David Vitter Newswire

David Vitter Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for David Vitter.

Results 1 - 20 of 87 in David Vitter

  1. Russian oligarch money is coming to Louisiana: Col. Maness discussesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... three-time candidate listed some of those names that are very well known in political circles-Steve Scalise, David Vitter, Kyle Ruckert, Jeff Landry, John Kennedy. This is a developing story. Maness said that Vitter, Ruckert and his wife Lynell ...


  2. Grace Notes: Now a DC lobbyist, former U.S. Sen. David Vitter is fighting sanctions on Russian firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | The Advocate

    The Louisiana Republican retired from the U.S. Senate after losing his 2015 gubernatorial bid to Democrat John Bel Edwards, then promptly followed the traditional career path for ex-members of Congress. He joined a Washington lobbying/strategy firm.


  3. CROUERE: Liberal John Bel Edwards is vulnerable for governor re-election 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... Deep South. He was elected in unusual circumstances in 2015, with a vulnerable GOP opponent, then U.S. Senator David Vitter. He was able to win because he shrewdly focused on his military service throughout the campaign. Edwards also campaigned as a ...


  4. Assumptions are dangerous in governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... a broader strategy.) Secondly, the exits from public life taken by former Gov. Bobby Jindal and U.S. Sen. David Vitter during the last term of state government left the Louisiana Republican Party without its two sometimes warring figureheads. Plenty ...


  5. Louisiana's move to 2nd worst prison rate is nothing to celebrate and nothing to fear | OpinionRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... population - even the world's highest per capita prison population - is a threat to public safety. Republican David Vitter went all Willie Horton on us in 2015 when, after Edwards' speech at Southern, Vitter released an ad that decried the ...


  6. For Stormy Daniels, Monday Was Not Her First Dance in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Roll Call

    ... 2009, she thought about returning again, nearly running for U.S. Senate in her home state of Louisiana against David Vitter  after his involvement in the "D.C. Madame" prostitution scandal. "Today, I am excited to announce that I am taking the ...


  7. Trump Judicial Pick Who Blogged Favorably About the KKK Had to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Mother Jones

    ... Among the 95 nominees are controversial picks such as Wendy Vitter , wife of the disgraced former Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) and a staunch anti-abortion activist, and Oregon prosecutor Ryan Bounds, who wrote a series of articles while at Stanford ...


  8. Stephanie Grace: Criminal justice numbers tell story of successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... of being labeled soft on crime, which certainly has happened plenty of times before, even in former U.S. Sen. David Vitter's campaign against Edwards for governor. How ironic that Vitter, now a lobbyist, later showed up as an advocate on behalf of ...


  9. Stormy Daniels Didn't Announce 2020 CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2018 | FactCheck.org

    ... did entertain the idea of entering politics once before. She publicly considered running against then-Sen. David Vitter, a Republican from Louisiana, in the 2010 midterm election, and notably declared she was switching her party affiliation, from ...


  10. Our Views: These issues reveal why special session could fail to solve Louisiana's budget crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... or not. For that matter, as budget chief Jay Dardenne says, "the numbers would be the same" whether Edwards or David Vitter had won the 2015 runoff election. For decades, oil and gas money paid the bills that in other states came from the broad mass ...


  11. James Gill: Mitch Landrieu vs. Steve Scalise in 2020? Their...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... at least some of these woes. If his runoff opponent had been anyone but the spectacularly discredited U.S. Sen. David Vitter, Edwards might never have won. But Edwards was respected by the voters, and nobody can have believed there was any chance ...


  12. Stormy Daniels at the PonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... citizens who wanted the Baton Rouge native to come home from Florida and run for Senate against the incumbent, David Vitter, a "family values" Republican caught up in 2007's "D.C. madame" scandal. Daniels, a lifelong Democrat, answered the call and ...


  13. Edwards, Louisiana Legislature failing, but can they make budget grade?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... and poor Democratic turnout and affect his reelection which will already be tight. It will not be the 60-40 David Vitter type of thing. And he's in a trick bag. Right now, he gets hurt but the Republicans get blamed for the budget being-- hurting ...


  14. Stormy Daniels storms into Raleigh with politically laced strip showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | HeraldSun.com

    ... dressed as Little Red Riding Hood - a night on which she announced she would not challenge Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter in her home state of Louisiana. Though the president also has said he had no knowledge of any payment to Daniels, his newest ...


  15. Wendy Vitter gets Senate committee sign-off for federal judgeship despite strong objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. At right, listening, is her husband, former Senator David Vitter. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg) Wendy Vitter, President Donald Trump's nominee to be a District Court Judge for the Eastern ...


  16. Senate Panel Clears 2 Judicial Nominees, Despite Controversies Ellis...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Law.com

    ... Vitter, currently general counsel of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans and wife of former U.S. Sen. David Vitter, said: "I think I get into a difficult area when I start commenting on Supreme Court decisions, which are correctly decided ...


  17. Senate committee advances judicial nominees who won't comment on Brown v. BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | ThinkProgress

    ... over voting for two nominees who refused to say it was decided correctly. Wendy Vitter, wife of former Sen. David Vitter, is sworn in during her confirmation hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee to be United States District Judge for the ...


  18. Wendy Vitter's bid for federal judgeship wins key support from Senate committeeRead the original story

    May 24, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... vote was 11-10. The general counsel to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans and wife of former Sen. David Vitter , R-La., has been a controversial nominee. Backers praise her compassion, professionalism and intelligence. Critics deplore her ...


  19. Congress is wounding the Dodd-Frank snake, not killing itRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Washington Examiner

    ... its clever, nuanced, "smart" regulations with simpler rules. An old measure, cosponsored by former Sen. David Vitter and Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, sought to mitigate the Too Big to Fail problem by simply cutting off federal benefits for banks ...


  20. More fireworks in store on Capitol Hill for Trump's judicial nomineesRead the original story

    May 17, 2018 | WAAY

    ... counsel of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans and is married to Louisiana's former Republican Sen. David Vitter, who was implicated in the sex scandal concerning the so called "DC Madam" back in 2007. Members of Planned Parenthood are ...