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Politics Dec 11Republican John Kennedy wins Louisiana Senate race in runoff
Kennedy had always been the runoff election's front-runner in a state that overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump.
Politics Nov 22Democrat Edwards wins Louisiana governor’s race
Democrats in Louisiana rejoiced as they reclaimed the governor's mansion for the first time in eight years, while the state's GOP leader insisted "our Republican brand is strong" even amid the defeat of a one-time political powerhouse, Republican U.S. Sen.
Politics Nov 18Bobby Jindal ends bid for GOP nomination in 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal dropped out of the 2016 race for president Tuesday, ending a campaign that failed to gain much support among Republicans sifting through a long list of contenders for the GOP nomination.
Politics Nov 09David Vitter acknowledges prostitution scandal in new TV ad gubernatorial bid
BATON ROUGE, La. -- After months of attacks about his prostitution scandal, Republican candidate for governor David Vitter is addressing the issue in a new television ad -- though without using the word prostitution.
Education Aug 27Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues Obama over Common Core
Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.