Bernie Pinsonat

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Jim Hanzo
December 02, 2019 - 2:50 pm
The red wave in this year’s Legislative elections guarantees Republicans will hold the Speakership and Senate Presidency, so who’s set to replace the outgoing Speaker Barras and President Alario? Political Analyst Bernie Pinsonat says the race for Speaker is a toss-up, with names like Lance Harris...
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Don Ames
November 07, 2019 - 8:17 pm
The White House is sending mixed messages about Louisiana's economy while President Donald Trump tries to unseat Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards. Trump trashed Edwards' economic performance Wednesday at a Monroe rally, as he works to replace the Deep South's only Democratic governor with...
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Don Ames
November 07, 2019 - 8:11 pm
Republican businessman Eddie Rispone is raking in more campaign cash after becoming the lone GOP contender in the Louisiana governor's race against Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards. Campaign finance reports are out for the late September to late October fundraising period and Eddie Rispone has...
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Jim Hanzo
November 05, 2019 - 4:20 pm
President Trump visits Monroe tomorrow in support of GOP gubernatorial challenger Eddie Rispone. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says Trump’s popularity is high in Louisiana and could be a big motivating factor to get the Republican voters to the polls, especially those that supported Congressman...
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Don Ames
September 29, 2019 - 6:50 am
We're now two weeks from Louisiana's October 12th primary and recent independent polls show the biggest question remaining is whether Governor Edwards can avoid a run-off with top polling Republican Eddie Rispone. Ralph Abraham used to be the Republican favorite, but that's changed. Political...
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Don Ames
August 22, 2019 - 4:54 pm
The state's most powerful business lobby, The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, is endorsing both Republican contenders in the Governor's race. It's a change of pace for the political powerhouse that did not endorse any candidate in last year's primary. Political Analyst Bernie...
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Don Ames
August 18, 2019 - 12:16 pm
A new poll shows near-unanimous support for coastal restoration efforts, strong majority support for sediment diversion projects, and majority support for taxes dedicated to funding the projects. The poll shows 98 percent of Louisianans want the government to tackle coastal erosion and maintain as...
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Don Ames
June 27, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Governor John Bel Edwards hosted a dinner this week at the mansion for members of the LSU Football freshmen class. He's also reported to have shot a P-S-A with Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says these activities could be used as fodder for his Republican...
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March 30, 2019 - 1:18 pm
(WWL.com) - Congressman and Republican Gubernatorial candidate Ralph Abraham raised a million dollars in the first hundred days of his campaign to unseat Governor Edwards. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says it’s a crucial fundraising marker to cross, but it still puts the candidate in 3rd place...
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March 18, 2019 - 9:45 am
(WWL.com) The Republican Governors Association is throwing a fundraiser in New Orleans today, trying to build up steam to take out the only Democratic governor in an SEC state. But political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says the big money raised today will likely not end up in one of the Republican...
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