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Louisiana's first black Republican state senator since Reconstruction is accusing Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu of using the black community for votes and providing nothing in return.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration announced Tuesday that it was delaying heavily criticized changes to the state health insurance program by two months, but not backing off the rewrite to benefits.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is defending her record on gun rights, seeking to rebut sharp criticism from the National Rifle Association in a state where the right to bear arms is given special constitutional protection.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has renegotiated contracts for six LSU hospital privatization deals, hoping to reach a compromise with federal health officials that will keep Medicaid dollars flowing to the privatized patient services.
LSU has settled the major financial disagreements it had with the manager of the university-owned Shreveport and Monroe hospitals.
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu visited a Citgo refinery in southwestern Louisiana on Thursday to highlight her success in stalling a bill to impose sanctions against human-rights abusers in Venezuela's government.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's top budget adviser said Thursday that the state employee health insurance program will be nearly broke by the end of the budget year without the heavily criticized changes planned by the Jindal administration.
Dustin Brewster's door-knocking journey across a Baton Rouge neighborhood zigged — then zagged.
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's leading opponent said Wednesday it was inappropriate for the Democratic senator to help a Louisiana State University fan drink upside-down from a beer keg before a recent game.
Photos of a vulnerable Democratic senator helping a constituent drink upside-down from a beer keg would be a faux pas six weeks before Election Day in many places.