The second televised debate is over.
A 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.
While most of the Louisiana's politicos' attention focus upon the US Senate race, there's another major election that is beginning to take shape--the Louisiana governor's race. Bobby Jindal is term limited so, theoretically, the field is wide open. We asked Bernie Pinsonat of Southern Media and Opinion Research to assess the gubernatorial field, to date:
Today's business news from around the state--Better Than Ezra Foundation, EDgear expands to Baton Rouge, Idea Village and Leslie Jacobs
With two weeks (and counting) left in the Louisiana US Senate race between Mary Landrieu, Rob Maness and Bill Cassidy, some believe the question is whether Mary Landrieu can eek out a victory in the jungle primary or worse for her, win a head-to-head battle against the most-likely opponent, Cassidy.
Did the televised Louisiana US Senate Race, anxiously awaited by thousands, meet the expectations of two of the state's most politically-savvy experts? What were their disappointments, if any?
Louisiana Biz shorts for today: New leadership at New Orleans Port Cruise and Tourism division, International Fest, BGR says beware of the Trojan Horse, and BRAC has a new site for Baton Rouge region newcomers.
Louisiana Southwest State Representatives are speaking out about a recent news report that Louisiana would host Ebola-related incinerated waste from the Dallas dwellings.
Today’s Louisiana political round-up:
Jindal blasts Superintendent White, get your Orleans Parish voters guide, poor Louisiana, the Vets go political, Pelican Institute discusses Louisiana workforce, Family Research Council not very gay about the US Supreme Court’s recent marriage decision, the LAGOP wants to set Landrieu’s Amnesty record straight and Senator Mary Landrieu is gunning for dishonest commercials.