Daniels once considered challenging David Vitter for the U.S. Senate.
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If the Democratic Party truly cares about improving education, reducing poverty, reforming the criminal justice system, confronting racism, saving the environment, protecting against institutionalized discrimination, guaranteeing the First Amendment, and eliminating the scourge of political corruption, then it needs to put its money where its mouth is.
The controversial nominee for the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals boasts he made history by holding a position that didn’t actually exist.
The video, first posted by his colleague Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, quickly went viral.
In the prologue to his compelling and evocative new memoir, former Louisiana Gov. Roemer candidly opens up about how his life has changed since suffering a stroke three years ago and why he was inspired to share the stories of his childhood home in south Bossier Parish.
As exemplified in the current debate over a courthouse monument, the failure to confront Shreveport’s brutal past still haunts the final capital city of the Confederacy to acknowledge defeat.
In an exclusive, former Gov. Edwin Edwards, former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, James Carville, Donna Brazile, New Orleans Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell, senior members of former Gov. Kathleen Blanco’s administration, and some of the state’s most well-known political advisers and elected officials respond to the heartbreaking news that Blanco is now fighting for her life against an incurable form of liver cancer.
In an extended interview, Donna Brazile talks about her faith in the future of Louisiana, about the Alabama senate race, about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, and about some of the internal decisions made by the Clinton campaign that may have cost the Democratic nominee the election, which she details in “Hacks,” her controversial new memoir.
Once considered innovative, Louisiana’s TOPS program, which provides scholarships to more than 50,000 students every year, now benefits the wealthy more than it helps those in need and bears only a passing resemblance to Patrick Taylor’s original vision.
Five years ago, then-Congressman Landry was accused of illegally using public money to promote his campaign, and it landed him on the cover of Lafayette’s most popular monthly news publication.