Baloney's backing helps Landry, but turnout critical in Louisiana AG race vs. Caldwell

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 10:42 Written by

landry drillingA key endorsement picked up by attorney general candidate former Rep. Jeff Landry will help, but does not establish him as the favorite in the runoff election with fellow Republican incumbent Buddy Caldwell.

Fax-Net: Edwards poll results good, despite Vitter's Obama associations
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 10:25 Written by

louisiana governor associations smallby Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

John Bel Edwards leads in new poll

    In the first poll after the gubernatorial primary election, Democrat John Bel Edwards holds a 12-point lead over Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter, 52-40%.
    The poll, conducted by Anzalone Liszt Grove Research, did live telephone interviews with 700 likely voters October 26-28.

Poll: Edwards leads by 20, Dardenne's campaign chief goes with Vitter
Monday, 02 November 2015 16:28 Written by
Edwards's position on charter schools, a big issue for New Orleans
Monday, 02 November 2015 14:17 Written by

educationby Stephen Waguespack, President of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry

There is potentially no more important issue in Louisiana than improving our educational system, yet this is not getting the attention it deserves in the governor’s race.

Saints Brees-Giants Manning shootout was one of this weekend's memorable sports events
Monday, 02 November 2015 13:55 Written by

brees pack brightYou may be just sobering up from that fantasmagorical Saints’ shootout win over the New York Giants on Sunday, but when you finally come to your senses, consider this: We have just experienced what might be the most memorable 30-hour streak in sports history. I am not talking about wall-to-wall ball of close games. I am talking about a series of events that sporting fans will still be talking about ten years from now. And, although it is during the meat of the college football season, not one college game entered into it.

Sheriff Newell Normand, JP politicos hurt Vitter in Jefferson Parish home base?
Saturday, 31 October 2015 13:44 Written by

normandIf David Vitter doesn’t do well in Jefferson Parish, his home base, one would have to ask, just how might he fare statewide?
Vitter was State Representative for District 81 and Congressman for much of the Jefferson Parish region before he turned his eyes to the US Senate, and now, the Louisiana governor’s mansion.

NBC should be dropped, RNC's Preibus fired, in Republican CNBC debate flap
Friday, 30 October 2015 14:17 Written by

rnc debateAfter the latest debate debacle, Republican presidential candidates have finally had enough. They are meeting this weekend without officials of the Republican National Committee (RNC) to discuss the format of upcoming presidential debates.

Dr. Albert Samuels says Vitter's Race-bait strategy is going south
Friday, 30 October 2015 14:09

albert samuelsIf anyone had any delusions that Sen. David Vitter would run a hopeful, optimistic campaign about Louisiana’s future, he wasted no time shattering those hopes. From the moment that Scott Angelle conceded the race Saturday night, Vitter fell comfortably to his default position of the past seven years: painting his runoff opponent, State Rep. John Bel Edwards, as merely a stand-in for President Barack Obama.

Congressman Boustany, some Acadiana officials back Vitter
Friday, 30 October 2015 13:57 Written by

boustanyThe David Vitter for Governor Campaign picked up endorsements today of some government officials within the Acadiana Parishes.  Vitter's campaign sent out the following email blast under Congressman's Charles Boustany's name, which, as a subject, said, "Acadiana Rallying Behind Vitter" .

Chehardy: Bitter Vitter’s shameful campaign should come clean
Friday, 30 October 2015 12:25 Written by

obama edwardsThe race for governor is now headed into the anticipated runoff but with a new twist.  Six month ago the runoff was expected to be John Bel Edwards, a democrat, against republican David Vitter.  That prediction was correct.  But the outcome of the primary election was far from predicted by the experts.  It was expected that once David Vitter had John Bel Edwards in the runoff he would run away with the election.  Well, that is not going to happen.


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