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The 2016 Good, Bad and Ugly in Louisiana Politics Awards

By Robert Mann What a year in politics. Louisiana couldn’t match the national drama, but the state Capitol and beyond served up some fascinating drama. Here are my 2016 “winners” in 10 categories of infamy and esteem. Most Courage: Baton … Continue reading

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Will the great flood sink Baton Rouge or inspire its rebirth?

By Robert Mann The news from Baton Rouge last month was a city immersed in crisis and death, divided and virtually at war with itself over the death of Alton Sterling, the 37-year-old black man killed by Baton Rouge police … Continue reading

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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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