Tag Archives: Louisiana U.S. Senate race

Inevitable? There was really nothing Mary Landrieu could do

By Robert Mann Imagine that Sen. Mary Landrieu had run a perfect re-election campaign. Imagine that she had offered a sustained, effective defense of the Affordable Care Act and her vote for it. Imagine that she had recognized early that … Continue reading

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‘Double Bill’ Cassidy’s Double Talk: Lamar White

By Lamar White Yesterday, Rep. Bill Cassidy, an Illinois native who is now the front-runner in the run-off election for U.S. Senate in Louisiana, responded to a series of recently disclosed public records calling into question the nature of his ongoing work … Continue reading

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“Double Bill” Cassidy: For Years, Bill Cassidy Billed LSU While Working In Congress: Lamar White

  By Lamar White On at least 21 different occasions during the last two and a half years, Rep. Bill Cassidy billed Louisiana State University Health Science Center for work allegedly performed on the same days as Congress voted on … 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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Does Mary Landrieu have a chance? Not if she can’t win more white votes

By Robert Mann It’s now clear that Sen. Mary Landrieu’s relentless talk about her clout took a big hit in Tuesday’s election. Not only has much of her power vanished along with the Democrats’ Senate majority; her message about what … Continue reading

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On higher education funding, Bill Cassidy is skipping class

By Robert Mann The venue of last Wednesday’s U.S. Senate debate between Sen. Mary Landrieu and Rep. Bill Cassidy – the Journalism Building on LSU’s campus – was odd given how this campaign has largely ignored Louisiana’s young people. To … Continue reading

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Scandal: Mary Landrieu tells the truth about race, Louisiana history

By Robert Mann Did you hear the stunning news about how Sen. Mary Landrieu vilified all her white constituents as knuckle-dragging, virulent racists? It was quite shocking and will probably disqualify her from being re-elected to the Senate. Her comments were … Continue reading

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