Long before coming under criminal investigation and getting slapped with more than $100,000 in civil fines and penalties, City Marshal Brian Pope mastered the art of political patronage. Just ask his legion of reserve deputies ...
July 25, 2016 11:50 AM
On the Nov. 8 ballot in Louisiana there will be 63 different candidates running in seven federal races for the U.S House and Senate, meaning voters will have plenty of names to choose from — possibly more than any other time in recent history ...
July 20, 2016 01:11 PM
A super PAC that was formed to support the U.S. Senate candidacy of Treasurer John Kennedy has been disbanded and its money has been transferred to a national conservative advocacy group ...
July 19, 2016 10:17 AM
"The TPP will directly impact Louisiana businesses and open the pathway for improved commerce and trade between the United States and our Pacific Rim partners.” ...
July 12, 2016 02:50 PM
As voters prepare to decide on the Nov. 8 ballot whether university systems in Louisiana should be allowed to set their own tuition, officials on the community and technical college level have already made a decision not to increase rates ...
July 5, 2016 12:01 PM
With three lawmaking sessions of the Legislature behind him, you can expect Gov. John Bel Edwards to start focusing on policies and politics of his own, beginning with the state’s Medicaid expansion ...
July 1, 2016 11:12 AM
DOTD spooked Connector supporters by doing the one thing they set out to avoid: The right thing ...
June 28, 2016 03:54 PM
Richmond, left, and Scalise during batting practice prior to the June 23 gameU.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Jefferson and Congressman Cedric Richmond of New Orleans represented Louisiana on ...
June 28, 2016 02:54 PM
At least two Lafayette Parish state reps will be eyeing Scott Angelle’s seat on the PSC — if he wins his congressional race this fall ...
June 27, 2016 01:58 PM
Oral arguments were scheduled last week for the challenge by the Republican Party of Louisiana to provisions of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law that, the party argues, “disadvantage state political parties as compared to super PACs.” ...

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