Landrieu's clout: losing stroke Louisiana can't purchase?

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 12:14

 jeff-hangout-wgsoHow important is seniority in the U.S. Senate, particularly the type of longevity that allows a government official to acquire power to help the constituents back home?

Landrieu does wobble on Harry Reid, support for Obama
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 14:36 Written by

landrieu-wobbleWe now know that both New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and his sister, U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) are big dancers. In fact, both of them have been captured on video doing the “wobble,” a popular dance routine. 

So, am I insured the day Obamacare dies?
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 14:15 Written by

obamacare-dead One of the major questions, apparently never asked and certainly not answered in the Louisiana US Senate race and in other races during this mid-term election is this—what would happen to healthcare in this country should Obamacare be repealed? 

Chehardy: Neither Landrieu nor Cassidy are evil, they just have different views
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 09:46 Written by

landrieu-cassidy-manessThe race for Louisiana’s senior Senate seat is almost over.  After what seems like a lifetime of mudslinging by the candidates, voters will go to the polls and make a decision.  Will Senator Mary Landrieu (D) hold on to the seat she has held for eighteen years or will she be unseated by a Baton Rouge congressman, Bill Cassidy (R)?  A third candidate, Rob Maness (R), is playing the role of a spoiler to Bill Cassidy.  There are also a number of minor candidates who will get few votes.

Latest Suffolk U/USA Today poll shows Landrieu's election difficulties
Monday, 27 October 2014 13:20 Written by

landrieu-tea-partyA new Suffolk University/USA TODAY poll further collaborates what so many other prior polls have indicated to date--Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu is most likely headed into a runoff, her opponent will likely be Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy and the votes against her could catapult an opponent into a open primary victory or at worse, in the drivers' seat going into a December runoff for US Senate.


Too many Louisiana constitutional amendments for one election
Monday, 27 October 2014 10:26 Written by

louisiana-constitutionYes, voters are getting plenty of rest ahead of Nov. 4, in order to complete the sprint that will be required of them to get through the ballot in the state-law-allotted time, while dreaming about how there has to be a better way of doing this – and there is.

Vitter championing mobile video to get out the vote for Cassidy, conservatives
Monday, 27 October 2014 10:12

vitter-mobileUS Senate David Vitter, who mastered the use of digital advertising and promotions for his recent US Senate campaign, is once again leading the pack in another election, in this case, using it to GET OUT THE VOTE for Congressman Bill Cassidy in the upcoming mid-term elections.

Landrieu campaign claims Cassidy telling another whopper with ad
Monday, 27 October 2014 09:49

pinocchio1 The Landrieu campaign is attacking a new ad by Congressman Bill Cassidy which MSNBC and “fact checkers” have questioned its veracity. 

Jindal DOA survey shows bad morale, but why administration paranoia?
Monday, 27 October 2014 09:18 Written by

scaredby Tom Aswell, Publisher of LouisianaVoice.com 

Never let it be said that LouisianaVoice isn’t willing to save the state a little money.


Landrieu’s effectiveness, GOP threats, Cassidy raises Cain, Maness picks up Woody
Friday, 24 October 2014 15:55 Written by


The Mary Landrieu campaign is circulating an article by Politico that highlights the effectiveness of her Energy Committee and her Homeland Security committee and her role as a legislator.  According to a Politico infographic, she is one of the most effective Senators in terms of co-sponsoring successful legislation during the “do nothing” Congress.

The Cassidy campaign and the Republicans have dismissed her effectiveness or “clout”, claiming she has been a puppet of Obama and would be backing Harry Reed for Senate Majority Leader and thus, whatever clout she might have will hurt Louisiana.


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