Eddie Rispone

Associated Press
November 16, 2019 - 4:09 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In a race that has become a nail-biter, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards battled Saturday to defy the partisan odds in the ruby red South and win reelection to a seat that President Donald Trump desperately wants returned to Republicans. Trump has made the runoff election...
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Associated Press
November 16, 2019 - 11:20 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In a race that has become a nail-biter, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards battled Saturday to defy the partisan odds in the ruby red South and win reelection to a seat that President Donald Trump desperately wants returned to Republicans. Trump has made the runoff election...
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WWL Newsroom
November 16, 2019 - 7:19 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters will settle the nation’s last 2019 gubernatorial contest Saturday, deciding whether to give the Deep South’s only Democratic governor a second term or replace him with a Republican businessman favored by President Donald Trump. Democratic incumbent John Bel...
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WWL Newsroom
November 16, 2019 - 7:15 am
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is battling to defy the partisan odds in the ruby red South and win reelection to a seat that President Donald Trump wants returned to Republicans. Saturday's election has become a nail-biter, with no clear favorite for victory. Trump has made the runoff election...
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Jim Hanzo
November 15, 2019 - 2:53 pm
The time for fundraising and voter persuasion in the gubernatorial race is now over and both campaigns are pushing hard to drive voters out to the polls Saturday. Republicans have leaned on Presidential rallies and the GOP Congressional delegation to drive interest. Senator John Kennedy is calling...
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Jim Hanzo
November 15, 2019 - 1:25 pm
A second poll released this week shows Saturday’s election for governor is a virtual tie. The JMC Analytics survey of 600 Louisiana voters finds Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards and Republican challenger Eddie Rispone each getting 45% of the vote. Pollster John Couvillon says it all comes down...
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Chris Miller
November 15, 2019 - 9:12 am
It's the final day of campaigning before the polls open and Louisiana voters settle the matter of who will be governor for the next four years. With polls showing very little separation between the candidates, political analyst Clancy DuBos says incumbent Democrat John Bel Edwards and Republican...
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Associated Press
November 15, 2019 - 6:10 am
(AP) — President Donald Trump says the impeachment probe has been “very hard” on his family. He made the comment while in Louisiana for a rally on Thursday as he tried to energize voters to get out and cast a ballot for Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone. Rispone is trying to defeat...
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Associated Press
November 14, 2019 - 10:06 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Leaving a Washington embroiled in an impeachment drama, President Donald Trump returns to the Louisiana governor’s race Thursday, testing his ability to sway an election by trying to oust a Democratic incumbent. Though Louisiana is a deep red state that Trump won by 20...
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Associated Press
November 13, 2019 - 8:27 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In conservative Louisiana, where voters bucked expectations and elected a Democratic governor four years ago, this year’s gubernatorial race is testing if they’re willing to do it again — or if President Donald Trump can flip the seat. On paper, the governor’s mansion should...
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