Politics

Chris Miller
November 06, 2018 - 6:44 pm
Rep. Steve Scalise says he expects the Republican party to maintain its House majority. "There are going to be a lot of really close races, but I think because the economy is doing so well, because we have been able to at least fight competitively, we are going to be able to hold the House,"...
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November 06, 2018 - 10:20 am
(WWL.com) National pollsters predict a tight race for Congress today, giving Democrats a slight edge to retake the lower chamber, but next to no chance to gain control of the Senate. Democrats are cautious, but confident of their chances in the House, and New Orleans Democratic Congressman Cedric...
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Newell Normand
November 06, 2018 - 10:00 am
Election day is finally here. Polls are open across the country. Americans are exercising the most fundamental right there is – the right to vote. If you have not voted, it is time to get to the polls and vote. 100+ million votes cast in a defining moment election. Why defining? A majority of...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
November 02, 2018 - 5:43 am
“If you don’t know where you’re going, how will you know when you get there?” - My dad I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what my dad used to tell me and how it applies to our country today. Where are we going and how will we know when we get there? A recent Tulane University study came to the...
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Scoot
October 30, 2018 - 11:38 am
Hate is in our faces. The hate that motivated the mail bomb suspect to send pipe bombs with explosive material inside to former Presidents Bill Clinton and Barak Obama, along with a list of a dozen Trump critics, combined with the attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA over the weekend have made...
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Scoot
October 19, 2018 - 12:27 pm
As a patriotic American, I must disregard the potential for criticism and state the obvious. Last night at a Make America Great Again rally in Montana, President Trump used a Republican candidate’s physical attack on a journalist to fire up his base and, in so doing, seemed to justify physical...
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Scoot
October 17, 2018 - 12:25 pm
An obvious step toward making America great again is a president in the White House who has the courage to publicly call a porn star “horseface.” This country has had presidents who would not make the extra effort to make fun of the face of a porn star they allegedly had sex with while married to...
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October 16, 2018 - 3:16 pm
(WWL.com) House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says the mid-term election will be a tight one, with record spending and surging voter enthusiasm likely to push the control of Congress to a last second finish. Scalise has been touring the country helping his GOP colleagues in tough re-election...
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Newell Normand
October 12, 2018 - 9:24 am
During the 2016 presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton stated that we are stronger together, which includes bipartisan approaches to our most difficult challenges. Contrary to that mantra, Clinton lumped “half of Trump supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables. They’re racist, sexist,...
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