Louisiana Democrat, Gov. John Bel Edwards, Keeps Seat Despite Trump’s Opposition
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, held onto his seat Saturday after a tough challenge from his Republican opponent, Eddie Rispone, a wealthy businessman… READ MORE
Judge orders anti-Edwards ad down in Louisiana governor race
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – A New Orleans judge has ordered Republican groups to remove their TV attack ad against Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards… READ MORE
Louisiana election heads to runoff with Democrat Edwards to face GOP’s Rispone
Louisiana’s Democratic governor, John Bel Edwards, will have to face a runoff election in November as he failed to garner at least 50 percent of… READ MORE
Trump to hold Louisiana rally for GOP candidates in governor’s race
President Trump will hold a rally for two competing Republican candidates for Louisiana governor Friday in Lake Charles.
Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) is running… READ MORE
LA Gov signs ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban into law
Louisiana’s Democratic governor has signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, a move that has provoked anger from members of… READ MORE
‘Heartbeat’ abortion bans advance in South, Midwest: ‘For pro-life folks, these are huge victories’
If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there.
Or, potentially,… READ MORE
New state laws for the new year: California limits gun rights, minimum wages increase
Several new state laws are set to take effect on New Year’s Day, including unprecedented minimum wage hikes, equal pay requirements and new abortion statutes… READ MORE
Kennedy says he won’t run for Louisiana governor next year
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said on Monday that he will not challenge Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) in the 2019 governor’s race.
“I love… READ MORE
Louisiana mayor prohibits Nike purchases for recreational programs: reports
A Louisiana mayor reportedly banned his city’s recreation programs from purchasing Nike product in the wake of an ad campaign featuring former San Francisco 49ers… READ MORE
Chelsea Manning files for US Senate run in Maryland
Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who spent several years in prison for leaking classified information, has filed to run as a Democratic candidate… READ MORE