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GOP Letter To JBE On Session Call

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UNLIKELY SPEAKER: Barras Over Bel

  What follows is a special report that was emailed to paying subscribers on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. It served as a supplement to our regular issue of LaPolitics …

Edwards Press Secretary To Fly Solo

Mary-Patricia Wray, fresh off a victory lap in the governor's race, tells LaPolitics she will soon be returning to her lobbying and consulting firm, Top Drawer Strategies …

Tangled Web In 3rd District

Tangled Web Forming In 3rd Congressional District 

With Congressman Charles Boustany, a Lafayette Republican,  apparently abandoning the 3rd District to run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, a long and complicated line of potential …

A Recap Of The Super PAC Impact 

It was the super PAC that received the least amount of attention this cycle that spent the most on Election Day in November in the governor’s race. According to campaign …

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BRIDGES-ALFORD TO RELEASE ELECTION BOOK IN 2016

What started out as two books — one that Jeremy Alford began reporting on at Washington Mardi Gras earlier this year and another that Tyler Bridges undertook following …

Bush Names Louisiana Team

Bush Names Louisiana Team

Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign has named several Republicans to his Louisiana leadership team as it prepares to compete for delegates on March 5. Pat Brister, St. Tammany …

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My Tip Sheet From The Runoff Elections

Compiled from poll watchers, consultants and campaign sources: —Rain threw off GOTV (Get Out The Vote) operations a bit for both sides, but problems with people being in …

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ALFORD: Special Session Distractions Will Be Plentiful

The politics surrounding Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana House of Representatives have grown so thick that it might be difficult for some to see through it and into …

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