Scalise’s Political Force

**This article was originally published in Issue 949 of LaPolitics Weekly on Aug. 29, 2013. D.C. moves increasing clout for Jeff lawmaker With two fellow delegation members in the process of stepping down, Congressman Steve Scalise, R-Metairie, may be uniquely positioned to not only ramp up Louisiana’s influence on the Hill, but also become an inside […]

Morris: Running as an Outsider with Much Ground to Make Up

Whereas former Congressman Clyde Holloway, in his 13th run for public office, is well-known throughout the sprawling 5th District, Rep. Jay Morris faces a steep name recognition curve before he can vie for a runoff spot against his better-known GOP rivals. To overcome that, Morris aims to flood the Monroe and Alexandria markets with TV […]