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Louisiana Senate Race

Mary Landrieu Abandoned

Center for Public Integrity | Dave Levinthal | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics

This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washingto...

Matt Sledge

Wildcard Louisiana Candidate Could Threaten GOP Senate | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Rob Maness finished his stump speech just as members of the downtown Kiwanis Club were picking over the last of their red beans an...

Passing the Midterm (Election, That Is)

Aryanna Prasad | Posted 01.03.2015 | College
Aryanna Prasad

As a Political Communications major and a political junkie, I've adjusted my expectations for debates. Debates do not help you decide who to vote for -- they reaffirm your belief in the candidate you've already chosen.

Will Working Moms Show Up on Election Day?

Candice Burns | Posted 01.01.2015 | Politics
Candice Burns

Moms, your vote counts because you vote with your children and family at heart. Showing up at the polls or staying home can make the difference between electing a candidate who shares your priorities and sending one to Washington who doesn't.

Republicans Offended Because Senator Says Race Hurts Obama In South

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS -- Republicans trying to win a competitive Senate seat in Louisiana are professing outrage after Sen. Mary Landrieu, the Democratic incumb...

Sarah Palin Predicts 'Shocker' In Heated Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) thinks the results of the Louisiana Senate race will be quite the "shocker." She's not worried about the incumbe...

Matt Sledge

GOP Senate Candidate Says Poor People Can Just Retire Early If Social Security Age Rises | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Bill Cassidy, the Republican challenger to Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), suggested during a debate Wednesday that residents of a des...

Mary Landrieu vs. Bill Cassidy Nonpartisan Candidate Guide for Louisiana Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

So here are the issue-by-issue stands for Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy, with additional links at the bottom for each candidate if you'd like to dig deeper.

Mary Landrieu Shakes Up Campaign Staff In Final Weeks Of Tight Election

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is bringing in a new campaign manager as she heads into the final stretch of a tight campaign crucial to determining which ...

Mary Landrieu Says Keg Stand Haters 'Need To Get A Life'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) has a message for anyone that has a problem with her weekend keg stand assist: "Get a life." Landrieu helped a Louisian...

Landrieu Helps A Man Do A Keg Stand At LSU Tailgate

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) played a vital role in an Louisiana State University fan's keg stand on Saturday. Yes, you read that right -- Landrieu, ...

Louisiana Senate Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next Louisiana Senator? Republican David Vitter faces off against Democrat Charlie Melancon on Nov. 2. Think you can predict the winn...

Mike Spears Challenges David Vitter To 'Epic' Steel Cage Match

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While Sen. David Vitter's Democratic opponents are seeking to take him down by bringing his past issues with prostitutes and sexual infidelity to ligh...

Jason Linkins

Louisiana Dems Release Vitter Prostitution Video | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, I was surprised (and chagrinned) to learn that despite the widespread, inside-the-beltway knowledge of Senator David Vitter's (R-La.) prost...

Jason Linkins

Chet Traylor, David Vitter Challenger, Challenged On Affairs | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When we last left the Louisiana Senate race, incumbent Senator David Vitter (R-Louis.) was waging a two-front battle for survival. On one side was De...

David Vitter Faces Serious Challenges From Republican Chet Traylor, Independent Ernest Wooton

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Sixteen people have signed up to run for the seat held by Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter, including a former Louisiana Sup...

Jason Linkins

Charlie Melancon Hits David Vitter Again Over Brent Furer Furor (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rep. Charlie Melancon's (D-La.) campaign closed out the month of June taking a hard shot at his opponent in the Louisiana Senate race, incumbent Sen. ...

Jason Linkins

Melancon Campaign Slams Vitter Over Violent Aide (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the effort to elect Representative Charlie Melancon (D-Louis.) to the Senate, a significant amount of time has been dedicated to attacking incumben...

Russel Honore Dismisses Talk Of Senate Run Against Vitter

CNN | Matt Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The general who led military relief efforts in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina is denying a report that he may challenge Louisiana Sen. David Vitt...

Stormy Daniels Admits Senate Run Sounds "Ludicrous" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Adult film star Stormy Daniels talked with Fox News on Monday about her possible run for Senate against current Louisiana Sen. David Vitter. Daniels a...

Stormy Daniels Forms Exploratory Committee For Senate Run

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Stormy Daniels, adult film star and aspiring politician, announced on Thursday her formation of an Senate exploratory committee -- the first official ...

Sam Stein

GOP Embraces Senate Candidate After Lashing Him In '04 | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Four years before the GOP embraced John Kennedy as the Republican best suited to challenge Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu for her seat, they were blasti...