Lou Gehrig Burnett is the publisher of Fax-Net, a North-Louisiana newsletter.
How’s Bobby doing?
For the past year, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal has been running around the country as chairman of the Republican Governor’s Association telling all who would listen what a great job he is doing as governor of Louisiana.
It’s nothing new for Landrieu
According to a new poll from Southern Media and Opinion Research (SMOR) of Baton Rouge, Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is in hot water with some Louisiana voters.
Looking at Landrieu
Undoubtedly, incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and her political brain trust were paying close attention to the special election in the 5th Congressional District in Louisiana.
Duck Dynasty goes to Congress?
The stars of the popular television reality show Duck Dynasty have waded into political waters. The Robertson family has gone public in its support of 5th District Congressional candidate Vance McAllister.
The dysfunctional government situation that exists today in the U.S. Congress has American voters saying, “Throw the bums out.”
If you think Halloween is scary, just wait until you see the long list of potential candidates for governor in 2015. And, no, it’s not too early for them to be making noise about running.
Surprise in the Fifth
Nearly every political analyst expected state Sen. Neil Riser, R-Columbia, to finish first in the special primary election in the 5th Congressional District. He did – getting 32% of the vote.
Looks like Riser and Holloway
The contentious and controversial race in the 5th Congressional District, where 14 candidates are on the ballot, will likely come down to a runoff between state Sen. Neil Riser, R-Columbia, and former U.S. Rep. and current Public Service Commissioner Clyde Holloway, R-Forest Hill.
Bitter at Vitter
Some members of the U.S. Senate – Democrats and Republicans – are bitter at Vitter, and the situation could get nasty.
For whom the polls toll
Three political polls conducted in Louisiana were released last week, and they had widely differing results. It reinforces what many political analysts always say: Look at who paid for the poll to determine its viability.