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    Tom Schedler Leads The Fight Against Obama’s Plan To Nationalize Elections

Tom Schedler Leads The Fight Against Obama’s Plan To Nationalize Elections

The Constitution makes it very clear that states are primarily in charge of elections. But Congress has a secondary role and can override the states on election law. The entity

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    WATSON: Voter Fraud Is Real, And Sessions Should Tackle It

WATSON: Voter Fraud Is Real, And Sessions Should Tackle It

After the Presidential election, President-Elect Donald Trump tweeted that he “won the popular vote if you deducted the millions of people that voted illegally.” Naturally, the liberal backlash was swift,

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    Plaintiff lawyers put up $1M to fund late attacks on LA Supreme Court candidate

Plaintiff lawyers put up $1M to fund late attacks on LA Supreme Court candidate

Plaintiff lawyers are funneling millions of dollars into two last-minute campaigns against 15th Judicial District Court Judge Marilyn Castle, who is seeking to fill an open seat on the Louisiana

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    Redistricting: Keep Acadiana Area Together

Redistricting: Keep Acadiana Area Together

Louisiana is losing one of its seven congressional districts, and Calcasieu Parish will lose its current congressman if a coastal reapportionment plan being circulated picks up steam. State Rep. Joe

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    Battle Lines Being Drawn In Crucial State Senate District 26 Race

Battle Lines Being Drawn In Crucial State Senate District 26 Race

With Republicans and Democrats holding 19 seats apiece in the 39-seat Louisiana Senate, the Feb. 19 special election to replace Democrat Nick Gautreaux is quickly becoming a race of major

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    Coastal Congressional District gaining momentum

Coastal Congressional District gaining momentum

Several Acadiana Parishes are pushing for one person to represent Louisiana’s coast. It’s part of the redistricting process coming up in March and supporters say it could give Gulf industries

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And Then There Was Buddy…

  And Then There Was Buddy…

When it seems like even Democrats the Louisiana Republican Party isn’t crazy about adding are switching (Walker Hines, Noble Ellington

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Political Survival Top Priority As Redistricting Battles Loom

  Political Survival Top Priority As Redistricting Battles Loom

The redrawing of election lines after every federal census can become a cutthroat experience. Some citizens in Calcasieu will remember

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Say Hello To Louisiana’s Newest State Senator

  Say Hello To Louisiana’s Newest State Senator

Fred Mills won big last night. Must be the commercials.

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Louisiana legislative special elections – landslide night/tie in the Senate

  Louisiana legislative special elections – landslide night/tie in the Senate

Tonight, there were special elections in two legislative districts: a house race in New Orleans, and a senate race in

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Poll: Jindal Isn’t Immortal, But He Is Unbeatable Right Now

  Poll: Jindal Isn’t Immortal, But He Is Unbeatable Right Now

Pollster Verne Kennedy has a survey out this afternoon on behalf of a group of Louisiana businessmen, and the results

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The Senate District 22 Race: A Scorecard

  The Senate District 22 Race: A Scorecard

Below is a summary of the voting records for two of the major candidates in the upcoming special election for

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New Iberia City Council hopes Senate District 22 stays

  New Iberia City Council hopes Senate District 22 stays

Candidates are making a final push for the 22nd District State Senate seat. New Iberia City Council is making its

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Panicked Democrats Realizing They’ve Blown The White Vote

  Panicked Democrats Realizing They’ve Blown The White Vote

An interesting piece at TheHill.com today highlights a major problem confronting the Democrat Party – namely, that decades of divisive

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The David Groner File – Part 2

  The David Groner File – Part 2

Doing more research on candidate David Groner, who has qualified for the District 22 Senate seat, I came across the

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Ryan/Rubio 2012?

  Ryan/Rubio 2012?

The Ryan/Rubio ticket was proposed in an article from the Weekly Standard, and even though the idea is at best a fantasy,

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Jindal Crafty On Congressional, Legislative Redistricting

  Jindal Crafty On Congressional, Legislative Redistricting

The Times-Picayune has a piece today on Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s strategy for re-drawing the state’s Congressional districts now that

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The David Groner File

  The David Groner File

Per David Groner’s campaign website, he is touting himself with the following proclamation:  I am the only independent candidate in

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Alan Grayson Says Democrats Lost on Nov. 2nd Because They Weren’t Liberal Enough

  Alan Grayson Says Democrats Lost on Nov. 2nd Because They Weren’t Liberal Enough

…which is not completely surprising considering the man’s socialist tendencies.  It is also not a shock given what we know of

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