Lawyer for levee authority says battle over coastal loss is just beginning

By Bob Marshall The Lens When Gov. Piyush Jindal signed a controversial bill retroactively banning the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East from filing lawsuits without

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NAACP intends to turn out the vote in November

By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – With a “pivotal election” coming up November 4, the NAACP kicked off its 105th Annual Convention last

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Kern Reese elected Chief Judge of Orleans Parish Civil Court
The Honorable Kern A. Reese is now Chief Judge of Orleans Parish Civil District Court. Reese was elected by his peers to lead the court for the next two years. ...
Democrats and Republicans are more polarized than ever before, but most Americans fall somewhere in the varied center between the two extremes.  Infographic by Pew Research Center
U.S. political views not rigidly defined
By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Politically, the nation is less sharply divided collection of red and blue states, and more a rainbow patchwork of political ideologies, according ...
Voting rights still ‘under siege,’ says coalition
By Anna Challet Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – One year after the Shelby County v. Holder Supreme Court decision, which weakened protections for minority voters under the Voting Rights ...
About Town… U.S. Senate Challengers Create Four Way Race…
By Christopher Tidmore and Christian Villere, Contributing Writers Republican U.S. Senate candidate Col. Rob Maness passed the fundraising threshold into being a real candidate last week. That might be good news ...
Black vote renominates Mississippi GOP U.S. senator
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer State Senator Chris McDaniel blamed his 49.1 percent to 50.9 percent or 6000 vote loss to incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican Primary on ...
Steve Scalise elected U.S. House majority whip
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer It was the spring of 1995, and Quentin Dastugue had just won the Louisiana Republican Party en­dorse­ment for Governor. His final triumphant speech at the Baton ...
Judge Frank Marullo’s re-election being challenged
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer An Orleans Parish Criminal Court race is heating up for this fall because of mandated retirement ages, and Graham Bosworth believes that gives him an opportunity to ...
Federal judge orders early voting restored in Ohio
A U.S. Court Judge on June 11 ordered Ohio’s Secretary of State to restore the final three days of early in-person voting, handing the Obama administration a victory before the ...

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