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Vitter Hasn’t Forgotten Senate

Vitter Hasn’t Forgotten Senate

Jeremy Alford November 10, 2014 0

While he may be focused on running for governor in 2015, U.S. Sen. David Vitter of Metairie hasn’t lost sight of his gig in D.C., which includes a possible chairmanship in the near future,

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Payday Loan Issue Resurrected

Payday Loan Issue Resurrected

Jeremy Alford October 16, 2014 0

After failing to pass reform legislation aimed at the payday loan industry last year, Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, said he’s considering bringing a bill again, but is still on the fence. “I haven’t decided

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Low November Turnout Forecast

Low November Turnout Forecast

Jeremy Alford October 1, 2014 0

While bogged down with qualifying candidates last month, Secretary of State Tom Schedler didn’t lose sight of the true endgame coming in November and December. He said in an interview that the general election

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Jindal Watched Closely

Jindal Watched Closely

Jeremy Alford September 22, 2014 0

With expectations mounting that Gov. Bobby Jindal will soon announce his campaign for president, attention is turning to not only whom he will bring along with him but also what will transpire politically back

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Will Edwards Get Dem Nod?

Will Edwards Get Dem Nod?

Jeremy Alford September 5, 2014 0

With former Gov. Edwin Edwards more than likely serving as the Democrats’ best hope of seizing the 6th Congressional District, attention is turning to whether the state party will get behind the candidate, who

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Edwin Edwards’ Income

Edwin Edwards’ Income

Jeremy Alford August 20, 2014 0

As a requirement for running for Congress in the 6th District, former Gov. Edwin Edwards has filed his financial disclosure statement with the U.S. House. It shows his income in 2013 totaling $242,787. Released

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As Lawmakers Complain, Jindal’s Numbers Climb

As Lawmakers Complain, Jindal’s Numbers Climb

Jeremy Alford August 11, 2014 0

When higher education officials were scrambling to figure out whether they would need a seed loan to cover cash-flow payments, Gov. Bobby Jindal was in New York attending a meeting of the Republican Governor’s

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CAN MANESS MAKE SPARKS IN SENATE BID?

CAN MANESS MAKE SPARKS IN SENATE BID?

Jeremy Alford August 7, 2014 0

While his campaign for the U.S. Senate has so far been defined by money and endorsements from national tea party groups, retired Air Force Col. Rob Maness of Mandeville could soon have the backing

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ANOTHER SUPER PAC TIPTOES INTO SENATE RACE

ANOTHER SUPER PAC TIPTOES INTO SENATE RACE

Jeremy Alford March 5, 2014 0

Why should U.S. Sen. David Vitter have all the fun? He shouldn’t, according to the architects of the new Blue Pelican Super PAC that’s being built up to support the re-election of senior Sen.

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O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?

O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?

Jeremy Alford February 23, 2014 0

If Treasurer John Kennedy does indeed run for governor in 2015, as will Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, one of the sideshow stories you’ll hear will concern the different camps the treasurer and his brother,

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