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 […]

Republicans Overturn Clean Water Regulations; AstraZeneca’s COVID Vaccine a Health Concern in Britain; Border Wait Times Longer for Migrants

April 3, 2023

Congressional Republicans Roll Back New Clean Water Regulations Though President Joe Biden has pledged to veto the legislation, Republicans garnered enough votes to overturn new clean water regulations that were opposed by agricultural and business leaders. This was the second defeat of environmental policy regulations put in place by Biden.  In what is becoming a […]

Will Mitch Landrieu Steer Infrastructure Funding to New Orleans?

November 17, 2021

Former Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s recent appointment as President Biden’s infrastructure czar is a big win for New Orleans, Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Landrieu will advise the National Economic Council on how to spend the $1.2 trillion proceeds from the bipartisan infrastructure legislation. Biden chose the likeable Landrieu because of his diverse experiences as […]

Voting Rights Champion Stacey Abrams Endorses Karen Carter Peterson for Louisiana’s U.S. House Seat

January 15, 2021

Former Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia and voting rights champion Stacey Abrams tweeted her endorsement of Louisiana State Senator and former Louisiana Democratic Party Chair Karen Carter Peterson for Louisiana’s second U.S. congressional district seat. “I am proud to endorse my friend Karen Carter Peterson in her bid to represent Louisiana’s 2nd congressional district,” […]

Key Issues for a Highly Coveted Demographic this Election: The Latino Community

October 12, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden recently made a comment about Latinos, in which he stated Latino voters are “an incredibly diverse community with incredibly different attitudes about different things.” Out of the many countries that constitute Latin America, 8 nationalities have the highest populations inside the U.S.: Mexican, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Cuban, Dominican, Guatemalan, Colombian […]

New Orleans Democrats Need to Vote Early and In-Person

October 1, 2020

With the 2020 Presidential election weeks away, voters in New Orleans might be tempted to think that their individual vote will not impact the results of the election.  After all, New Orleans is a big blue Democratic city located in a red state that has not gone blue since the 1992 Presidential election. The truth, […]

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