| Feb 15, 2009
New Orleans -- Congress passes a $787 billion stimulus package. Although not all of the state's congressional delegation likes the idea.
The package is expected to bring around $4 billion to the state to help fund educational programs, law...
| Mar 11, 2009
Louisiana's U.S. senators added hundreds of
millions of dollars in pet projects to the $410 billion spending
bill awaiting President Barack Obama's signature.
A nonpartisan watchdog group says that ranks them near the top
of the list of...
| Jan 22, 2009
NEW YORK (WPIX) -- According to the NY Post, Caroline Kennedy has withdrawn her name from consideration to replace outgoing New York junior Sen. Hillary Clinton. She informed Governor David Paterson she's withdrawing due to "personal reasons," the tabloid...
| Mar 19, 2010
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,"...
| Oct 1, 2009
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.
| Oct 5, 2009
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...
| Oct 16, 2009
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.
| Aug 28, 2010
Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter and his chief Democratic challenger, Rep. Charlie Melancon, easily won their party's primaries Saturday, setting up what will likely be a nasty battle for Vitter's job in the Nov. 2 general election.
In a victory...
| Apr 15, 2010
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...