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David Vitter

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  • Dardenne Out, Melancon vs. Vitter for Senate

    Secretary of State Jay Dardenne won't challenge U.S. Sen. David Vitter in this fall's election. Dardenne's announcement Tuesday that he won't enter the Republican primary against Vitter ends months of speculation about Dardenne's intentions and what harm...
  • La. Delegation Gets Mediocre Environmental Score

    Louisiana's congressional delegation got a lukewarm vote of confidence for 2009 by the League of Conservation Voters, an environmental group that's issued scorecards on Congress for 30 years. In the scorecard, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., got high...
  • Porn Star To Announce If She Will Challenge Vitter For Senate Seat

    Porn Star To Announce If She Will Challenge Vitter For Senate Seat
    A porn star who has been flirting with the idea of running against Sen. David Vitter in this year's Republican primary is expected to soon make her decision known. Stormy Daniels recently declared herself a Republican but her politial publicity has...
  • Congressman Cao Against Health Revamp

    Congressman Cao Against Health Revamp
    Congressman Anh "Joseph" Cao, the only Republican to vote for a Democrat-backed health care overhaul late last year, doesn't expect to do so again when the Senate version comes up for a vote this weekend. "At this point, I'm pretty much a definite no,"...
  • Complaint just bad publicity for Vitter?

    Complaint just bad publicity for Vitter?
    An expert on legal and judicial ethics in Louisiana doubts the state office overseeing lawyer conduct will find cause to discipline U.S. Sen. David Vitter on allegations he broke the law years ago with his connection to Washington prostitutes. "As a...
  • Sen. Vitter Accused Of Accepting Illegally Funneled Campaign Money

    Sen. Vitter Accused Of Accepting Illegally Funneled Campaign Money
    Louisiana Democrats have accused GOP Sen. David Vitter of accepting campaign money illegally funneled to him by a former Mississippi congressman through a political action committee of that state's governor. The Democrats said they will bring their...
  • Vitter Holds Fund-raising Lead

    Vitter Holds Fund-raising Lead
    Republican Sen. David Vitter raised more than $1.2 million for his 2010 re-election campaign from July through September, giving him a strong financial lead over his Democratic rival, Rep. Charlie Melancon, who raised just over $751,000. The figures...
  • Census Citizenship Question: Landrieu Pressed To Back Vitter's Proposal

    Census Citizenship Question: Landrieu Pressed To Back Vitter's Proposal
    Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is under pressure from most of Louisiana's congressional delegation to support Republican Sen. David Vitter's legislation requiring that next year's census forms ask about the status of a person's citizenship. Supporters...
  • Former Governor Dave Treen Dead At 81

    Former Governor Dave Treen Dead At 81
    Former Louisiana Gov. Dave Treen has died at age 81. Treen's son, David C. Treen Jr., said Treen died early Thursday of complications from a respiratory illness at East Jefferson General Hospital. Governor Bobby Jindal announced Thursday afternoon...
  • U.S. Senate Blocks Vitter's Amendment for Citizenship Question on Census

    U.S. Senate Blocks Vitter's Amendment for Citizenship Question on Census
    Senate Democrats Thursday blocked a GOP attempt to require next year's census forms to ask people whether they are U.S. citizens. The proposal by Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter was aimed at excluding non-citizens from the population totals that...