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.
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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.
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.
In 2017, former Congressman William Jennings “Dollar Bill” Jefferson is a living, breathing cautionary tale.
For the last two and a half years, Traigle has been living in Charlotte, North Carolina. A man who once seemed to be everywhere in Baton Rouge suddenly vanished and, until now, hasn’t spoken to anyone in the Louisiana media.
If Jeff Landry wants Louisiana to believe his decision to investigate New Orleans Mayor-elect Cantrell’s spending is credible and based on a legitimate concern for the public’s interest, then he should first account for his own.
John Mathis, a Louisiana Republican political operative with close ties to Jeff Landry, Garret Graves, Rob Maness, and John Kennedy, has a new mission: Helping to elect the alleged child molester in Alabama.
On Tuesday, Kristen Crain and Jesse Manley of the Judicial Reform for Sex Crimes organization and Victoria Coy, a victim’s advocate and rapid responder for the Community Justice Reform Coalition, joined me at my home for a conversation about sexual assault crimes and the role of Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office in prosecuting those crimes.
On Saturday, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their historic win, Louisiana’s James Carville moderated a robust discussion with President Bill Clinton and Secretary ...
Cantrell’s historic win proves it’s better to out-organize your opponent than to simply outspend them.