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With fatal flaw, Gov. Jindal ends his presidential bid

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer “Bobby Jindal could have been the greatest Governor Louisiana ever had,” former Louisiana Democratic Insurance Commis-sioner and Sec. State Jim

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Vitter hopes for Kentucky upset on Nov. 21

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer As the U.S. Senator’s gubernatorial polls have plummeted, partisans of David Vitter have replied with two words, “Matt Bevin.” The

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Black woman elected lieutenant governor in Kentucky
(Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Kentucky voters Tuesday elected Jenean Hampton, a Republican Tea Party candidate, lieutenant governor, making her the first African American to win a statewide office ...
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 coattails of a popular Caucasian Democratic Gubernatorial ...
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 in the Lt. Governor’s race, and David ...
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 ...

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