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LANDRY: Let’s Get Rid Of Buddy Caldwell’s Cronyist Contingency Fees

Give credit to conservative members of the Louisiana Legislature, like Rep. Stuart Bishop and Sen. Robert Adley. They have determined that we have a serious issue in Louisiana stifling business job creators and perverting public policy at the expense of the State’s treasury.... (Continue reading)

LANDRY: The Buddy System Shows Up In That Levee Board Lawsuit

If you read the Louisiana Constitution it is evident to most that our elected officials including the Legislature of our State and the Governor are entrusted with setting public policy. They are to work with the Attorney General on enforcement.... (Continue reading)

LANDRY: When Delusion Drives Diplomacy

The Benghazi cover-up attempts to dodge blame for policy failure In July 2011, I did something I never thought I would do as a member of Congress: I voted for a bill introduced by then-Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, the liberal... (Continue reading)

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LANDRY: Why Jindal Is Right To Reject Medicaid Expansion

Right now, the Louisiana Legislature is considering legislation to force Governor Jindal to accept the Medicaid expansion portion of Obamacare, and some Republican legislators are supporting it. While I may not agree with our governor 100 percent of the time,... (Continue reading)

LANDRY: Who’s To Blame For The Sequester? Washington Is!

In August 2011, just like today, there was no shortage of political propaganda. Except back then, both the President and Speaker John Boehner were both praising their Debt Ceiling Increase deal. Obama was claiming it was a positive step forward... (Continue reading)

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LANDRY: Fighting Obama’s Unconstitutional Recess Appointments

Over the course of our Republic, Presidents have often tested the limits of their constitutional power. Without the checks provided for in the Constitution, our Executive branch would easily have digested the other two long ago. But as long as... (Continue reading)

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LANDRY: Why We’re Losing the Messaging War

The Republican Party has a serious problem, and it’s not that the party isn’t conservative enough or that it’s too moderate. The problem is Americans are having a hard time understanding what we stand for and who we represent. Put... (Continue reading)

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LANDRY: The NAT GAS Act Is A Republican Sellout

The elections are over, and the Republican Party continues to face an identity crisis – a crisis created by insincere Republican candidates continually promising conservative voters an end to big government and crony capitalism. The truth is the GOP is... (Continue reading)

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LANDRY: Boehner Will Lead Us To The Loss Of The House In 2014

It’s an embarrassing time to be a Republican Congressman—albeit an outgoing Congressman. As negotiators, we utterly failed to meet our two objectives: to reduce spending and prevent tax increases. President Obama demanded tax increases with small spending cuts, and that’s... (Continue reading)

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LANDRY: Guarantee Liberty, Support H.R. 3676

235 years ago, 56 brave patriots signed their names to a document declaring all individuals are “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Today, we find these rights... (Continue reading)

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LANDRY: Why I Refuse To Play The Washington Game

Yesterday, Washington politicians failed to take responsibility for their actions. Instead of working for real solutions to our debt crisis or finding actual answers to our fiscal challenges, they wasted an entire day debating a resolution whose singular purpose is... (Continue reading)

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‘Super’ Politicians Fail the American People

On Monday, the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction – better known as the Super Committee – announced what many of us already knew: they’re not so super after all. I’m not surprised by the news because “super” politicians in... (Continue reading)

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JEFF LANDRY: Why I Didn’t Go To The White House

Much has been said about my respectful refusal of the President’s invitation to the White House to discuss raising the debt ceiling from its current level of $14.3 trillion. I have the utmost respect for the Presidency, Congress, and the... (Continue reading)

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