Sept. 29, 2015 08:42 AM
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  • I EXPOSED STEVE SCALISE'S WHITE NATIONALIST PAST- AND YET HE MAY SOON BECOME EVEN MORE POWERFUL

    I published this story in Salon this morning.

    Despite his denials, Steve Scalise knew exactly to whom he was speaking and why he was attending a 2002 white supremacist conference.

  • LOUISIANA HOUSE MEMBER JOINS PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDRAISING EFFORT

    Patricia Haynes Smith, a Democrat from Baton Rouge who was just re-elected without opposition, joined dozens of other elected officials throughout the country in a fundraising effort on behalf of Planned Parenthood. Smith, a Catholic, signed a full page ad published in The Washington Post urging Congress not to eliminate funding for the women's health organization.

  • SCALISE'S RIVAL SCORES TWO BIG ENDORSEMENTS

    Congressman Steve Scalise's bid to become House Majority Leader hit a major snag recently when his rival for the job, Tom Price, picked up two major endorsements: Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Jeb Hensarling of Texas.

  • ADVOCATE POLL: VITTER MOST LIKELY TO BE JINDAL'S THIRD TERM

    John Bel Edwards is perceived as the most capable of putting aside partisan politics for the sake of the state, and David Vitter is considered the most likely to continue the policies of outgoing governor Bobby Jindal, according to a recent poll commissioned by The Advocate and WWL. In addition, 44% of voters are less likely to vote for Vitter because of his prostitution scandal.

  • DUCKS FOR DONALD

    Bobby Jindal can't catch a break. His one big celebrity endorsement- Willie Robertson of the show "Duck Dynasty"- recently defected to Team Donald Trump. Why? They're both rich reality TV stars with wives that are signifcantly better looking than they are, Willie says.

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