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Let them hear your voices: How to contact your Louisiana U.S. senators & representatives

By Robert Mann As I write in my Times-Picayune | NOLA.com column this week, “preventing a racist plutocrat from reversing years of hard-won social and economic progress — or, worse, bumbling us into a war — won’t be easy, but … Continue reading

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Heil to the Chief: Trump’s Nazi problem

By Robert Mann As anyone who has seen the 1981 film “Raiders of the Lost Ark” understands, you need not be a historian to know Nazis are bad people. It’s right there in one of the movie’s early scenes, when … Continue reading

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If Republicans can’t win without suppressing black votes they should find other work

By Robert Mann What persuades some Republican leaders and operatives that their ideas and policies are so unpopular that they can win elections only by preventing young people, black people and other minorities from voting? If your party can’t win … Continue reading

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Donald Trump and the GOP crisis of conscience: “I will support my party’s nominee”

By Robert Mann Imagine you’re a Republican member of Congress from a Southern state, someone like Sen. Bill Cassidy, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise or Rep. Garret Graves. You know Donald Trump’s candidacy is a joke. He’s the most reckless, … Continue reading

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Louisiana Republicans groping for response to Trump’s admitted sexual assaults

By Robert Mann The presidential nominee each Louisiana Republican leader has endorsed was exposed on Friday afternoon bragging about committing sexual assault. As first reported by the Washington Post, Donald Trump bragged in vulgar terms about kissing, groping and trying … Continue reading

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Donald Trump? Louisiana Republicans hardly know him

By Robert Mann Donald Trump? The name is familiar. He’s the GOP nominee? Well, I guess I support my party’s nominee. Next question. That, in essence, is where Louisiana’s courageous GOP leaders stand on the presidential race. Their nominee is … Continue reading

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Millenials mild about Clinton should be terrified of Trump

By Robert Mann I know you and your fellow millennials were wild about Sen. Bernie Sanders and many are now excited by Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson. As for Hillary Clinton, you think she’s shady and represents the past as … Continue reading

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