With two weeks (and counting) left in the Louisiana US Senate race between Mary Landrieu, Rob Maness and Bill Cassidy, some believe the question is whether Mary Landrieu can eek out a victory in the jungle primary or worse for her, win a head-to-head battle against the most-likely opponent, Cassidy.
One Republican lawmaker has a solution to what Louisiana should do with a budget surplus, should it really exist. His and other legislators' phones have been ringing off the hook due to a crises created by the Jindal administration’s privatization of OGB. Today, Louisiana Representative Kenneth Havard issued this statement today:
There are three story lines today as the US Senator candidates ready for their first televised debate.
Story line 1# Two of the three main candidates will appear while one, Bill Cassidy, has chosen not to participate. As a result, the Mary Landrieu campaign is taking advantage of the empty chair by sharing words of other media.
We are approaching Louisiana migratory fowl duck season next month, but the political duck season is in full quack.
Unhealthy healthcare system
Louisiana healthcare system is still a very controversial subject. Marsha Shuler of The Advocate, has written “Inside Report: Uninsured care causes problems for hospitals” gives an inside view of the impact to some of the hospitals not getting reimbursed for treating uninsured patients.
Women, travel and exports-imports are the themes of the day in the Louisiana US Senate race as the Landrieu campaign and the National Republican Senatorial committee have been active in their e-blasting.
US Senate Mary Landrieu's Campaign took the opportunity to slam former Republican contender for US Senate, Congressman Bill Cassidy and their "allies" after the Louisiana District Court, threw out the controversial residency suit lodged against her.
A bad month for Sen. Mary Landrieu just got a bit worse in the wake of qualifying for her reelection attempt last week. Down in the aggregate in polls entering the month, during it she began falling behind in the money chase, self-inflicted “Air Mary” took off as a campaign issue, and now with the official entries into the contest the hill to climb back to office got steeper still.
Because The Hayride political blog that tilts slightly to the right of Attila the Hun appears to be fixated on Edwin Edwards and those who contribute to his congressional campaign, we thought it only fair to offer the identities of a few contributors to the U.S. senatorial campaign of Congressman Bill Cassidy, the man Edwards is trying to succeed.
Once is coincidence, twice is happenstance, an aphorism Sen. Mary Landrieu rather would not hear but who invited it by self-reporting yet another campaign funding violation, and proffering an explanation for it that doesn’t quite hold water.