The Kissing Congressman Vance McAllister announced on Monday that he was not going to kiss-off chances of his becoming a one-year Congrressman. Reversing a prior public decision, McAllister announced he wanted the people to decide on whether he deserves another chance in US Congress.
Finally, a Louisiana politician has done the right thing after embarrassing his family, staff and constituents.
I wish I could report the governor's response here, but sadly, there was no reply.
However, Jindal did respond to a reporter's question on the issue last Sunday and said, "I know there are folks, there are Democrats and others trying to link the two issues," Jindal told WWL.com.
With the sexual indiscretion of Republican Rep. Vance McAllister has come calls from some prominent Republicans for him to resign, which has spawned charges of hypocrisy from prominent Democrats. But going beneath the surface of the matter blunts, if not invalidates, the latter’s claim.
Should Louisiana Congressman Vance McAllister resign?
Reportedly, the Louisiana GOP is discussing this issue as a result of the Congressman's being outed by a video showing his kissing a staffer.
Joke of the day: Which is more crowded today in Louisiana?
The Louisiana Republican Party and its Chairman Roger Villere are revving up its U.S. Senator election, sans a named GOP candidate today by lashing out at Louisiana Democrat and U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu.
Some in Louisiana are hopping mad at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and want an apology for comments he made comparing Hurricane Sandy to Hurricane Katrina which destroyed much of South Louisiana.
Picking up the Republican mantra of the GOP criticism of Joe Biden's vice-presidential debate performance, Roger Villere, chairman of the Louisiana Republican Party criticized what he calls the "laughing", "cocky", "smirks" behaviors of Biden.
Roger Villere has been elected as Vice Chairman of the Republican National Committee.
Villere, who also serves as Chairman of the Republican Party of Louisiana, was elected on Friday in Tampa, Florida. Villere replaces Alec Poitevint of Georgia, who is retiring after successfully organizing the 2012 Republican National Convention.