The Low Popahirum, March 7, 2016

NATIONAL

Sanders makes a play for black voters, but Clinton scores on guns.” – Politico

“Fresh off a series of weekend victories in state caucuses, Bernie Sanders turned up the heat on Hillary Clinton at Sunday’s debate in Flint, Mich., sharply challenging her economic credentials and suggesting her gun control stand would ban guns in America. But the Democratic front-runner fought back, blasting him for voting against the auto bailout, dismissing him as a ‘one-issue candidate’ and hitting him once again for his stance on guns.” – Fox News

“And that, in a nutshell, is the lion’s share of Google’s business model. And business – is booming. Google is worth a net $350 billion. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Denmark – is $342 billion.” – Red State

Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, refused Sunday to rule out becoming the nominee again this year at a brokered convention, though he insisted he couldn’t imagine that happening.” – Washington Times

The Sanders campaign contends a long slog will be good for Hillary Clinton. Other Democrats worry it delays the necessary turn to Donald Trump.” – Politico

“Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has attacked China and warned about the dangers of deficient immigrant screening.” – Bloomberg Politics

“Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Sunday he didn’t offer his critique of Donald Trump as a tool of the Republican establishment.” – The Hill

“Alfter his plan to deport millions of illegal immigrants and build a wall on the Mexican border, Donald Trump is perhaps most often criticized over his call for a temporary ban on Syrian refugees entering the U.S.” – IJ Review

Seeing a lot of buzz this morning that Trump underperformed last night and therefore it’s a whole new ballgame in Florida and Ohio. It may indeed be a whole new ballgame — but not the way you think. Because the dirty little secret of last night’s results is that Trump didn’t underperform. Behold:” – Hot Air

“During an appearance ‘Fox News Sunday’ with host Chris Wallace, conservative political commentator Rush Limbaugh warned that ‘utter chaos’ would ensue if the GOP establishment snatches the presidential nomination from Donald Trump in a brokered convention.” – The Blaze

LOUISIANA

The Louisiana House of Representatives voted 76-25 to raise taxes on beer, wine, malt beverages and liquor Sunday night (March 7).” – NOLA.com

“Despite some national Republican Party leaders begging their faithful not to support Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner continued his hot streak Saturday (March 5) by winning the Louisiana presidential primary.”  – NOLA.com

Donald Trump and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton emerged as winners in Louisiana’s Primary Saturday. Four more states including Mississippi have primaries Tuesday, with the next big contests a week later.” – WWLTV.com

“It looks like Republican front-runner Donald Trump will rack up another victory in Saturday’s Louisiana GOP primary.” – WWL.com

Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson made a stop at the ‘Cruzin’ to Victory’ rally for Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz.” – WGNO.com

Louisiana voters get their time to shine Saturday.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“A week ago, Louisiana legislators were poised to approve a penny sales tax increase, which would be the most significant tax increase state government has passed in decades. It’s a move that would secure firmly Louisiana’s No. 1 spot for highest combined rate of state and local sales taxes on goods and services.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

CC’s Coffee House says the 25-store chain is expanding.” – KATC.com

Registered democrats and republicans cast votes for the Louisiana Presidential Primary Saturday.” – WBRZ.com

“The Supreme Court, two days after hearing a major abortion case from Texas, on Friday temporarily blocked a Louisiana law imposing regulations on doctors who perform abortions in a move that would allow two recently closed clinics to reopen.” – IB Times

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