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The South’s political clout is rising under Trump

By Chris Kromm Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — In the 2016 elections, Southern states delivered 160 Electoral College votes to Donald Trump, more

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Jeff Sessions is rolling back basic rights

By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist As Donald Trump nears the end of his first 100 days, media commentary focuses primarily on how little he has

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PACs focus on getting more Blacks into politics
By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — In the aftermath of former-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s crushing defeat last November, a number of groups were launched to encourage ...
Candidates for La. Treasurer race for funds
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Two Republican state representatives have been eyeing one another across the floor of the House throughout this legislative session, Representatives Julie Stokes and John Schroder. And ...
CAT is not in the House
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer When the legislature reconvenes on Monday following the Easter break, with just 53 days remaining, some legislators have begun to wonder if the administration is ...
Ballots cast in recent CDC primary races were along racial lines
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer White voters in Orleans Parish turned out to the polls at a rate nearly three times higher than African-American voters did in the March 25, 2017 ...
Legislative CAT fight is looming
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer In his “2017 Budget Stabili-zation Plan,” Louisiana’s Governor split the difference on his tax reform proposal. In a press conference less than two ...
Johnson, Montero, and Williams campaign for open CDC judge seat
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Of the two major Orleans Parish judicial contests on the ballot, the really fiery debate has emerged from the battle to replace Regina Bartholomew Woods on ...
Kennedy calls for Edmonson’s resignation
On the heels of reports by The New Orleans Advocate and WWL News that placed a cloud of suspicion over a West Coast road trip by four Louisiana state troopers ...
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Election 2017: Chase vs. Brown for La. Appellate Court seat
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The special election on March 25, 2017 to fill the open Division C seat on Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal may constitute one of the hardest ...

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