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Congressman G.K. Butterfield elected new Black Caucus chair

By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) – The members of the Congressional Black Caucus

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Sen. Landrieu fights for a fourth term on December 6

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer President Obama’s Executive Order to defer action, and effectively legalize the status of millions of illegal immigrants, brought a swift

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Landrieu’s loss on Keystone raises re-election difficulty with white voters
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer A bit of chicanery occurred in the U.S. Senate when it began the debate on the Keystone XL Pipelines last Tuesday, when incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...
24th JDC candidate runs on experience
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Thomas Anzelmo has a surname well-known to Jefferson Parish voters. In fact, the 24th JDC candidate in the December 6, 2014 runoff believes that his ...
GOP stage unity rally for Cassidy
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer “It’s great to be in Huey’s — chock-full of Republicans,” US Senator David Vitter said, opening the gathering of the Louisiana Republican Party. “We’re changing Louisiana politics.”
Black GOP State Senator predicts low Black turnout for Landrieu
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer One of the surprise moments at the “Unity Rally” at Baton Rouge’s Huey’s Bar occurred when master of ceremonies (and former Congressman) Jeff Landry announced that he ...
Black pollster: ‘Democrats got their [butt] whipped’
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Even with overwhelming support from Black voters, Democrats still lost control of the United States Senate in the midterm elections and President Barack ...
For many, voting rights remain at risk
By D. Kevin McNeir Contributing Writer (Special from The Washington Informer and New America Media) – When the founding fathers gathered in Philadelphia to form a new country called the United States, ...
GOP vs. Dem turnout will decide if Sen. Landrieu is re-elected
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The question of which group will stay home in greater numbers in the December 6th runoff, Tea Party Caucasian Republicans or working class African-American Democrats, will ...
Metro Black vote high, but not ‘game changing’ on Nov. 4
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer By early afternoon on November 4, consultants for some Caucasian Democrats on the ballot in Orleans and the Black-majority areas of Jefferson began to worry.

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