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  • Krystal Ball photos are wrong, but not sexist

    Krystal Ball photos are wrong, but not sexist
    There are plenty of nice online photos of Virginia congressional candidate Krystal Ball — portraits of a serious young woman in a dark suit, sweet shots of a young mother with her baby girl. But the ones that put her on the map last week are the...
  • Vitter Campaign Ends Fall Election With Debts

    Vitter Campaign Ends Fall Election With Debts
    U.S. Sen. David Vitter raised more cash than any previous Senate candidate in Louisiana, but he still finished his campaign in debt. The Times-Picayune reports that Vitter's latest federal campaign finance report shows a series of last-minute TV ads left...
  • Vitter Touts Committee Assignments

    Vitter Touts Committee Assignments
    Sen. David Vitter's office says his committee assignments in the 112th Congress will make him the second-highest ranking Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Vitter will also continue service on the Small Business Committee,...
  • Candidates Agree: Vote Early

    Candidates Agree: Vote Early
    They'll wait until Nov. 2 if they have to but candidates on the November ballot are making it clear: They want your vote now. The early voting period that is getting underway Tuesday continues through next Tuesday. There is at least one early voting...
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • Some Didn't Like Vitter, But Voted For Him

    Some Didn't Like Vitter, But Voted For Him
    Some of the Louisiana voters who gave Republican David Vitter a second U.S. Senate term were less than enthusiastic about their pick. Vitter took about three-fifths of the vote over Democrat Rep. Charlie Melancon, but preliminary exit poll results showed...
  • News with a View: Dangerous Politics

    News with a View: Dangerous Politics
    I guess trimming $2.1 trillion from the federal deficit over the next decade wasn't enough for senator David Vitter or the Tea Party.  The republican from Metairie wasn't impressed with the latest and greatest budget compromise and voted against the...
  • Shakespeare, New Orleans and Floods That Lead To Fortune

    Shakespeare, New Orleans and Floods That Lead To Fortune
    In Julius Caesar, Shakespeare wrote "There is a tide in the affairs of men that when taken at the flood leads on to fortune." Shaespeare must not have met very many New Orleans resident in his day who may argue about the fortunes brought on by floods...
  • Local Leaders Demand Better Storm Protection After Lee

    Local Leaders Demand Better Storm Protection After Lee
    People across Southeast Louisiana are still trying to dry out from this weekend’s rain. Local leaders from Jefferson Parish and Lafitte are planning a trip to Washington D.C. to voice their frustrations. They want better protection from future...
  • Remembrances Pour In Of Archbishop Hannan

    Remembrances Pour In Of Archbishop Hannan
    Remembrances of Archbishop Phillip Hannan flowed on Thursday morning as news of his death at the age of 98 spread through New Orleans. WGNO Facebook friends recalled memories of Hannan celebrating their confirmations and officiating at graduations....
  • This is a Good Reason Why We Shouldn't Drug-Test People on Welfare

    This is a Good Reason Why We Shouldn't Drug-Test People on Welfare
    The Republicans have recently been on a production marathon of awful ideas, from making college students pay interest on federal loans while in school to reducing Medicare to a coupon for private insurance to trying to get anybody but Mitt Romney to run...
  • LA Congressmen Push For More Drilling Permits

    LA Congressmen Push For More Drilling Permits
    Concerned with jobs, the economy, and oil Louisiana congressmen hope to speed up the drilling permitting process. Rep. Jeff Landry and Sen. David Vitter say it's been at a crawl ever since the Deepwater Horizon disaster. WGNO’s Vanessa Bolano has...