirms Lafayette bankruptcy judge Robert Summerhays to federal district judgeshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... Senate confirmatio Summerhays wrote that he'd initially reached out to staffers for Cassidy and then-U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-Louisiana, in December 2016 to express interest in the district court judgeship in Lafayette. He is the father of three ...

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