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Does Louisiana really need a lieutenant governor?

By Robert Mann Rarely in the history of Louisiana politics have so many spent so much to acquire so little power. I’m talking about this year’s lieutenant governor’s race, which has drawn several big names willing to spend big money … Continue reading

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Sen. Elbert Guillory promotes GOP with fear, bigotry

By Robert Mann There’s still a month left in 2014, but the prize for the year’s most egregious act of fear mongering in Louisiana politics clearly goes to state Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas. Guillory has this year produced two campaign videos … Continue reading

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What’s the GOP’s problem with Louisiana’s black voters?

By Robert Mann Sen. Mary Landrieu has taken a beating for her poor showing among white voters in the Nov. 4 Louisiana U.S. Senate primary. Only 18 percent of white voters chose Landrieu over her Republican opponents, Rep. Bill Cassidy and Rob … Continue reading

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African-American voters have plenty of reasons to steer clear of GOP

By Robert Mann I like state Sen. Elbert Guillory. I spent a delightful 10 days with him in Turkey a few years ago. He’s a kind man, wonderful company, and is now among my favorite Republicans. That’s because he recently bolted … Continue reading

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