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Vitter’s loss and the Newell Normand, Jindal, Syrian refugees issues
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normandWas there any one issue that resulted in David Vitter losing the Louisiana governor race on Saturday against Democrat Jon Bel Edwards? Given the importance of the election, the fact that a Democrat without hardly any name-recognition only months away from the primary, beat a well-known public official and two-term US Senator, the questions are being often raised—what did David Vitter in?

It is tempting to analyze what some might call the “race from hell”, one full of emotions and surprises.

Were the polls accurate?  What happened to the Syrian crises?  What role did Bobby Jindal play as he quite the presidential campaign?  How about popular Sheriff Newell Normand—a republican, who publicly endorsed Jon Bel Edwards 

Here is a segment in which Jim Brown, UNO professor Ed Chervenak and Stephen Sabludowsky discuss these issues.

 

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