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trump smokeThe current healthcare legislation that was ultimately pulled by Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump has ignited a debate that could affect future Republican course of the presidency and the domination by the Republican-led Congress.

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crouere americaHere's your chance--those on the West Bank of the Mississippi River, that is.

Join Jeff Crouere on Saturday March 11, from 1-3 p.m. at the Barnes and Noble bookstore in Harvey, 1601B Westbank Expressway, Harvey, Louisiana for a book signing.  The first book by Crouere is also available at www.JeffCrouere.com

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CROUERE KENNEDYLouisiana US Senator, Republican John Kennedy is not in love with the Obamacare replacement bill currently being promoted by Republican House Leadership and President Donald Trump.

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crouere hangoutBack in late January of 1999, I had just finished a two-year stint as Executive Director and Deputy Chairman of the Louisiana Republican Party. Looking for a new project, I started a political newsletter with journalist and commentator Christopher Tidmore. 

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jeff fblive trumpDonald Trump has had the month, from hell as he has gone from one gaffe or mistake to another.  His poll numbers have dropped significantly nationally and in the battleground states.  On Wednesday he changed course and replaced campaign managers, although, his campaign is spinning it, saying they added staff.

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jeff steve fb liveTrump vs. Clinton. Watch and join the discussion tonight.

Might not be as famous as the Carville-Matalin duo, but, some argue it’s certainly just as combative.

Jeff Crouere and Stephen Sabludowsky, two political junkies will be discussing (and arguably, debating) the U.S. Presidential Race—Trump vs. Clinton, tonight (Monday night August 15) on Facebook Live at 8:15 pm.  The discussion can be seen on Sabludowsky’s, Crouere’s and Louisiana Politics Facebook pages.

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America is at a crossroads.  This is America’s last chance but it must be achieved by a leader and a message from outside of the system, not from within.

This is the message of Jeff Crouere’s first book, properly titled, America’s Last Chance, which has just been published and released, for sales.

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Say what?
A day after Bayoubuzz published a column and an audio clip from Jeff Crouere  in which the radio talk show host and Bayoubuzz columnnist suggests that a mileage increase for the police force and firemen is not needed--especially since the city's top cop reportedly claims he doesn't need the money, out from nowhere comes a bombshell.

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lagop damageIt was an overwhelming victory for John Bel Edwards in the Governor’s race, marking the first time since 2008 a Democrat won a statewide office in Louisiana. Edwards crushed Republican U.S. Senator David Vitter 56-44%, a stinging defeat for the political veteran from Metairie, who had previously never lost an election.

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villereRoger Villere, the Chairman of the Louisiana Republican Party is in somewhat of a difficult position.  Over the years, he has been one of the most influential forces in taking the Republican Party out of the phone booth and transforming it into the dominant party that it is today.  However, as of now, the most important state job is at risk, that is, the Louisiana governor’s spot.  Currently, David Vitter, also, one of the prominent influences in bringing the GOP out of the cellar, is trailing his opponent, Jon Bel Edwards, a Democrat.

 

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  • Despite 5th plea, Schiff says House Intelligence Committee pursues Flynn's documents
  • Facebook Live: Discuss harm of Trump budget proposal on Louisiana coastal economy, restoration
  • Governor Edwards welcomes Pence with Medicaid, budget, Louisiana coast wishlist
  • World Premiere tonight in N.O. Bilderberg, the Movie

flynn2Despite General Michael Flynn’s announcement via his counsel that the General and former head of National Security, would take the 5th Amendment in Congressional proceedings, the Intelligence Committee will pursue information, regardless.

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560 usgs land loss map 2The efforts to rebuild the Louisiana coast has suffered a major and immediate setback, assuming that Congress goes along with the most recent budget proposal from President Trump.

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penceToday, Governor John Bel Edwards welcomed Vice President Mike Pence to Louisiana as he Veep is attending a event with top Louisianqa Republican officials. Along with the welcome, however, is a wishlist of requests including an item of recent vinctage involving the current Trump budget which tears a hole into the funding for the Louisiana coastal restoration. 

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bilderbergIt is always an honor when a movie premiere is held in New Orleans and tonight is no exception. At 7:30 p.m. Bilderberg, the Movie will premiere at the historic Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania Street.

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Sen. Appel talks budget, economy

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