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Can Kip Holden become the third Black Lt. Governor in the U.S.?

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer If ever there was a chance for an African American to win the Lieutenant Governor’s office, it is on the

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Jefferson Parish is reason why Young and Vitter under performed

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer To understand John Young’s narrow 1.1 percent — or 11,486 vote—loss of a runoff slot to fellow Republican Billy Nungesser

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The Westbank State Senate candidates on why they should be elected
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Part II The sudden retirement of State Senator David Heitmeier left this West Bank Senate district open. In a seat which stretches from Plaquemines Parish through Algiers to ...
The Westbank State Senate candidates on why they should be elected
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Perhaps the most unexpectedly competitive election this cycle has been the Westbank-based Senate District 7 race. The seat covers Algiers, West Bank Jefferson, and parts of ...
Garvey vs Barrios: The Common Core debate
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The most contentious issue this election season, dividing Republicans and Democrats alike, has centered around the issue of the “Common Core,” and in particular whether Louisiana should ...
Different polls disagree on possible gubernatorial run-off candidates
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The two most recent polls in the Louisiana Governor’s race continue to predict a Republican v. Democratic runoff between US Senator David Vitter and State Rep. John ...
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Polls show that John Young currently leads in Lieutenant governor’s race
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer John Young was on the verge of opening his latest field office in Monroe when the candidate for Lieutenant Governor sat down to speak with The ...
Another government shutdown?
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Congress must approve a budget by October 1, or our government will shut down. That means that people will not be paid and technically, government departments will ...
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La.’s political season has officially commenced
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer As the clock ticked down payday advance in pocola oklahoma to 5 p.m. on September 10, 2015, the local political was held spellbound. Would John Georges ...
Georges and Deaton might widen democratic field for La. governor
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The officially small loans direct deposit endorsed Demo­cratic Gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards has touted a Market Research Insight Poll of late. The June 2015 survey puts ...

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