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31 min ago | The Washington Post

If the Chamber of Commerce backs Mary Landrieu, shea ll join a shrinking club

If the Chamber of Commerce backs Sen. Mary Landrieu for reelection, she will join an shrinking club: Democrats backed by the nation's largest business group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jim Costa, Jack Kingston, Representative Justin Amash

1 hr ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Landrieu hammering Cassidy on banking agency

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is making a campaign issue out of a congressional fight over a banking agency targeted for elimination by conservative Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

7 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Analysis: Political fireworks sparking in Louisiana, Mississippi

The world is a politically tense place these days with hot spots ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Louisiana, Thad Cochran

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Advocate

Louisiana Spotlight: Political fireworks in Louisiana, Mississippi

In Louisiana and Mississippi, where the political chessboard tends to be a lot less threatening and at times entertaining, this election season is living up to expectations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Louisiana, Thad Cochran, Opinion

The Town Talk

Flood insurance becomes political tool in Louisiana Senate race

It's been months since Congress acted to protect thousands of homeowners from dramatic premium increases under the National Flood Insurance Program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Michael Grimm, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Roll Call

Bipartisan Health Bills: Medical Leave, Congressional Plans and Chronic Care Coverage

Despite bitter congressional wrangling over the health care overhaul law and health spending priorities, several bills introduced this week suggest there is some bipartisan consensus on health care issues.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, Representative Diane Black, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Angus King

USA Today

Flood insurance becomes political tool in Senate raceFlood insurance...

It's been months since Congress acted to protect thousands of homeowners from dramatic flood insurance premium increases.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm

Roll Call

Nuclear Waste Bill Not Dead, Just Sleeping

A Senate measure to set up a new agency to oversee nuclear waste is lying dormant while election year priorities take the spotlight.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, Nuclear Energy, Lamar Alexander

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Advocate

Partisanship trumps Russia-Ukraine crisis

That's a cynical, and simplistic, view of the impact - or lack thereof - of the conflict in Ukraine on the debate over exporting liquefied natural gas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, 2012 Presidential Election, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The News-Star

High oil prices: bad for motorists, good for Louisiana

Motorists complain about rising prices at the pump as the price of oil rises but to the state of Louisiana, the higher the price, the better.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Louisiana

The Daily Caller

Eyes On The Prize

When a U.S. president is using the IRS to terrify his political enemies, destroying American health care and opening our southern border to millions of future welfare-collecting, Democratic voters from the Third World, why is a dime's worth of money being wasted on trying to replace the Republican senator from Mississippi with a slightly different ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Mark Pryor, Democrat, Mary Landrieu

NOLA.com

Bill Cassidy offering bill with tax credits for businesses that provide paid leave

Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge, is joining with a Republican and independent senator to offer legislation that would provide tax credits for businesses that provide paid leave for their employees.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Deb Fischer

BayouBuzz.com

Cassidy can distinguish from Landrieu by ending welfare to big business

If Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy wishes to confirm his conservative credentials in his contest to knock off Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu, he should vote to end welfare to big businesses and discrimination against private banks, and not become what fellow Republican Rep. Charles Boustany has on the issue of reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Small Business, Personal Finance

NOLA.com

Bill Cassidy's latest campaign ad examined by Washington Post's 'Fact Checker'

The Washington Post's "Fact Checker" Wednesday examined Rep. Bill Cassidy 's recent Senate campaign ad that criticizes "some in Congress" who "exempted staff from Obamacare ."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Washington Post, Publishing, The Washington Post Company, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Roll Call

Senate Democrats Count on Bulging War Chests for Final Months

Fundraising plays a factor in who will serve as Senate majority leader in the next Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, 2012 Presidential Election

GPB.org

Long GOP Primary Season Gives Democrats Time To Fill Campaign Coffers

Georgia Republicans picked their Senate nominee Tuesday night. Former corporate CEO David Perdue will face Democrat Michelle Nunn in the November general election.

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Related Topix: Georgia, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

Tue Jul 22, 2014

National Journal

The Odds of a GOP Wave Are Increasing

When writing about politics, it's all too frequent to use terminology that often obscures more than elucidates.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Cory Gardner, Publishing, Media, New Times, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat

BayouBuzz.com

Louisiana US Senate Race $ mounts, Clinton rules, Jindal trails

Money really matters Money really matters if you are running for a U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rand Paul

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Two new polls show John Walsh down but still in the fight

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Jack Kingston, Nathan Deal, Representative Tom Cotton

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The News-Star

Stone urged to back Cassidy

Just recently, Landrieu voted for the nomination of Debo Adegbile for a key post in the Justice Department.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

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