The bold decision to dedicate an official marker in Pineville, Louisiana honoring William Tecumseh Sherman.
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For most of the world, Mardi Gras in New Orleans is known for its enormous parades and mega-krewes, but for locals, the tradition of political satire is the truest expression of the spirit and purpose of Carnival.
Peter Athas tells the story of the Krewe du Vieux and how his “sub-krewe”- the Krewe of Spank- have carried on that tradition with irreverent and unapologetic gusto.
Rep. Ralph Abraham, now running for governor, vowed to donate every dime he made in Congress to two nonprofits.
His office claims he stopped donating after his first term, and quietly, his campaign scrubbed the pledge from his website.
Leslie Ellison’s Anti-LGBT Views Make Her Unfit to Lead the Orleans Parish School Board
Landry led a legal challenge that may result in tens of millions of Americans and potentially over a million Louisianians losing their health insurance, but he is not the only elected official in the state who should be held accountable.
Neelyism (noun): a scripted aphorism made by chronic kibitzer and soundbite machine Sen. John Neely Kennedy.
Tuesday’s runoff election for US Senate in Mississippi could define the state’s future and close an ugly chapter of its past.
Peter Athas argues that in the age of Trump, former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has a compelling reason to look at the presidency and think, “Why not me?”
Nine candidates are vying for the short-term job, with election this year expected to provide an easier race next year for the eventual winner.