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    LABI’s Political Action Committee Endorses Foster Campbell’s Opponent, Keith Gates

LABI’s Political Action Committee Endorses Foster Campbell’s Opponent, Keith Gates

The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry’s (LABI) political action committee for the northern region, NORTHPAC, endorsed Keith Gates in the Public Service Commissioner (PSC) District 5 race. Gates, the current City

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    SADOW: Posturing And Bloviating On State Employee Benefits

SADOW: Posturing And Bloviating On State Employee Benefits

If nothing else, emulating Pres. Barack Obama, you can count on Louisiana’s legislators to identify something as a “problem” that they created themselves, then disclaim any responsibility for it, as

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    4 Louisiana Newspapers Who Don’t Find Landrieu’s 43 Illegal Plane Rides Front-Page Worthy

4 Louisiana Newspapers Who Don’t Find Landrieu’s 43 Illegal Plane Rides Front-Page Worthy

Maybe it is no wonder print newspapers are dying. Late on Friday last week, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) dropped a bombshell. Landrieu broke federal law 43 times by charging taxpayers for private plane

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    CHARTERGATE: Mary Landrieu Illegally Charged Taxpayers For 43 Private Flights

CHARTERGATE: Mary Landrieu Illegally Charged Taxpayers For 43 Private Flights

The internal investigation report of Sen. Mary Landrieu’s (D-LA) misuse of taxpayers money conveniently dropped today, just four days late of the original deadline Landrieu said the report would be

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    Cassidy’s ‘Obamacare Fix Bill’ Passes House While Landrieu’s Has Gone Nowhere In Senate

Cassidy’s ‘Obamacare Fix Bill’ Passes House While Landrieu’s Has Gone Nowhere In Senate

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a bill by Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) that will allow individuals to “keep their health insurance plans,” a concept that was pushed by President

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    HYPOCRISY! Media And Harry Reid Go Crazy Over Bill Cassidy’s ‘Plantation’ Remark But Were Silent When Hillary Clinton Said It

HYPOCRISY! Media And Harry Reid Go Crazy Over Bill Cassidy’s ‘Plantation’ Remark But Were Silent When Hillary Clinton Said It

Like every other day, there seems to be a bit of hypocrisy coming from the media. Just yesterday, Col. Rob Maness, Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) and the entire mainstream press

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SARGE: No Apology To The Simon LeGree Of The Senate

  SARGE: No Apology To The Simon LeGree Of The Senate

All this bombast concerning Bill Cassidy’s statement Harry Reid runs the Senate like a “plantation” is funny. Or, at least

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LAYOVER: Landrieu Misses Deadline For Taxpayer-Funded Private Flights Internal Investigation

  LAYOVER: Landrieu Misses Deadline For Taxpayer-Funded Private Flights Internal Investigation

It seems Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) has missed her flight, or in this case, her deadline. After illegally charging taxpayers

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Are Anti-Common Core Activists Looking For A Gubernational Candidate To Defeat Vitter?

  Are Anti-Common Core Activists Looking For A Gubernational Candidate To Defeat Vitter?

Since Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) came out strongly in favor of the Common Core State Standards, the longtime conservative has

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EBR School Officials Ignored Parent Who Warned About Potential Fight

  EBR School Officials Ignored Parent Who Warned About Potential Fight

The East Baton Rouge School System is no stranger to controversy. This time, 12 students are being expelled from Scotlandville Magnet

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BAYHAM: The Louisiana Democrats Have Finally Jumped The Shark

  BAYHAM: The Louisiana Democrats Have Finally Jumped The Shark

Though it was apparent for some time now, the folks at the Louisiana Democratic Party decided to make it official

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SADOW: When Does Jeff Thompson Vacate His House Seat?

  SADOW: When Does Jeff Thompson Vacate His House Seat?

With state Rep. Jeff Thompson’s election as a 26th District judge, the process of picking his successor, depending how it’s done, creates

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SARGE: Burnin’ That Big Top Down

  SARGE: Burnin’ That Big Top Down

With the Democratic State Central Committee of Louisiana endorsing a convicted felon in the 6th Congressional District race, we see

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WAGUESPACK: Support Your Heroes, Hire a Veteran

  WAGUESPACK: Support Your Heroes, Hire a Veteran

This Thursday, at 8:46 a.m. EST, the names of 2,977 innocent men, women, and children murdered by terrorists in the horrific

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SADOW: Vitter Might Outdo Jindal As Louisiana’s GOP Reformer

  SADOW: Vitter Might Outdo Jindal As Louisiana’s GOP Reformer

Sure, Sen. David Vitter is the early favorite to win Louisiana’s governorship in a bit over a year. And the reason he

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Possibly The Funniest Mary Landrieu Political Cartoon Ever

  Possibly The Funniest Mary Landrieu Political Cartoon Ever

This political cartoon comes courtesy of The Advocate’s Walt Handelsman. Enjoy!

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SADOW: Judge Feldman Brings Good Sense To The Gay Marriage Debate

  SADOW: Judge Feldman Brings Good Sense To The Gay Marriage Debate

To Louisiana’s credit, based in it federal District Judge Martin Feldman delivered the most cogent decision yet on the issue of same-sex marriage, almost

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Black Libertarian Samuel Davenport Ain’t Going Anywhere In 2nd Congressional District Race

  Black Libertarian Samuel Davenport Ain’t Going Anywhere In 2nd Congressional District Race

After an attempt to disqualify the 2nd congressional district race’s only libertarian candidate, Samuel Davenport, for residency reasons, an Orleans

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SADOW: Louisiana Isn’t As Conservative A State As You Think

  SADOW: Louisiana Isn’t As Conservative A State As You Think

Have Louisiana’s legislators become significantly more conservative over the past decade, as one source muses. Or is it just strategy on

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