Race-baiting, fraudulent mailers, manufactured outrage, and a controversial District Attorney were the hallmarks of another historic mayoral election in New Orleans.
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Across nearly all sub-groups, Cannizzaro is held in low esteem by voters.
LaToya Cantrell’s leadership in the recovery of Broadmoor makes her uniquely qualified to be the next mayor of New Orleans.
“We want to bypass conventional thinking,” Khan explained. “Our fundamental structure is flawed. You should own, but own sustainably.”
“Going tiny is not about square-footage as much as its about freedom. If a house costs $15,000, it’s a game-changer.” At $300 per month, you can own a $15,000 house in five years; at $150 per month, you can own in 10 years and take it wherever you want to go.
I’ve spent most of the fall saying that the 2017 mayoral campaign is a snooze fest. What a difference a week makes. Team Charbonnet has given the proceedings a jolt equivalent to a double espresso without any froth, foam, or icky sweeteners. Who needs sugar when you’ve drawn blood? I should apologize for the mixed metaphor, but I like it, so I won’t.
The son of Fred O’Sullivan, a New Orleans police officer and classmate of Lee Harvey Oswald, speaks with the Israeli media about his father’s extraordinary life, his father’s opinions about the Kennedy assassination, and his father’s role in thwarting an attempt on Nixon’s life and extracting a confession from Medgar Evers’s murderer.
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An outspoken white supremacist group with a following of more than 30,000 people is boosting Facebook posts that promote New Orleans mayoral candidate Desiree Charbonnet. Her campaign is aware but has yet to repudiate the man behind the organization or his hate group.
No candidate for any elected office has ever spent as much per voter in modern Louisiana history.
“I saw that tree every day,” she said. “And I kept thinking of the roots of that tree and how old it must be. And how I came to New Orleans to re-root my life.”