Lou Gehrig Burnett is the publisher of Fax-Net, a North-Louisiana newsletter.
by Lou Gehrig burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
Senate race: neck-and-neck
A new poll on the Louisiana U.S. Senate race by Public Policy Polling (PPP) reveals a neck-and-neck race between incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy.
U.S. Senate debate
Centenary College will be the site for a U.S. Senate debate featuring the three major candidates – incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, and Republican retired Air Force Colonel Rob Maness.
Is Maness on the move?
Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, who is running for the U.S. Senate, better keep an eye on his fellow Republican Rob Maness, the retired Air Force colonel who is the Tea Party favorite.
Things are not going well for Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy these days in his race against incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, who is seeking a fourth six-year term.
Landrieu survives challenge
Some politicos and political journalists are beginning to believe that the GOP feels they only way they can defeat incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is to have her removed from the November 4 ballot. That strategy did not work.
Landrieu nears 50%
Usually, a poll conducted on the U.S. Senate race by a conservative entity is not good news for incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, who is seeking a fourth six-year term.
Not so in the case of a recent survey by the Senate Conservatives Fund (SCF). It describes itself “as a grassroots organization dedicated to electing strong conservative leaders to the United States Senate. We do not support liberal Republicans and we're not affiliated with the Republican Party or any of its campaign committees.”
The end is near!
The end is near for all the political posturing, rumors, gossip, and talk about who is running for elected office in 2014. Qualifying begins this Wednesday and runs through Friday at 5 p.m.
Here are some developments to look for as qualifying progresses for the various races:
by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
Maness means business
Don’t expect retired Colonel Rob Maness to follow in the footsteps of state Rep. Paul Hollis and exit the U.S. Senate race.
More money matters
The official campaign finance reports are in for the 2014 Louisiana U.S. Senate race. The reports include campaign finance activity through June 30, 2014. Here they are: