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

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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

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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 ...
In this 1976 White House photo Manafort shakes President Gerald Ford's hand.
Manafort’s role in the Republicans’ notorious ‘Southern Strategy’
By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – As part of the ongoing probe into Russian efforts to help Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Special Counsel Robert ...
An Analyst: Why didn’t Bagneris beat out Cantrell or Charbonnet?
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer It is hard to imagine a more challenging Saturday night for Michael Bagneris. On the heels of being denied a runoff slot in a contest ...
La. treasurer’s race is down to two candidates
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Democrat Derek Edwards has claimed that he ranks as the best qualified candidate for Treasurer, and, more importantly, that he can actually win.
New Orleans mayoral candidates pursuit of the white vote
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Desiree Charbonnet, LaToya Cantrell, Troy Henry, and Michael Bagneris have each adopted a “wedge issue” to demonstrate their individual palatability to city’s normally conservative Caucasian electorate in ...
NOLa politics: Leger mulls mayoral bid, while Carter-Peterson says no
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Only one true victor emerged from the recent special legislative session, and if Rep. Walt Leger III is smart, the Speaker Pro Tem can ride his victory ...

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