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Wendy Vitter refused to tell senators if she still agrees with a speech she gave at a 2013 anti-abortion rally.
By: Niv Sultan "I think that American people should know that the members of Congress are underpaid," said Rep. Jim Moran
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The bottom line is twofold. First, John Bel Edwards should be congratulated for winning his election under the "Top Two" runoff rules used in Louisiana. Second, Edwards almost certainly owes his victory to a flaw.
Democrat John Bel Edwards' big win in Louisiana is a big deal for the Democratic Party, giving them headwinds toward the 2016 election, despite the gloom and doom you hear from liberals. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders need to be taking notes.
There were two winners Saturday's Louisiana general runoff. One was state Rep. John Bel Edwards, the unknown Democrat who was elected governor. The other was political polling. Why?
Recently-unknown Democrat John Bel Edwards is officially Governor-Elect of Louisiana. He beat nationally-known Republican David Vitter 56 percent to 44 percent.
A runoff election took place after neither candidate earned 50 percent of the vote in October.
Louisiana voters decide Saturday whether to elect a Democrat to statewide office for the first time since 2008 in a close
Republicans, of course, do the whole fear thing very well. Democrats cannot hope to ever stoke the public's fear as effectively as Republicans. But this week it was on display more than usual, because there are still 14 Republicans running for their party's presidential nomination.
Voters head to the polls tomorrow in Louisiana to elect Bobby Jindal’s successor. Most Americans are against allowing Syrian refugees into the country, a sentiment that's nothing new in the U.S. And the Paris attacks aren’t likely to have a big effect on the election, but but could bring foreign policy to the forefront of the race. This is HuffPollster for Friday, November 20, 2015.
For Democrats in running deep red states, there is a lesson here. Republican divisions may create opportunities for victories, but the path is narrow requiring both a flawed Republican nominee and a divided GOP.