Section Politics

From Sprint to Quagmire

Candyce Gagnard Perret’s probable path to the Third Circuit Court of Appeal has turned into a slog.

For Scott Angelle, it’s complicated

Sunoco Logistics Partners’ buyout of its parent company puts the congressional candidate’s business ties — and his $380K board post — in the spotlight.

CSI: Baton Rouge

A common refrain among some lawmakers is that we should “look forward” and stop blaming Jindal for Louisiana’s unprecedented fiscal crisis. If those lawmakers were to read the latest annual report by the legislative auditor, they’d change their tune.


Since his showing last year in the 5th Congressional District race, when he was barely edged out of the runoff, Duck Dynasty cousin Zach Dasher’s political future has been wide open — and now it includes speculation about running for the second highest statewide Louisiana office.

Who's Protecting Higher Education?

While Amendments 1 and 2 will shield some health care providers from the budgetary whims of Gov. Jindal, they could make higher ed even more vulnerable to cuts.

Moscow Breaux-nanza?

Amid widespread criticism, two former U.S. senators say they are not lobbying Congress on behalf of a shady Russian bank, although a federal disclosure suggests otherwise. Amid widespread criticism,...

Seniority Matters

We need to wake up and realize Louisiana cannot afford to lose Mary Landrieu.

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