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Fayard Out, So Who Takes On Louisiana's Governor Jindal?

Thursday, 05 May 2011 15:47

Stephen SabludowskyWill Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal face an opponent this fall when he runs for re-election? 

With today’s announcement that CarolineFayardis now moving towards running for the Secretary of State spot, the possibilities of a competitive gubernatorial election appears even more remote.
 

New Orleans Mayor Landrieu Suspends Two In Traffic Camera Scandal
Thursday, 05 May 2011 13:51 Written by

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu took action today on the red light traffic camera scandal plaguing the NOPD with a news conference in which the mayor said:  
 

New Orleans Saints: Two Illinois Linebackers Together; Jenkins Picked
Thursday, 05 May 2011 13:38 Written by

The Saints drafted two linebackers from Illinois in the recent draft. Five of their six picks were defensive players who will contribute on special teams.

New Orleans Saints Won’t Relocate To Toronto; Focus On Johnny Patrick
Thursday, 05 May 2011 13:22 Written by

The Saints vice president of communications Greg Bensel issued a release on email on Thursday morning after Pro Football Talk ran a story that Toronto was eyeballing two teams for possible relocation.

The website reported Councilor Doug Ford, the brother of Toronto mayor Rob Ford, tells Brad Gagnon of TheScore.com that Canada's mega-city intends to try and lure an NFL team after the league puts a team back in Los Angeles.
 

The Ghost Of Osama Bin Laden Lives On
Thursday, 05 May 2011 12:30 Written by

The most wanted war criminal in the world is now dead.  And it is for good reason that Americans are enthralled over his death. So do we now go back to our life before 9/11?  Or will we find that in death as in his life, bin Laden will continue to haunt us?  And how many members of congress will have the wits to ask just how much damage did he really do, and why it took so long to find him?
 

Fayard not running vs. Jindal, eyes Louisiana Secretary Of State
Thursday, 05 May 2011 10:06 Written by

Caroline Fayard announced today that she is organizing a campaign for Secretary of State and will make a formal announcement in the near future to officially launch her campaign.

Which means that she will not be running for the position of Governor of Louisiana to replace Bobby Jindal although there had been many signs that she was moving in that direction prior to a controversy in which she was quoted to say at a Democratic meeting that she “hates republicans”.  
 

New Orleans Saints: Draft Grade And Coach Brees
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 16:42 Written by

Ed StatonGrading drafts is harmless fun.

Like most mock drafts, grading drafts has become a spring tradition that fills space. The people picking the players know the players beyond the top rounds.
 

Jindal's Budget For Louisiana Has No Clear Sale
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 15:49 Written by

Jindal's main planks of his budget proposal unfold like this:
 

Jindal's Big Louisiana Charity-University Med Center Makes Little Sense
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 15:40 Written by
Slowly but surely, the issue of the size of the new University Medical Center, the physical manifestation of which better known in the past affectionately/derisively as “Big Charity,” is becoming a policy quagmire to Gov. Bobby Jindal, infected as it is with the strains of government-as-venture-capitalist and populism viruses that have plagued Louisiana for so long.
Poll: bin Laden Photo To Obama's Birther Debate
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 15:27 Written by

The debate is on over whether President Obama and the United States should release the photo of the dead Osama bin Laden.
 


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