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Now, which administration might that be? Obviously, it's the Democratic president whom Landrieu -- as Republicans never tire of pointing out -- has supported in 95-plus percent of her votes in the Senate.

The ad touts Landrieu's stand against efforts to stop offshore drilling -- a huge part of coastal Louisiana's economy. "Nothing about this moratorium makes sense," she says in the ad, referring to a proposed Obama administration cessation of offshore drilling in the wake of the BP oil spill.

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landrieu-tea-partyLandrieu leads, but...
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, who is seeking a fourth six-year term, has a double-digit lead over her main Republican opponent, U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy. The election is November 4.

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Landrieu in trouble but who's Cassidy?
Monday, 07 April 2014 12:04

landrieu-tea-partyOn Friday, Bayoubuzz.com published a summary of the Grigsby poll's findings. The Grigsby poll assessed the opinions on a sample of Louisianians on politicians, elections, and current political issues in the state. The numbers concerning Mary Landrieu's popularity, Bill Cassidy, and the US Senatorial Election were the topics of Saturday's Google Hangout with Stephen Sabludowsky and Jim Brown.

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cassidyIt’s now Rep. Bill Cassidy’s 2014 Senate race to lose, Sen. David Vitter’s governor’s race to begin to consolidate upon, and Gov. Bobby Jindal’s restoration of political capital to achieve, according to a semi-annual poll put out there by one of Louisiana’s major Republican activists.

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capitol-dcLouisiana’s congressional members of both parties were throwing cheers and high fives. They had done it. They had put an end to the proposed outrageous flood insurance rates. “I’m very proud,” beamed Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu. Her challenger in the coming fall election, Congressman Bill Cassidy, papered the state with press releases exclaiming, “This is a great day for Louisiana.”

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cassidyWith the Senatorial elections less than eight months away, the Louisiana Democrats and Republicans have both thrown away the kid gloves - if they ever wore them. Not surprisingly, both parties are looking for issues that appeal to large groups of voters, and they have found it in healthcare and the Affordable Care Act, which for now appears to be the only game in town.

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jindal-speechVitter’s giving jitters, Jindal still struggling, and Maness messes with Cassidy - these are the latest polls.

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Louisiana capitolJindal: Internet Gambling a Bad Bet; Senator Election: Energy vs Healthcare; and more...These are the latest news in Louisiana politics.

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cassidyThe Nagin Trial. The trial of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has ended with guilty verdicts in 20 of 21 counts. The trial brings to an end a sad chapter in New Orleans politics that began with such high hopes.

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landrieu-tea-partyNo doubt about the clout
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu’s clout in the United States Senate has reached new heights as she becomes chairwoman of the powerful Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
    The Senate Democratic Caucus voted last week to honor Landrieu with the position, and the full Senate approved in a formality vote.
    Wielding the gavel for the Energy Committee puts the state’s senior senator among the most powerful who chair the Senate’s 16 Standing Committees.

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