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1 hr ago | Free Republic

Tony Perkins endorses Rob Maness in Louisiana's Senate race

Family Research Council President and former Louisiana House member Tony Perkins endorsed Rob Maness in the Louisiana's U.S. Senate race Monday , potentially boosting the candidate's credentials among social conservatives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy, Tea Party, US Governors, Sarah Palin

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The super PAC to end super PACs leaps into New Hampshire and Iowa

After Larry Lessig's super PAC to end all super PACs narrowly beat its fundraising goal earlier this month, supporters have been waiting to hear just who Mayday PAC plans to back in its effort to elect campaign finance reformers to Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The News-Star

State lawmakers call for funds to finance oil-spill restoration

Louisiana lawmakers said federal agencies have been slow to act on a law that steers money to Gulf Coast states to help them recover from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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

NOLA.com

Chamber of Commerce reported close to endorsing Mary Landrieu's re-election

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is not confirming a report by a New York Times columnist that it is set to endorse Sen. Mary Landrieu , D-La, for re-election.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, David Vitter, George Bush

Forward

Jewish Groups Get 94% of Homeland Security Grants

The Department of Homeland Security allocated to Jewish institutions $12 million, or 94 percent, of $13 million in funds for securing nonprofits.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Republican, Richard Shelby, Nita Lowey, US House of Representatives

The Times

Pact may prompt deal on VA clinic in Lafayette

Louisiana may get funding for two outpatient VA clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles under a bipartisan compromise announced Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, David Vitter, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy, Louisiana, Lake Charles, LA

The Times

'Military Mary' Is Best Choice For Louisiana

Re: Gary Kennedy, "Time for change in our choice for U.S. senator," July 26, 7A Gary Kennedy's July 26 letter to the editor criticizing Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is as full of holes as O.J. Simpson's alibi.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, us Travel, Travel, Senator Ben Nelson

The Wichita Eagle

Senate Democrats seek to split GOP on export bank

In this Nov. 28, 2010, photo, the American flag is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it is displayed at the entrance of the U.S. Export Import Bank in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia

Brandon Sun

Obscure export bank's fate traps GOP Senate hopefuls between...

In this Nov. 28, 2010, photo, the American flag is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it is displayed at the entrance of the U.S. Export Import Bank in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

WSJ: Republicans Could Win up to 10 Senate Seats in November

Republicans are running competitively for 10 Senate seats now held by Democrats, heightening chances for the party to capture a majority of the U.S. Senate in 2014, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Democrat

WNOE-FM New Orleans

VA Compromise Includes Approval For New Clinics In Louisiana

A bipartisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' health care access includes approval for new veterans clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Democrat

Best of New Orleans

Scuttlebits

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu picked up a musical endorsement last week in her bid to retain her Senate seat - that of New Orleans jazz legend Ellis Marsalis .

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, New Orleans, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Ellis Marsalis, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy

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, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Jim Costa, Jack Kingston, Representative Justin Amash

Free Republic

NYT: Chamber Of Commerce Will Support Dem Mary Landrieu

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is reportedly throwing support behind Sen. Mary Landrieu , according to the group's national political director, Rob Engstrom.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Publishing, Media, New Times, Senator Ted Cruz

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

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, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy

The Hill

Jobless rate falls; Dems don't rise

The economy is, finally, improving. But it is not helping Democrats much in the battle for control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Harkin, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa

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, Representative Bill Cassidy, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, 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, Representative Bill Cassidy, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, US Senate, Louisiana, Thad Cochran, Opinion

The Hill

100 days to go

Red-state Democrats are hanging tough despite a toxic environment, but Republicans are hopeful about late-breaking opportunities in a pair of swing states.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Mark Pryor

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, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Michael Grimm, University of Louisiana at Monroe

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