Is Real Change on the Way for Louisiana’s Democratic Party?

March 21, 2024

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are expected to easily win Louisiana Democratic and Republican presidential primaries on Saturday, March 23. Yet there are many livelier contests underway– some too close to call – for seats on the two state central committees and 39 parish executive committees. The March 23 election is what […]

Biden & Trump Running Neck in Neck Despite Their Negatives

February 22, 2024

Though President Joe Biden easily won the nation’s first 2024 democratic presidential primary in South Carolina recently, turnout by voters of color was less than robust which could manifest into tepid support on Election Day, November 5, 2024. Readers may recall that four years ago a strong turnout by Black voters in South Carolina catapulted […]

Justice Dept. Recommends Six-Month Sentence for Bannon; Serum Institute to Produce Vaccine for Ebola Outbreak; Louisiana Project Shows Carbon Capture Increases Water Use

October 17, 2022

The Justice Department is recommending a six-month prison sentence plus a $200,000 fine for former Donald Trump aide Stephen Bannon. The Serum Institute of India will manufacture 20,000 to 30,000 doses of an experimental vaccine for use in trials to help combat an Ebola outbreak in Uganda. A joint report shows a carbon capture project announced for Louisiana could more than double water usage at the Cleco energy plant that supplies power to the nearby communities. 

Biden: MAGA Republicans Threat to Democracy; Full Mar-a-Lago Search Inventory Released; Iran Seizes Two US Navy Maritime Drones

September 2, 2022

In a Thursday night speech, President Joe Biden said that the "extreme ideology" of former President Donald Trump and his supporters “threatens the very foundation of our republic,”. A full inventory of the search conducted at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate was released on Friday. Two US Navy drones were seized in international waters in the Red Sea on Thursday by the Iranian Navy.

FBI Raids Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Residence

August 9, 2022

The FBI has served a search warrant on Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence, including his private safe, Trump said on Monday. According to reporting from the New York Times, the search appeared to be focused on documents and materials the former President had brought with him from the White House. 

Trump Acquitted with Bill Cassidy One of Seven Republicans to Vote on Conviction

February 13, 2021

In breaking news, Donald Trump has been acquitted by the Senate of inciting an insurrection. In addition to Cassidy, all Senate Democrats and six other Republicans voted on conviction. The Republicans who voted included: Richard Burr, Bill Cassidy, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Mitt Romney, Ben Sasse, and Pat Toomey. Bill Cassidy has been in the news lately for bucking what many of […]

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