Lamar White, Jr.
How a Tulane sophomore’s homework assignment turned into an authorized biography of the progenitor of a family whose influence over the past sixty years of Louisiana politics is only rivaled by the Kingfish’s.
A personal essay reflecting back on a love letter I wrote five years ago to the state of Louisiana and a note of gratitude to columnist Jarvis DeBerry.
Recently, I’ve interviewed a number of Louisiana Democratic candidates, and they’ve all been great. But @henrywalther1 reminded me why I began writing about Louisiana politics (back when he was six years old). You’ll have to wait until tomorrow for Part Two. It’s wild.
Lamar sits down with Dr. Tammy Savoie, who placed in second last year in a long-shot bid for the seat held by U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise. Tammy discusses why she is now running for state House district 94, the seat currently held by Stephanie Hilferty, while Lamar butchers the pronunciations of common Louisiana surnames.
After spending much of his career as a public school teacher in Texas, Creighton Wilson is back home in Webster Parish and ready to apply the lessons he learned as a new member of the state House of Representatives.
Dr. Thompson, a first-time candidate, is running against state Rep. Franklin and state Rep. Steve Carter. I apologize in advance for the ridiculous jokes about the awards doled out by the Louisiana Family Forum.
And it has nothing to do with improving education.
Meet Morgan Lamandre, a candidate for House District 66, who has one of the best stories of the year about Louisiana politics.
Meet the LSU professor who is hoping to win the seat in the state House currently being vacated by Franklin Foil.
Former congressional candidate Jim Francis joins Lamar for a brief discussion about LABI and ITEP.