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Lou Gehrig Burnett

Lou Gehrig Burnett

Lou Gehrig Burnett is the publisher of Fax-Net, a North-Louisiana newsletter.

landrieu-cassidyMoney really matters
Money really matters if you are running for a U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is seeking a fourth six-year term in the 2014 election.

vitter-teaLandrieu leads in latest poll
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu leads Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy 46-43% in the latest poll on the Louisiana Senate race, which will be on the ballot on November 4.
The poll was conducted for Rasmussen Reports by Pulse Opinion Research between July 8-9 of 750 likely voters and has a margin of error of +/-4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.

landrieuSenate race: Dead heat
    A new poll on the Louisiana U.S. Senate race by Public Policy Polling (PPP) reveals that as few as six percent of voters could determine the outcome.
    In a hypothetical runoff between incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, it was a 47-47% tie with 6% undecided.

capitol-dcNo doubt about the clout
   Louisiana, which seems to be at the top of every bad list and at the bottom of every good list, is doing quite well when it comes to its clout in Congress.
   Every session of Congress, Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper, ranks the states in what it calls its “Clout Index.”

landrieuCassidy leads Landrieu, but...
    A new poll on Louisiana’s U.S. Senate race is creating different opinions from both Democratic and Republican stalwarts and political analysts.

Louisiana capitolWelcome to 2015!
    The plethora of 2014 elections are still on the political horizon in Louisiana, but already the elections set for 2015 are nudging their way into the political spectrum.

landrieuNew poll: Landrieu at 48%
    Here we go again – another poll on the U.S. Senate race in Louisiana. This one was conducted by Greenburg Quinlan Rosner for the Senate Majority PAC, a Democratic group.

manessPuzzling polls
    A poll on the U.S. Senate race released last week by Southern Media Opinion and Research (SMOR) has members of both parties scratching their heads and wondering just where the race actually stands.

jindal-speech“This is another fine mess you got us into.” That’s what several politicos are saying about Gov. Bobby Jindal over the news that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has refused to sign off on the administration’s plans to privatize LSU hospitals in New Orleans, Shreveport, Monroe, Houma, Lake Charles, and Lafayette.

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