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- The mysterious case of the missing budget cuts March 9, 2018
- Why are Louisiana universities so powerless in Baton Rouge? March 2, 2018
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Tag Archives: U.S. Senate
By Robert Mann On Sept. 13, Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy, a candidate for the U.S. Senate, issued the following statement: “Earlier today, the [Charles Boustany] campaign sent out an email alleging that my campaign and other candidates’ campaigns for … Continue reading
By Robert Mann Gov. John Bel Edwards’ victory over U.S. Sen. David Vitter in last year’s governor’s race gives hope to Democrats across Louisiana. If a little-known Democratic state representative could knock off a well-financed two-term incumbent Republican, why shouldn’t … Continue reading
By Robert Mann Former KKK leader David Duke was once an aberration in the Republican Party – an unabashed racist and xenophobe seeking higher office by appealing to voters’ baser instincts. The novelty of Duke, running again for the U.S. … Continue reading
Vitter absent from two of three U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee hearings on Syria held from 2012 to 2014
By Robert Mann U.S. Senate records show that Sen. David Vitter, who served on that body’s Armed Services Committee from January 2009 to January 2015, missed two of three public committee hearing on Syria held from 2012 through 2014. Vitter, … Continue reading
By Robert Mann News flash: Sen. David Vitter is not among the most popular members of the U.S. Senate. In fact, according to a new story in Politico, Within the chummy confines of the U.S. Senate, Vitter has emerged as … Continue reading
By Robert Mann Was there ever a new Congress – at least in the last hundred-plus years – which convened amidst such low expectations and so much public disgust? “Americans’ job approval rating for Congress averaged 15% in 2014, close … Continue reading
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