Tag Archives: Mary Landrieu

Grateful Obamacare is still alive? Thank Mary Landrieu

By Robert Mann The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is safe for now, and let’s hope Congress will fix its flaws and enhance it, something members should have done years ago. Correcting the ACA would be impossible if three Republican senators … Continue reading

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Should Democrats dump Dixie?

By Robert Mann The questions were inevitable after U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu’s downfall sounded a sad coda for the Democrats’ already sagging fortunes in the midterm elections: Is the Democratic Party dead in the South? Should they give up on … 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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‘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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