Another 6th District poll
On the heels of the poll we reported on last week on the race for the 6th District Congressional seat being vacated by Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, comes another one.
After the very controversial Hobby Lobby case in which the US Supreme Court ruled against a provision in the Affordable Care Act challenged by Hobby Lobby, various politicians, organizations and pundits have spoken out to praise or condemn the court's ruling.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who has been on campaign tours for US President candidacy promoting the theme of religious liberty, issued this statement today after the US Supreme Court ruled on a controversial Obamacare provision involving Hobby Lobby:
On Tuesday night, long time incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) defeated Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel in the GOP Senate primary by a mere 6,800 votes. This razor thin margin was due to an influx of Democrats who entered the Republican primary to vote for Cochran.
Fat City, Inc. hires new project manager; Laney Chouest appointed to Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans; Farm to Table Symposium program; and more. These are the latest business news.
Governor Jindal makes national news again; Mary Landrieu and Glenn Curtis attend Louisiana Challenge Champions Gala; Alliance for Retired Americans grade Cassidy and Landrieu; and more. These are the latest political news.
Chalk it up either to embarking on an impending campaign for state office or to set the stage to squeeze more money out of taxpayers, or both, but New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s assertion that Louisiana somehow shortchanges the city he runs is nothing short of ludicrous.
Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal's office sent out a memorandum debunking statements made by the Louisiana Superintendent of Education and the President of the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education that it is illegal for the state not to follow the Common Core Standards and implement the PARCC assessment.
Written by Lamar Parmentel, The Daily Kingfish.
According to the political press, Bobby Jindal launched another one of his embarrassing broadsides against the awful “DC establishment,” calling for a “hostile takeover” of DC by enraged teahaddists.
Wackiness by omission and commission continue to illuminate Louisiana’s Fifth Congressional District contest, leaving the distinct possibility that the field remains entirely unsettled and the race unpredictable.