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U.S. Senate Race Polling Update

Hover over the data points on the chart to view details. Links to each poll are below. Open primary polls were not included in this chart. Latest …

A Look Back at the Inaugural Issue of LaPolitics Weekly

Many of the same personalities we're writing about today in LaPolitics Weekly were also in our pages 21 years ago, from Edwin Edwards to Mary Landrieu. In celebration of our …

Local Politics in Plaquemines Parish

Local Politics in Plaquemines Parish

The battle to replace term-limited Plauqemines Parish President Billy Nungesser is finally taking shape as the primary election winds down, local politicos say. Jerry Hodnett …

TO AMEND OR NOT?

This graphic first appeared in Issue 1,000 of LaPolitics Weekly on Oct. 16, 2014. Wish you would have seen it then? Subscribe now! …

New Orleans Once Again Center of Landrieu Universe

New Orleans Once Again Center of Landrieu Universe

Even though it had been rumored for months, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu finally pulled the trigger earlier this month on a major campaign shakeup that moved control over to a few …

EWE Skipping TV

EWE Skipping TV

In his campaign to win the 6th Congressional District, former Gov. Edwin Edwards is losing the TV battle. He has yet to go on television with a paid commercial and told …

Questionable if GOP Backs McAllister in Runoff

Questionable if GOP Backs McAllister in Runoff

Delivering stump speeches that roast Republican party officials may have finally caught up with Congressman Vance McAllister, R-Swartz. The bad blood, however, dates back …

Scalise Running in Two Elections

Scalise Running in Two Elections

Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, is running in elections in Louisiana's 1st Congressional District and in the nation's House. He has to get past the Nov. 4 ballot in …

Eyeing St. Bernard, Washington House Seats

Eyeing St. Bernard, Washington House Seats 

Trial lawyers, unhappy with his push to lower the state's highest-in-the-nation jury threshold, are said to be actively recruiting candidates to run against Rep. Ray Garofalo, …

The Saints and Taxes

The Saints and Taxes

What do Russell Long, Hale Boggs and the New Orleans Saints have to do with the NFL's comfortable federal tax status? Based on a bit of research conducted by CNN recently, …

Vitter Hasn’t Forgotten About the Senate

Vitter Hasn’t Forgotten About the Senate

While he may be focused on running for governor in 2015, U.S. Sen. David Vitter of Metairie hasn't lost sight of his gig in D.C., which includes a possible chairmanship in the …

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Mayo, McAllister Lead in New Poll

A poll obtained by The Ouachita Citizen shows Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo, a Democrat, and incumbent Congressman Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, still leading the primary field in the …

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WEEKLY LAMPOON: The Administration’s Bad Medicine

This cartoon first appeared in Issue 1,000 of LaPolitics Weekly on Oct. 16, 2014. Wish you would have seen it then? Subscribe now! …

ALFORD: Louisiana Leads Nation in Packing Ballot

There are 14 proposed constitutional amendments on Louisiana’s November ballot, which means there are more “yes or no” questions than there are federal elections listed. If …

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