|The latest on the state of New Orleans ten years after Hurricane Katrina, and the 2016 presidential election, with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, author Douglas Brinkley, photojournalist Mario Tama, and others
The city of Shreveport is not the only one who has a problem with white flight. So does the Louisiana Democratic Party.
Preliminary voting statistics reveal that U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, garnered 78% of the white voters while incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu received only 22%.
LANDRIEU'S LAST SENATE FLOOR SPEECH
Today at 2:00 p.m. CDT, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., will deliver her final speech on the Senate Floor.
Some obviously get it; others don’t. As activist Louisiana Democrats fall into the latter category, that only serves to reinforce the prediction made recently in this space.
It was not Mary Landrieu’s finest hour or even her best 11 minutes.
It might’ve been her worst.
More, Louisiana US Senate race analysis and talk--WGSO's Jeff Crouere and Bayoubuzz's Stephen Sabludowsky--continued the debate following this weekend's election in which Republican candidate Bill Cassidy ousted Democrat incumbent Mary Landrieu.
By Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
Cassidy clobbers Landrieu
They say no good deed goes unpunished. That’s how Democrat U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu must feel after being sent packing by Louisiana voters.
An election is not over without a proper post-mortem, or burial. Welcome to Bayoubuzz’s First Annual Louisiana Election Post-Mortem Awards. Now that the 2014 elections are history (and hopefully to be forever forgotten), we are proud to announce the victorious.
As Louisiana Democrats find themselves sliding into political oblivion, they find on offer two strategies to become meaningful again at the statewide level: adapt to the median voter’s issue preference, or to rely on subterfuge. Early indications are their hardheaded leaders will rely on the latter.