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Wednesday, 04 November 2015 14:25
Today at 3pm: Edwards vs. Vitter, blab with pollster John Couvillon
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fat lady 1It seems to be beyond, at least for now, that Jon Bel Edwards is beating US Senator David Vitter with 17 days to go until Election Day.

But, the fat lady ain't even begun to sing as there is plenty of time, plenty of issues and surely more polls.

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 14:14
Houston, we've got a HERO with equal rights ordinance defeat
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heroCongrats to the voters in Houston who turned down the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) in yesterday's election. The law offered broad protections to homosexual and trans gender individuals along with other minority groups. It failed by a huge 61-39% margin of Houston voters after a very contentious campaign. 

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 16:50
Kennedy Poll: Edwards by 11, cites Vitter's attacks
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kennedy graphI have received the new Vernne Kennedy poll which reveals l the polling information and the cross tabs in great detail.  

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 15:38
Louisiana House Republican delegation back Vitter for Governor

lance harris 4Amid three consecutive polls, showing US Senator David Vitter significantly behind Democrat Jon Bel Edwards, the Louisiana House Republican Delegation voted overwhelmingly to endorse U.S. Senator David Vitter for Governor on Tuesday

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 15:08
Kennedy's MRI poll has Edwards by double digits over Vitter for Louisiana governor

mansionAnd yet, another poll that shows Democrat Jon Bel Edwards with a large lead.This one by Market Research Insight, as reported in the Advocate, “found that if African-American voter turnout is at 25 percent in the runoff, Edwards leads Vitter 54 percent to 38 percent — a 16-point lead. If the black vote drops to 20 percent, then Edwards still leads by 11 points, 51 percent to Vitter’s 40 percent.”

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 14:41
Edwards, ahead of Vitter by 20? Chat with Pollster John Couvillon of JMC Analytics
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vitter memoPollster John Couvillon of JMC Analytics (whose most recent survey reveals that Democrat Louisiana Representative, Jon Bel Edwards, is leading Republican US Senator, David Vitter by 20 percentage points) will be participating in a Bayoubuzz Twitter Blab discussion tomorrow at 3pm CST.

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 10:42
Baloney's backing helps Landry, but turnout critical in Louisiana AG race vs. Caldwell
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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.

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

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

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  • Watch Louisiana Governor Edwards talk about CAT Tax failure

catRarely, have I seen few issues that have generated as much raw heat, tension, and passion than the Confederate monuments controversy. 

Just as existed during the real civil war, where brothers battled brothers, social media is the battleground, particularly Facebook, pitting friend against friend.

On one side of the tense divide, there are those who are protecting the New Orleans civil war era monuments.  Burnt in effigy, forever, is the symbol of Mayor Mitch Landrieu for up-ending what the monument protectors consider to be the loving civil society of New Orleans.

Lately, events have turned somewhat militaristic.

Some protectors of the Confederate monuments have been staying vigilant, in person and online, even surveilling during the wee hours of the morning, waiting for the next Mayor Landrieu attack. On Sunday morning, with protections of snipers, masked workers and a dumbstruck audience, the worst of all of the monuments was cut and carried., the Liberty Monument. 

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miller nfl live2 5It’s D-Day or Draft Day tomorrow in the NFL.

More specifically, Thursday represents the first day of the NFL draft 2017.

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trump curtainsThe major President Trump news of the day focuses upon taxes, not only the tax cuts he is proposing but his own taxes, which he obviously, refuses to unveil.

 

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At a press conference today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said the CAT Tax did not pass the House Ways and Means Committee.  The Governor, in addressing the media said that "the fate of that bill was decided long before we unveiled it".

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