Veterans Groups Say U.S. Veterans Victims of GOP, Dems “Political Games”

August 1, 2022

Last Wednesday, 80 percent of Senate Republicans - including Louisiana Senators Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy - banded together to delay the passage of the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act (PACT Act). The legislation would provide healthcare for as many as 3.5 million veterans suffering from a variety of illnesses, including terminal cancers, after being exposed to toxic burn pits, radiation, and Agent Orange herbicide while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Louisiana Democrats Announce Merger With Republican Party

September 14, 2020

Newly-elected Democrat chair Katie Bernhardt announced that her first action as the state chair will be to negotiate the merger of the state’s Democratic and Republican parties. In a DSCC video conference, Mrs. Bernhardt stressed the importance of expanding the party’s base and appeal to people who hadn’t voted Democratic since the Civil Rights Act. […]

An Immigrant’s Tale In Trump Land

September 8, 2020

  I was 24 when I came to this country. I came following love; the love that today has given me a perfect little boy that I get to call my son. I came hoping to belong in a new family, a new community, and make new friends. It was 2015, and while I sat […]

Senate Report: Trump Team Actions Interfered in Obama’s Diplomatic Effort

August 18, 2020

A report released today by the Republican-led intelligence committee concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a Russian hack of the Democratic Party during the 2016 presidential election in an effort to help Donald Trump become the president. In the more than 1,000 page report, the committee finds that Putin intended to “harm the Clinton […]

Republicans Rallying Behind Governor Edwards Despite Trump’s Support of Rispone; Ralph Abraham’s Family Member Donates to Governor John Bel Edwards

November 15, 2019

It’s no secret that Governor John Bel Edwards has enjoyed substantial crossover support from notable conservatives such as Newell Normand, former sheriff of Jefferson Parish, and former Republican primary rivals, Jay Dardenne and Scott Angelle. That’s right. Despite the senior  Republican Senator David Vitter running for Governor initially against Governor John Bel Edwards, both Republican […]

The Way Out Is Through

October 16, 2019

I hope it was a wake-up call. Republicans now have super majorities, despite runoffs, in both the House and the Senate and they will use this to dictate what happens for the next four yearsincluding the intensely import 2020 census redistricting. Once again, Republicans are free to gerrymander us even further for the next decade. […]

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