Money really matters
Money really matters if you are running for a U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is seeking a fourth six-year term in the 2014 election.
And so it’s come to this: if one of their leading avatars is indicative, Louisiana Democrats have become so pessimistic regarding Sen. Mary Landrieu’s chances for reelection that they place their faith in Republican candidate Rob Maness.
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It’s time again for the Koch brothers through its "generous" contibutions of the Americans for Prosperity vs. the US Senate campaign of Mary Landrieu.
Governor Jindal makes national news again; Mary Landrieu and Glenn Curtis attend Louisiana Challenge Champions Gala; Alliance for Retired Americans grade Cassidy and Landrieu; and more. These are the latest political news.
How important is seniority and clout in the U.S. Congress?
That issue is being tested during this 2014 election season in various states and particularly within the Republican Party as the Tea Party candidates are taking on the mainstream incumbents.
In a battle of press releases today, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) and Sen. Mary Landrieu campaign have showcased how important the Keystone XL Pipeline appears to be for the upcoming US Senate election this fall.
Cassidy leads Landrieu, but...
A new poll on Louisiana’s U.S. Senate race is creating different opinions from both Democratic and Republican stalwarts and political analysts.
It is not usual that when a politician gets used to being in the public eye and too loose with his or her words or begins thinking of himself or herself as a celebrity rather than a leader, that they become too relaxed, trip up, and blunder their way into embarrassment. It is at that point that a politician has to explain “what I meant,” and “what I meant” explanations are never good.
Hope springs eternal and generals always are fighting the last war. This explains why a number of Louisiana-based observers continue to miss the obvious: that Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu is in deep trouble in her reelection bid, as confirmed by a recent poll.
Today, Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources US Senator Mary Landrieu is visiting her home state of Louisiana. The visit is a part of her "Coast on Call: Energy for Today and Tomorrow" tour with Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.