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.
A conversation on women in politics with Lynda Woolard, the President of the Independent Women’s Organization, Andrea Dew Steele, the President and Founder of emergeAmerica, and State Rep. and Councilwoman-elect Helena Moreno.
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.
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.
Roy: “What worries me about the state of the City and our state of this state, and really that of our nation: division. We can defeat division with not otherness but togetherness. I am asking you all to engage in an individual commitment to not be us and them.”
There is a special irony to Whittington’s manufactured outrage. His decision hurts Dallas Hixson, a fellow Louisiana Republican and prominent donor, the most.
No candidate for any elected office has ever spent as much per voter in modern Louisiana history.
This is the story of how Louisiana’s retiring senior U.S. Senator might have become the third Long to be governor in only 60 years.