On Saturday, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D) lost her re-election bid to Republican Bill Cassidy in the run off in Louisiana. Cassidy won with an impressive 55.9 percent of the vote while Landrieu got 44.1 percent. Landrieu had held the seat since 1997. She previously survived several tough elections, but she couldn’t survive the true nationalization [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday December 2, 2014 7:30 am|
With less than a week until the Senate runoff election in Louisiana, things are looking pretty bad for incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu. The early vote turnout appears to clearly favor Republican Bill Cassidy. From the New Orleans Times-Picayune: The number of people who cast their ballots early in Louisiana dropped off from the Nov. 4 primary election to [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 19, 2014 3:40 pm|
The lone outstanding election of 2014 is the Louisiana Senate race because of the state’s unique rules. The election which took place two weeks ago was technically an open primary and since no one got 50 percent of the vote, the general election takes place on December 6th.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday March 27, 2014 1:00 pm|
I hope some Democrats ask Cassidy to co-sponsor a bill to repeal Obamacare and replace it with something much like Medicare.
|By: emptywheel Thursday June 3, 2010 1:00 pm|
You and I pay NOAA Director Jane Lubchenco to protect our seas and oceans. And instead, she seems increasingly complicit in BP’s efforts to cover-up the extent of their disaster.