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GOP candidates lining up to replace Vitter in Senate

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Can a Democrat beat David Vitter for governor this fall? State Rep. John Bel Edwards thinks he can, but his

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Rtd. Lt. Gen. Russell Honoré says he is not running for La. governor

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Rtd. Lt. General Russell Honoré rumored to have been contemplating making a run for governor of Louisiana ended such speculation

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Louisiana’s legislators SAVEs Jindal’s presidental aspirations
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The 2015 Regular Session clos­ed at 6 p.m. on Thursday June 11 with Louisiana legislators adopting a complicated ‘paper fiction’ that allowed Gov. Piyush Jindal to keep ...
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Former La. governor is less than optimistic over Jindal’s chances of winning presidency
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Appearing on WBOK 1230 AM’s Inside City Hall program, former Gov. Kathleen Blanco noted of her successor’s Presidential ambitions, “Well let me just say I think he’s ...
Rep. Bishop enters race to replace Sen. Ed Murray
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The race to replace the term-limited Ed Murray in Orleans’ District 4 State Senate seat drew a high profile frontrunner last week, State Rep. Wesley Bishop. He ...
Jindal gets only one LA vote for president
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Despite so many trips to Iowa it often appeared that Bobby Jindal had chosen to be governor of the Hawkeye State rather than the Pelican, a poll ...
La. Legislative veto session likely
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer While national media attention focused on Governor Jindal’s executive order allowing Christ­ian-owned businesses to refuse to cater to gay marriages, despite the House Civil Law & Procedure ...
HB 707 causes controversy, displays Jindal’s hypocrisy
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer The debate over religious freedom laws made its way to Louisiana this spring after a state lawmaker introduced House Bill 707, the Marriage and Conscience Act, that ...
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Cynthia Lee-Sheng seeks Jefferson Council At-Large seat
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The daughter of the late Jefferson Sheriff Harry Lee announced two months ago that she plans to seek promotion to the At-Large Jefferson Council seat vacated by ...
Our recommendations for the May 2 Millage Elections
Jazz Fest is on, and springtime brings many distractions. It is easy to forget to vote. Our editors have railed at the practice of scheduling property tax elections on ...

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