Ralph Abraham

GOP
Don Ames
October 24, 2019 - 8:53 pm
Congressman Ralph Abraham tells the USA Today Network that he has not made a decision on whether he will seek to return to the House. ULM Poli Sci Professor Joshua Stockley, who has followed Abraham’s political career, says the Congressman has good reason to decline a potential fourth term, as his...
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WWL Newsroom
October 12, 2019 - 6:17 am
President Donald Trump came to Louisiana Friday night to unite a squabbling Republican Party against the Deep South's only Democratic governor, hoping to keep John Bel Edwards from notching a primary win in Saturday's election. But his rally in Lake Charles also touched on a lot of national issues...
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Scoot
October 10, 2019 - 1:20 pm
During the debate of the three gubernatorial candidates last night in Shreveport, Republican candidate Ralph Abraham confirmed something I have talked about on my radio talk show on WWL. At one point in the debate with Governor John Bel Edwards, Republican Eddie Rispone and Republican Ralph Abraham...
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Associated Press
October 09, 2019 - 8:48 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' two major Republican opponents took swipes at him and each other in their final debate before Saturday's elections. The Democratic governor defended his record and hammered GOP businessman Eddie Rispone as one of former Gov. Bobby Jindal's...
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WWL Newsroom
October 08, 2019 - 4:21 pm
An Emerson College poll on the Louisiana governor's race puts incumbent Democrat John Bel Edwards at 48 percent, Republican businessman Eddie Rispone at 25 percent, and Republican Congressman Ralph Abraham at 19 percent. Polling Director Spencer Kimball says Edwards is a popular figure in the state...
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SIPA USA
Don Ames
October 06, 2019 - 1:49 pm
President Donald Trump announced in a tweet Sunday that he'll visit Louisiana this week to rally Republicans ahead of the governor's election on Oct. 12. Trump said he'll be in Louisiana on Friday night for "a big Republican Rally," the night before voters cast ballots on Saturday for incumbent...
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WWL Newsroom
October 06, 2019 - 7:32 am
Vice President Mike Pence called on Louisiana’s Republican voters to put a GOP candidate in the governor’s office, trying Saturday to unite a fractured party with two competing contenders against Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards. At a rally in Kenner's Ponchartrain Center, Pence said flipping the...
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USA TODAY
Don Ames
October 05, 2019 - 1:36 pm
Vice President Mike Pence is calling on Louisiana's Republican voters to unite in opposition to Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards, even as they squabble over which GOP candidate to back in the race. Pence headlined a rally at Kenner's Ponchartrain Center Saturday aimed at getting a fractured...
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WWL Newsroom
October 05, 2019 - 7:29 am
Early voting for Louisiana's Oct. 12 election is wrapping up. Voters have through Saturday evening to cast their ballots early, or they'll have to wait until Election Day. Voting hours today are 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. Top of the ballot is the governor's race, with Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards...
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SIPA USA
Don Ames
October 03, 2019 - 9:37 pm
Vice President Mike Pence will be in New Orleans Saturday to rally Republicans for the governor’s race. It’s the first state visit of the campaign from a Republican figure of the Vice President’s stature. So why has it taken so long for the party to throw it’s weight around in the tight contest?...
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