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John Barrow urges House leadership to preserve funding for Medicare Advantage
U. S. Rep. John Barrow of Georgia speaks to U. S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Febulette Richmond and Staff Sgt.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Washington Post
The Fixa s top 10 Senate races of 2014
With just under a year until Election Day 2014, the Republican path to a Senate majority still runs mainly through red states currently controlled by Democrats.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
White House: 30,000 La. residents could lose unemployment insurance in 2014 if Congress doesn't continue extended benefits
The Obama administration Thursday stepped up efforts to convince Congress to continue extended unemployment benefits, now scheduled to end in January.
WWL-TV New Orleans
Landrieu attack ads begin one year away from election
The 2014 mid-term elections are still roughly a year away, but already political attack ads have been in rotation.
Vulnerable lawmakers look for cover on Medicare Advantage
A bipartisan duo of House members facing difficult election fights this cycle issued a letter to House GOP and Democratic leadership Thursday defending Medicare Advantage.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Baton Rouge lawmaker Dan Claitor will run in Louisiana's 6th Congressional District
State Sen. Dan Claitor, R-Baton Rouge, confirmed Wednesday he would enter the race for Louisiana's 6th Congressional District.
Claitor is running for Congress
State Sen. Dan Claitor, R-Baton Rouge, said Wednesday afternoon he will run for Congress in the 6th district after deciding he could bring some "reason" back to Washington.
First on CNN: GOP brings back Medicare attack
As President Obama and Democrats try to salvage the reputation of the Affordable Care Act, a national Republican group will hit 12 Democrats-all running in Senate elections next year-over changes to Medicare.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
President Barack Obama says health care website now 'working well for vast majority of users'
President Barack Obama said Tuesday the troubled Affordable Care Act website is now "working well for the vast majority of users" and vowed to fight continued Republican efforts to strip away the law's protections.
Louisiana Senate Race Shaping Up as Referendum on Obamacare
Although national Republican leaders have cautioned GOP candidates not to make the Affordable Care Act their lone issue in 2014, the race against Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is shaping up to be almost exclusively about healthcare reform.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Some Dems keep distance as Obama...
In this Dec. 5, 2012 file photo, Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Wall Street Journal editorial says delay in flood insurance hikes will aid wealthiest 1 percent
The Wall Street Journal has editorialized against legislation to delay flood insurance premium increases resulting from the 2012 Biggert-Waters legislation.
Anchorage Daily News
Some Dems keep distance as Obama popularity drops
Now they are awkwardly distancing themselves from him a year before the election, seeking the right balance between independence and betrayal.
Some Dems Keep Public Distance From Obama As His Popularity Slips
Democrats running for re-election in Arkansas, Louisiana and other Republican-leaning states faced enough problems before President Barack Obama's popularity swooned in November.
State Sen. Guillory rules out challenge to Rep. Cassidy in La. Senate contest
A state senator considering a conservative bid for Senate in Louisiana has opted out of the race, and is instead backing Rep. Bill Cassidy in his challenge to Sen. Mary Landrieu .
Another Potential Opponent Instead Backs Cassidy in Louisiana
A second Republican state legislator who previously considered a Senate bid of his own in Louisiana has instead endorsed the campaign of GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy.
New Ad Attacks Landrieu for Supporting 'Liberal' Judges
A conservative group is launching a new ad attacking Sen. Mary Landrieu for supporting President Barack Obama's judicial nominees in a bid to undermine the Louisiana Democrat's bid for re-election next year.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Poll shows strong Vitter, weak Landrieu and Democrats
A poll about the fortunes of Louisiana U.S. Senate candidates next year and gubernatorial candidates the year after provided excellent news for Republicans in federal office and highlighted the continually deteriorating position of Democrats in the state.
Republican doctors running for Congress amid O-Care fiasco
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Sat Nov 30, 2013
Vitter's call, Landrieu's fall, Partisan's gall
It's nothing new for Landrieu According to a new poll from Southern Media and Opinion Research of Baton Rouge, Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is in hot water with some Louisiana voters.