President Barack Obama is once again doing no favor for the Mary Landrieu for US Senate campaign. Nor did he help his party during the November elections landslide.
The Louisiana Democratic Party has released a video that compares the record of President Barack Obama and that of Bobby Jindal while linking the Louisiana Governor to the Republican US Senate candidate Bill Cassidy.
The Louisiana US Senate Race moving fast towards the end with charges being made by both parties.
The Keystone Pipe political war continues today as Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy and Democratic US Senator Mary Landrieu fight the campaign PR battles.
Early Friday, the Louisiana GOP sent out this email statement:
As the Landrieu-Cassidy-Keystone Pipeline drama is now playing out in Washington DC, in Louisiana and throughout the nation, I am not sure if we are watching government in action or a political partisan circus.
Remember the days when candidates for U.S Senator or Governor would speak to thousands of supporters at weekend rallies all over Louisiana? Huey Long was the master, mainly because he promised he’d give voters just about anything they wanted. A long line of colorful politicians followed in Huey’s wake. But those days seem to be long gone and forgotten.
While the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee apparently has not put up the $1.8 million money it took off of the table for Landrieu television buys after the general election in which Democratic candidates got walloped at the polls, Mary Landrieu is continuing to raise money for her run against Bill Cassidy.
We are finding out whether Rob Maness ran for the U.S. Senate in Louisiana because he was in it for the sake of the state and country, as mediated by the conservative philosophy that he often articulated, or whether because he was in it first and foremost for himself.
Louisiana’s race for the United States Senate continues on to December 6th. Senator Mary Landrieu (D) and Congressman Bill Cassidy (R) will meet in a runoff to decide who will serve in Washington for the next six years. Senator Landrieu led the field with 42% of the vote, Congressman Cassidy was next with 41%, and Colonel Rob Maness (R) had 14%. Now the battle begins anew.
The Louisiana US Senate race crawls or roars on, depending upon one's perspective.
After a shocking national romp for the republicans, Louisiana, remains, the only US Senate contest in on the mid-term map. On Wednesday morning, the day after the bloodbath, Lawrence Chehardy, Jim Brown and Stephen Sabludowsky discussed the election issues. In part one, the Google Hangout focused upon the reasons Landrieu did so poorly and what it might portend for the upcoming December runoff.