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  1. Smiley Anders: Lame ducks, a oeDuck Dynasty,a and other odd birds: Quacky 2014 draws to a closeRead the original story

    11 min ago | The Advocate

    ... not crimson - never crimson). After what seemed like a decade of Koch brothers TV ads, Bill Cassidy defeated Mary Landrieu for the U.S. Senate seat she held for 18 years. He did this by revealing the shocking fact that a U.S. senator actually knew ...

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  2. 'SEC Primary' could affect South Carolina GOP primary's impactRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Post and Courier

    ... recently took to the floor to say goodbye to this year's departing crop. Some of his excerpted remarks: To Mary Landrieu , D-La.: "Mary would drill under the Capitol if she thought it would help American energy independence." To Saxby Chambliss, ...

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  3. The most memorable ads of 2014: Bill Cassidy's very strange, tone-deaf spotRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The premise of this ad for Louisiana Republican Bill Cassidy is very smart: It features three women who say they voted for Democrat Mary Landrieu before but won't do it again. However, the ad is executed poorly.

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  4. Our Views: Teamwork in CongressRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... was a significant step forward brokered by the Louisiana delegation, including its senior member, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, who held key committee roles involving the VA. That was then. But now the VA appears to be backing out of its promises to ...

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  5. A look at the top stories in Louisiana during 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The following is a list of Louisiana's top stories in 2014 as selected by AP reporters and editors in Louisiana. Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy defeated Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, denying her a fourth term in runoff election in early December.

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  6. Message to Congress: Oil by any other name is still oilRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    In a Dec. 3, 2012 file photo, crews work on construction of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline near County Road 363 and County Road 357, east of Winona, Texas. In the run-up to a razor-thin vote, Sen. Mary Landrieu beseeched fellow Democrats on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, to provide the support necessary to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

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  7. Campaign 2012THE Debut of Citizen CainRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... - and three associates allegedly tried to tamper with phones in the U.S. Senate offices of Louisiana's Sen. Mary Landrieu. The four right-wing activists pleaded guilty to federal misdemeanor charges of misrepresenting themselves to enter a federal ...

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  8. Cenk Uygur and 'Young Turks' name St. Louis prosecutor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Raw Story

    ... 'Yeah, I could have, if I wanted.'" Among the runners-up, Uygur said, were Democrats like outgoing Senators Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Mark Prior (D-AR), as well as Alison Lundergan Grimes, who failed to unseat incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY). ...

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  9. Cantwell to play defense on panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    When U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu was fighting desperately to keep her seat before the November elections, her tactics included turning fellow Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington into a political piA ata. Landrieu warned voters in Louisiana, one of the nation's top oil-and-gas producing states, that ousting her would cost her chairmanship of the Senate Energy Committee and elevate Cantwell, whom Landrieu portrayed as favoring "windmills and alternative energy."

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  10. Who gave the most campaign cash in 2014? We got the namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Last July, Edward Diefenthal of Metairie wrote a check for $150,000 to Freedom Partners Action Fund, a conservative advocacy group that ran ads against Sen. Mary Landrieu , D-La. That contribution, according to records compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics, was the single biggest individual donation from Louisiana for the 2014 federal election cycle.

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  11. Some Louisiana GOP lawmakers at odds with Catholic Church and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times-Picayune

    It used to be Catholic Democratic politicians at odds with the Catholic Church -- almost exclusively over U.S. abortion policy. The church opposes abortion, and that has caused awkward moments for such Catholic Democrats as Sen. Mary Landrieu and former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo as they maintained their positions of personal opposition to abortion but advocates for a woman's right to choose.

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  12. The Good, Bad and Ugly in Louisiana politics, 2014 edition: Robert MannRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times-Picayune

    ... them. And he understood the real campaign was on TV, where Cassidy was totally scripted. Biggest Blunder: Sen. Mary Landrieu for basing her campaign on clout and seniority. In a year in which longevity and insider status in Washington was no ...

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  13. Louisiana's Senate race down to runoff SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | BayouBuzz.com

    In the last election of the 2014 midterms, Louisiana voters Saturday decide the political fate of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, who is struggling to win a fourth term against a wave of GOP gains across Southern states. Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy was the front-runner in the runoff election, after portraying his candidacy as a way for voters to cast another ballot against the policies of President Barack Obama, who is highly unpopular in Louisiana.

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  14. Money in politics is huge, but no side has an edge: James VarneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Times-Picayune

    ... at it would leave one thinking Bill Cassidy, the Republican congressman who unseated the incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., had an edge when it came to money. The story opens with a handful of the biggest givers, most of whom donated to ...

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  15. Cantwell says she’ll play defense as ranking Dem on Senate energy panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Seattle Times

    When U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu was fighting desperately to keep her seat before the November elections, her tactics included turning fellow Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington into a political piata. Landrieu warned voters in Louisiana, one of the nation's top oil-and-gas producing states , that ousting her would cost her chairmanship of the Senate Energy Committee and elevate Cantwell, whom Landrieu portrayed as favoring " windmills and alternative energy ."

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  16. "It was a deliberate choice and a sin": How GOP...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Salon

    When Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu was finally confronted with the inevitable and rather unceremoniously ousted by the state's conservative voters, the political media had mostly moved on to its next attraction. But as some commentators noted , Landrieu's loss, while no longer significant in terms of the Senate's partisan balance of power, was a watershed moment that quite likely served as the ultimate end of an era.

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  17. Doctors in Congress: Louisiana is the leaderRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Advocate

    ... various ways to provide universal health care. In his Senate campaign this year against Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu, a pro-Landrieu group attacked the proposal as out-Obamacaring Obamacare - though media fact-checkers ridiculed the claims. ...

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  18. Clean Power Plan Makes 2015 a Big Year for the EPARead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | US News & World Report

    ... priority for the new GOP-dominated Senate. (It was also the centerpiece of a quixotic attempt by Louisiana's Mary Landrieu to keep her Senate seat.) But neither has it completely escaped notice. The rules are meant to operate on a state-by-state ...

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  19. Still looking for presents? Here are things you can find outside congressional offices right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Washington Post

    ... on January 6, 2015, with a new Republican leadership. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) A staffer for Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) assembles packing boxes inside her office at the Hart Senate Office Building December 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. ...

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  20. Ownership of Bollinger Shipyards changes handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Boysie Bollinger once served as chairman of the Republican Party in Louisiana. His endorsement of Sen. Mary Landrieu , a Democrat, drew some criticism during the most recent election. Bollinger Shipyards has built more than 130 U.S. Coast Guard ...

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