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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

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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

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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.
Running away from Obama is what cost Democrats
By Peniel E. Joseph Contributing Writer (An Analysis from The Root) – The Republican Party’s takeover of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s midterm election is the tip of the rather sizable ...
Cannizzaro makes plea for budget increase from City Council
Orleans Parish Dis­trict Attorney Leon Cannizzaro said last week that he has serious budget concerns for next year. FOX 8 News reported that Cannizzaro says under the current budget, he’ll be ...
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Nakisha Ervin-Knott runs on fairness
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Nakisha Ervin-Knott recollected, “I was born and raised in the Lower 9th Ward and spent a great deal of time with my great-grandmother, Emma London. ...
Longest-serving La. judge seeks another term on criminal court bench
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Frank Marullo has been on the Criminal Court bench so long that he is at the center of a debate over abolishing the judicial retirement age. ...

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