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Mitch Landrieu

On Losing in New Orleans

Melissa Harris-Lacewell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melissa Harris-Lacewell

We ran a campaign for change. Change comes through the efforts of citizens who sacrifice for our country, our communities, and our causes. Sometimes we will enjoy great victories and other times painful losses, but the work still calls out to us.

A New Day For New Orleans?

Jordan Flaherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jordan Flaherty

For the first time in more than 30 years, New Orleans will have a white mayor and a 5-2 majority-white city council.

Landrieu Continues New Orleans Family's Mayoral Dynasty

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dalton-Beninato

National headlines already reflect that Landrieu is the city's first white mayor since his father's tenure ended in 1979.

New Orleans Mayoral Race: Super Sunday Overshadows Significant Saturday

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Politics may not be the main topic of conversation in this football-addled town right now, but there is a mayoral election on Saturday, the day before...