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Social justice community leader joins race for District C

By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Seventy-three-year-old social justice advocate and crime-fighter Eloise Williams announced recently that she will run as an Independent to replace

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Willard-Lewis attempts come back to Council

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Term-limited from her Council District E seat, Cynthia Willard-Lewis made several attempts to win an at-Large Council seat, losing each

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Obama endorses Landrieu, Orleans democrats endorse Bagneris
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Community activist Pat Bryant entered the December 18 Christmas Party with two seemingly contradictory lapel buttons. On the left—appropriately—was a 2014 mayoral campaign pin for ...
Stacy Head seeks re-election
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer While Stacy Head remains, according to some political pundits, a favorite for re-election to Council at-Large, she faces her most serious and best-financed opponent in ...
WILLIAMS
Williams takes another shot at citywide office
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Former District Attorney candidate turned Council At-Large contender Jason Williams recollected a story from his college years. The spirit of that memory, the local defense attorney ...
GREEN
Green banks on political experience in race for Council at-Large
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Eugene Green is under fire in his race against Stacy Head for one of the two At-Large City Council position because of his relationship with Bill Jefferson. ...
CHARBONNET
Charbonnet runs on experience/independence for Council
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Ernest “Freddy” Charbonnet holds the unique position of running in the first race for Council at-Large in Orleans Parish history where there will be no white contender. ...
Clarkson
Clarkson seeks return to District C
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The decision by Council-woman At-Large Jackie Clarkson to run for her old job as the District “C” representative actually surprised her staff and intimates more than the ...
Energy chair aids Sen. Landrieu’s re-election
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Bennett Johnston was never a popular U.S. Senator for the voters of Louisiana. Not beloved, at least, the way his colleague John Breaux managed. However, every time ...
BAGNERIS
Mayor draws a second challenger as qualifying ends
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Stacy Head brought Santa’s elves out to teach the Electric Slide to local kids at her campaign kickoff on Saturday, December 7, at City’s Park’s Celebration in ...

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