Eddie Rispone

Republican candidate Eddie Rispone talks about his campaign
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Thomas Perumean
December 15, 2019 - 12:13 pm
Speaking to the Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate , Eddie Rispone, the firebrand Republican candidate and ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, spoke recently in a four-and-a-half hour interview at his office in Baton Rouge. Rispone said he was disappointed in his loss to Incumbent John Bel...
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Scoot
November 18, 2019 - 12:05 pm
The election is over, and perhaps the most important result is all those damn political commercials are gone! We, the citizens, endured months of relentless political ads that tested the limits of human tolerance for ugly deception. But the important thing is this - we survived - even if we are a...
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Chris Miller
November 16, 2019 - 11:44 pm
John Bel Edward's reelection shows Louisiana voters can put party aside if the right candidate is in the race. "Ultimately, what ended up happening is folks realized he is a conservative Democrat," said Newell Normand, WWL host and former sheriff of Jefferson Parish. "He's a little different...
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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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