Articles Tagged 'Jeff Landry'
Republicans Eye Bill Cassidyâ€™s Seat #LA06
Rep. Bill Cassidyâ€™s, R-La., decision this month to challenge Democratic Sen. Mary L. Landrieu opened a highly desirable district for ambitious Republicans, including a former… READ MORE
Boustany Jr. tops Landry in La. runoff
By Kyle Balluck, The Hill
Rep. Charles Boustany Jr. (La.) defeated fellow Republican Rep. Jeff Landry late Saturday in a runoff, according to the Associated… READ MORE
Litmus test for GOP, tea party? Polls open in La. race pitting Boustany vs. Landry
The polls are open in Louisianaâ€™s 3rd Congressional District runoff, pitting two Republicans â€” veteran Rep. Charles Boustany against freshman incumbent Rep. Jeff Landry â€”… READ MORE
House conservatives call for stripping aid to Libya, Egypt from spending bill
By Russell Berman – The hill
A group of House conservatives is calling for foreign aid to Libya and Egypt to be stripped from a six-month federal funding bill set for a vote on Thursday.
A handful of lawmakers voiced outrage Wednesday at the Obama administrationâ€™s response to the attacks on the U.S. embassies in those countries, and suggested the… READ MORE
Newspaper: DOJ lawyer tried to stifle reporter
NEW ORLEANS â€” Two Louisiana congressmen are calling on the Justice Department to respond to a complaint that one of its attorneys tried to bar a newspaper reporter from quoting or recording the lawyer’s comments at a public hearing in New Iberia.
The Daily Iberian contends Justice Department attorney Rachel Hranitzky became “belligerent and threatening” after the reporter,… READ MORE
Republican Freshmen Stick Together
By Jonathan Strong, Roll Call
If blood is indeed thicker than water, freshman GOP lawmakers are demonstrating they are one tight family.
Freshman House Republicans are lining up behind two fellow members of their class who are fighting more senior Republicans because of redistricting, appearing at fundraisers and vouching to provide support in other ways as well.
The two beneficiaries… READ MORE
Boustany Has More Than $1 Million for Member-Vs.-Member Challenge
ByÂ Joshua Miller, Roll Call
Louisiana Rep.Â Charles Boustany (R) raised $474,000 and had more than $1 million in cash on hand at the end of June to prepare for a likely Member-vs.-Member battle against a freshman Republican, Roll Call has learned.
â€œI want to express my deepest appreciation to the people of Louisiana for their continued support and confidence… READ MORE
LA-03 Update: Itâ€™s Landry (R) vs. Sangisetty (D)
In Saturdayâ€™s Republican primary runoff for the Third Congressional District, attorney and businessman Jeff Landry defeated Hunt Downer. Landry had fallen 160 votes short of securing a primary victory, netting 49.6% of the vote four weeks ago. (The Third District represents the southeastern boot tip of Louisiana, outside of the Greater New Orleans area. The incumbent, Charlie Melancon (D),… READ MORE