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Wedding bells to ring for Rep. Richmond
Rep. Cedric Richmond is taking the plunge, and the Louisiana Democrat got some across-the-aisle help in celebrating his engagement.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
On the Hill: Landrieu and Cassidy denounce Keystone delay and Hollis...
Sen. Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy, the two leading Senate candidates in the fall election, both criticized the Obama administration's decision Friday to delay a decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline linking Alberta, Canada, and Gulf Coast refineries.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Landrieu faces her toughest political storm to stay in Senate
She is beset by well-funded forces on the right who sense the Gulf Coast Democrat's vulnerability in trying to defend a Senate seat in a red state.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
HOH: Frazier Glenn Cross Has Long Had His Sights Set on Capitol Hill
Frazier Glenn Cross, the man suspected of killing two people on Sunday at a Jewish community center in Overland Park, Kan., has been trying to hitch a ride to Washington on the racial purity ticket for decades.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
On the Hill: White House says no to Landrieu on Keystone and Laura Cassidy emails what our 'opponents don't want you to know' about Bill
Now, that a White House spokesman has rebuffed a letter from Sen. Mary Landrieu , D-La., and 10 other Democratic senators for a presidential decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline by the end of May, Landrieu has said she's going to hold a hearing by her Senate Energy Committee and consider legislation to force the president's hand.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
House passes tight budget that isn't going anywhere but offers preview of GOP priorities
The Republican-led House passed a budget blueprint Thursday that slashes federal funding in return for a promised end to deficit spending in 10 years.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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Embattled U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister faced flagging support Wednesday within his own political party, as the "kissing congressman" video scandal commanded national attention for a third day and caused growing consternation among state Republican leaders.
Timing of 'Uncle Earl' Indictment Questioned on Capitol Hill
Asked about the Jeffrey Thompson indictment, Holder said cases are brought when they are ready "irrespective of what the political fallout is going to be."
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Sen.'s Landrieu and Vitters praise maritime industry report showing Louisiana as #1
U.S. Senators Mary Landrieu and David Vitter have both praised a new study highlighting Louisiana as the top domestic maritime state in the country in terms of jobs and economic output.
Holder defends timing in mayor probe
Attorney General Eric Holder has defended the Department of Justice's conduct in a major campaign finance case that shook up April's D.C. mayoral primary, saying that the department's timing was "awkward" but proper.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Democrats, civil rights groups pushing for voting changes
Democrats and civil rights groups are stepping up demands for Congress to move on legislation that would require some Southern states, including Mississippi and Louisiana, to once again get federal approval before making election changes.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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Inconceivable! Imperial Congress Guarantees Reliable Dreams, Independence Looms
The job assignments for members of the Imperial Congress just keep expanding. In Michigan yesterday, President Obama spiked the football in the ObamaCare end-zone proclaiming that the Feds job is now to "make sure our fellow citizens can also pursue their dreams".
The latest House GOP budget: Senate candidate Bill Cassidy not ready to sign on
While Democrats are denouncing the latest budget proposal by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan as coldhearted and extreme, some Republicans aren't quite ready to embrace it either.
Louisiana Republicans want specifics on the characteristics of those who signed up for Obamacare
Sen. David Vitter, R-La., and Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, are among the Louisiana Republicans who wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Thursday for more enrollment information for the Affordable Care Act.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
House Democrats downplay findings in bombing report
WASHINGTON Democrats on the House Committee on Homeland Security on Thursday downplayed the significance of a highly critical report that highlighted a series of law enforcement communications gaps preceding last year's Boston Marathon bombing.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
They have different reasons, but both Reps. Richmond and Cassidy urge ...
As the deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act nears, both a vocal opponent of the law and a supporter agree that people without coverage should at least consider signing up at the law's insurance marketplace.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Louisiana Business Mentoring, Loyola's Institute of Politics, GNO Inc, LABI
Business and organization news of the day: Entrepreneurship Week, GNOINc, Loyola University , LABI and lawsuit abuse and more..