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Monday | Roll Call

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.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Irwin, US Army, US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Roy Blunt, Democrat

Fri Apr 11, 2014

NOLA.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Apr 10, 2014

NOLA.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Steve Scalise, Democrat, Baton Rouge, LA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Advocate

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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.

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Related Topix: Rodney Alexander, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Louisiana, Monroe, LA

Roll Call

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."

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Roll Call, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat

Tue Apr 08, 2014

NOLA.com

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.

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

Politico

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.

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Related Topix: Eric Holder, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Clarion-Ledger

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, John Conyers, Patrick Leahy, US Senate

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WGNO-TV New Orleans

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".

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

NOLA.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Paul Ryan, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Scalise

The Times-Picayune

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative John Fleming, Charles Boustany, Representative Bill Cassidy, David Vitter, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Boston.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Bennie Thompson, Democrat

Wed Mar 26, 2014

NOLA.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Representative Bill Cassidy, Health Insurance, Health, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Medicine

Tue Mar 25, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

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..

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Steve Scalise, Louisiana

Fri Mar 21, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

New flood insurance law puts cap on rate hikes

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Steve Scalise, Home, Home Selling

The Advocate

President Barack Obama makes a statement on Ukraine, Thursday, March...

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu announced Friday that the president signed into law the compromise flood insurance bill that rolls back dramatic increases in flood insurance rates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, David Vitter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Housing

WWL-TV New Orleans

Obama signs law that will keep flood insurance rates from rising significantly

A flooded gas station sits in Hurricane Isaac's flood waters on September 1, 2012 in Braithwaite, Louisiana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Isaac, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Braithwaite, LA

NOLA.com

President Obama signs flood insurance bill into law

White House officials called Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., shortly after 1 p.m. CT to say the bill is now law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Steve Scalise

Wed Mar 19, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

New Orleans elections: black majority, Landrieu weaker, term limits win

Despite the low turnout, those who did vote sent a loud and clear message: it is time for a change.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Times-Picayune

Cedric Richmond tells St. Charles Rotary Club about overcoming Biggert-Waters Act

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond told the St. Charles Rotary Club on Wednesday that bipartisanship and local lobbying were the keys to overcoming the higher flood insurance premiums that would have resulted from the Biggert-Waters Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Flood, New Orleans, LA, Barack Obama

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