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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

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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

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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 ...
Rep. Hollis seeks to upset U.S. Senate race
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer With the announcement by LAGOP Chairman Roger Villere before dignitaries and potential Presidential candidates on May 30th that the Louisiana Republican Party had opted to endorse Baton ...
NAACP legal team blasts Alabama voting rules
By James Wright Contributng Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) – The NAACP Legal Defense Fund is protesting Alabama election rules that require voters without photo identification to either ...
About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore, Contributing Writer Legislature Does Little, Budget Unbalanced by Billion… Gov. Piyush Jindal sought to bolster his conservative bonafides last week at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans. ...
U.S. Supreme Court rekindles the flame on the Robbie Tolan case
By Jeffrey L. Boney Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times) – A case that gained national attention from a racially-charged incident that happened in Bellaire, Texas, involving ...
Landrieu second strongest Democrat in a Southern red state
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer A recent New York Times poll seems to indicate that US Senator Mary Landrieu holds one of the stronger positions for re-election, though she still suffers ...
Potential candidates seek to replace ‘kissing Congressman’
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Amidst rumors that other potential mistresses might exist in Monroe, last week, U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister decided not to seek re-election. That has set off a ...

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