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  1. Agriculture wields powerful influence in Louisiana electionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Baton Rouge Business Report

    . "It's where (Republican U.S. Sen.) David Vitter first showed his true colors, and it followed him throughout the campaign." The gubernatorial candidates were asked about their biggest personal challenge. Vitter, who would deal with his previous ...

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  2. D.C. Madam Commits SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Journal

    ... clients of the service including former U.S. Agency for International Development chief Randall Tobias and Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana. Neither of them testified in her trial. Palfrey wanted prostitution to be made legal because she felt the ...

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  3. Lautenberg's widow completes his legacy | The AuditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    ... another bill supporter. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), to ask him to continue the effort with that Republican, Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana. "We can't let this die," Bonnie Lautenberg said shortly after President Barack Obama signed the Frank R. ...

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  4. Obama signs major overhaul of toxic chemicals rules into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | West Hawaii Today

    ... helped pass the legislation, including House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California and Republican Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana. "If we can get this bill done, it means somewhere out there on the horizon, we can make our politics less toxic ...

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  5. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    President Barack Obama signed Wednesday the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which gives the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency more oversight and more authority to monitor and test chemicals. U.S. Sen. David Vitter visited the White House on Wednesday to witness the signing into law of sweeping legislation that requires safety reviews of all chemicals in active commerce - from household cleaners to mattresses to plastics.

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  6. How Tom Udall Got an Environmental Bill Through a Gridlocked CongressRead the original story

    Wednesday | National Journal

    ... the solution, and then keep pushing that solution all the way to the end. That's what Udall and Republican Sen. David Vitter did for three years, going member-by-member to build support for a bipartisan bill that started as a deal between Vitter and ...

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  7. President Obama signs Vitter-sponsored chemical safety billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Times-Picayune

    President Barack Obama signs the Frank Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act into law as Sen. David Vitter, R-La. and other lawmakers look on.

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  8. President Barack Obama, surrounded by members of Congress, signs bill ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Albany Times Union

    ... helped pass the legislation, including House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California and Republican Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana. "If we can get this bill done, it means somewhere out there on the horizon, we can make our politics less toxic ...

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  9. No charges for David Vitter P.I. caught spying on Sheriff Newell NormandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | NOLA.com

    The spying scandal that enveloped the Louisiana gubernatorial race last fall has come to a quiet end. A private investigator working for Republican Sen. David Vitter's campaign won't face charges after he was caught in October secretly videotaping Sheriff Newell Normand at a Metairie cafe.

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  10. No prosecution of man caught recording sheriff, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Citing insufficient evidence, the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office has decided against prosecuting a private investigator for a firm hired by U.S. Sen. David Vitter during last fall's governor's race. Robert Frenzel was booked in October on a count of criminal mischief after Sheriff Newell Normand spotted him surreptitiously recording a group at a Metairie coffee shop.

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  11. GOP-led Congress achieves historic regulatory reform of broken environmental lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Washington Examiner

    ... U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), lead-GOP sponsor of the Lautenberg Act; U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.); U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho); and U.S. ...

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  12. US Senate race retreading themes from Louisiana's 2015 governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... more red than blue. That's what Gov. John Bel Edwards managed to do in the November runoff against U.S. Sen. David Vitter, who is relinquishing his seat after 17 years on the Hill, including a stint in the House. Edwards, more so than Vitter, has ...

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  13. Alford: Themes of Louisiana's 2015 governor's race appear in 2016 US Senate electionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... blue," Alford writes. This is what Gov. John Bel Edwards managed to do in the November runoff against U.S. Sen. David Vitter, who is relinquishing his seat after 17 years on the Hill. Edwards, more so than Vitter, has had a consistent presence on ...

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  14. Louisiana's US Senate race sniping tolls along with pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | BayouBuzz.com

    When Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter lost the governor's race to Democrat John Bel Edwards and decided not to seek a third term in the U.S. Senate, it was a given that several viable candidates would decide to run for the political plum. Four Republicans and two Democrats threw their hats into the political ring who are considered the most viable among a growing list of candidates.

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  15. Louisiana senators support GOP gun controlaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Daily World

    Louisiana senators support GOP gun control proposals Louisiana senators support GOP gun measures in the wake of the Orlando shootings, but controversial amendments fail. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: WASHINGTON - Louisiana Sens. David Vitter and Bill Cassidy supported Republican gun proposals Monday, including one that would have required that law enforcement be notified if someone on the terrorist watch list tries to buy a gun.

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  16. Lies and statistics: Which do you suppose wins without research?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Star Tribune

    ... technologies, such as online-response options, before they can be tested. The other amendment, from Sen. David Vitter, R-La., may be even more pernicious. Vitter argues that adding new questions on citizenship and legal status to the survey would ...

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  17. The Count: how much the NRA has donated to Louisiana members of Congress since 1998Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Best of New Orleans

    ... Congress. The total was $2,996,519 - $80,600 of which went to five Louisiana congressmen. Those include Sen. David Vitter ($35,250), Rep. Steve Scalise ($18,900), Rep. Charles Boustany ($17,450), Rep. John Fleming ($8,000) and Rep. Ralph Abraham ...

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  18. Our Views: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards flouts transparency; credit card records are kept in darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | The Advocate

    ... state credit cards. Edwards, who received a key endorsement from the sheriffs in his runoff tilt with U.S. Sen. David Vitter, passed up a chance to mend the corrections department's toxic culture when he retained Jindal's secretary, Jimmy LeBlanc, ...

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  19. Grace: Louisiana poised for political stalemate that could mimic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | The Advocate

    ... easy win as an aberration, a situation-specific occurrence driven by the personal flaws of GOP runoff candidate David Vitter. According to this theory, electing a Republican in four years would amount to a return of the natural order, so might as ...

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  20. First they came for the facts, and I said nothing aRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Washington Post

    ... technologies, such as online-response options, before they can be tested. The other amendment, from Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), may be even more pernicious. Vitter argues that adding new questions on citizenship and legal status to the survey would ...

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