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The Tea Party-backed challenger who narrowly lost a GOP runoff to Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran said Wednesday he is weighing whether to challenge the result of the race.

Cochran was declared the winner of the tight race by a 6,373-vote advantage late Tuesday night over state Sen. Chris McDaniel. However, McDaniel has not explicitly conceded, instead complaining of "dozens of irregularities" that he has implied were due to Cochran courting Democrats and independents.

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The Obama administration calls it an adjustment, Republicans call it a bailout and insurance companies call it the one thing that might keep them from raising rates and angering policyholders.

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Rep. Vance McAllister (R., La.) waits to be sworn in on Capitol Hill in 2013.
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It’s not looking good for Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister, a married congressman who was caught on video kissing one of his staffers. The Louisiana GOP on Thursday called for Mr. McAllister to resign, citing his “extreme hypocrisy” and “breach of trust.

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Washington (CNN) – Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will headline the South Carolina Republican Party’s Silver Elephant Dinner, a major GOP fundraising event in the early primary state that doubles as a must-do stopover for ambitious politicians with an eye on the White House.

Jindal will address the banquet, the finale of the state GOP’s annual convention in Columbia, on June 6.

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peterson-obamacare-racistThe Louisiana Sen. Karen Carter Peterson Obamacare controversy, in which she that the opponents to Obamacare in Louisiana are motivated by race has not only made big news statewide but nationally.

 

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Right-wing-mediaWhere does the Republican Party go from here? Are major changes in both direction and philosophy necessary?

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santorum-crossOnce again, the Republican Party has disappointed grassroots conservatives. With GOP votes, Congress approved a catastrophic bill to avert the fiscal cliff.  

 

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Mitt Romney or GOP: Who should get the Blame?
Thursday, 08 November 2012 11:54

Romney-GOP-collageBy Ron Faucheux

It would be easy for Republicans to blame party losses on Mitt Romney. Easy, perhaps, but not accurate.

 

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jindals-bookA recent tour group happened by the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge recently. Wide-eyed and cameras at the ready, they made their way up the 50 steps, each given the name of one of the states. They entered the stately rotunda adorned with brass and a large round state seal embedded in the middle of the floor, complete with each of the state’s 64 parishes.

 

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