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A curious game of chicken over health care and TOPS

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer With less than 50 days left in both the 2018 Regular Session (as well as the promised allotted time for

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Cochran Resignation Could Lead to 1st Black Miss. Democratic senator

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer One of the loudest advocates for ports and coastal investment in the U.S. Senate, Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran of

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La.’s Black Caucus is asserting itself at State Capitol
Despite little being written or said about it, perhaps the biggest elephant in the House and Senate chambers at the Louisiana State Capitol during the recent special session may have ...
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Medicaid poison pill kills La. Legislative special session
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The key moment of the failed legislative special session was Friday afternoon, March 2nd, when New Orleans Democratic Rep. Walt Leger came up short in his attempt ...
The Black vote and citizens of Harahan will decide Jeff Sheriff’s Race
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer It’s neck and neck between Joe Lopinto and John Fortunato for Jefferson Parish Sheriff—at least that was the conclusion of many of the veteran former cops assembled ...
Gov. Edwards and Louisiana’s GOP deficit deal looming
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer A seeming agreement seems to be coming together in the legislature to fix the $1.1 billion “fiscal cliff,” strangely enough due to Trump tax cuts and a ...
Conyers resigns from Congress calling for “complete disclosure”
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — U.S. Rep. John Conyers, a founding member of the powerful Congressional Black Caucus and the highest-ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, retired from ...
MAXINE WATERS
Maxine Waters declares Trump Impeachment to be her ‘number one priority’
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — U. S. Rep. Maxine Waters says she has made the impeachment of President Donald Trump her “number one priority” and that she will soon ...
Trump voter fraud commission is sued — by one of its own commissioners
By Jessica Huseman ProPublica A Democratic member of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity filed suit against the commission in federal court in Washington, D.C. on Thursday morning, alleging that ...
Have Louisianians lost their taste for the Alphabet soup?
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer North Louisiana Republican State Sen. Neil Riser had a curious strategy to earn a runoff slot in the La. Treasurer’s race. Actively campaign for—and pay to ...

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