Jan. 5, 2016 10:39 AM
The March elections for the Democratic State Central Committee and the subsequent vote, if needed, for the next chairman, aren’t necessarily being guided by Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards, the first Democratic governor elected in Louisiana in 12 years ...
Jan. 4, 2016 11:20 AM
Brian Pope’s denials and obstruction regarding this newspaper’s efforts to get to the bottom of that bizarre Oct. 7 press conference point to just one thing: Our city marshal is unfit for public office ...
Dec. 29, 2015 12:05 AM
With Gov. Bobby Jindal and U.S. Sen. David Vitter exiting the elected class, there has been some consternation over who will step up to lead the party from a promotional perspective ...
Dec. 21, 2015 01:08 PM
There are now 15 politicos — some running, some thinking about it and others simply being encouraged — who are in the hunt to replace U.S. Sen. David Vitter next year ...
Dec. 15, 2015 01:20 PM
A lawsuit that could greatly expand the fundraising abilities of political parties will be heard next year by a three-judge panel that provides a direct appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court ...
Dec. 8, 2015 11:27 AM
With Congressman Charles Boustany, a Lafayette Republican, apparently abandoning the 3rd District to run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, a long and complicated line of potential successors is forming up ...
Dec. 8, 2015 10:32 AM
It was the super PAC that received the least amount of attention this cycle that spent the most on Election Day in November in the governor’s race ...
Dec. 8, 2015 10:21 AM
With U.S. Sen. David Vitter expected to not seek re-election in 2016, there has been rush of names ahead of the turn of the year as politicos try to outmaneuver each other before the race begins in earnest ...
Dec. 1, 2015 11:26 AM
Forecasting political races is a dicey proposition, but there is much to be learned from an analysis of getting it wrong ...
Nov. 30, 2015 01:36 PM
Even though the state traditionally gets overlooked by major candidates in presidential elections, the next few months could represent a minor shift in interest by the campaigns for a variety of reasons ...