All Posts Tagged With: "Louisiana"

Justice Department on Same Side As Planned Parenthood

The Justice Department told a judge on Tuesday that Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s decision of ousting Planned Parenthood for the Medicaid program for the state appears as if it violates federal due to denying patients with Medicaid the right to make a choice in what will be their healthcare providers. In a filing in court, […]

Bill Cassidy Wins Louisiana Runoff for Senate

Republicans ended their conquest of the U.S. Senate Saturday when Bill Cassidy a Republican easily defeated Mary Landrieu a Democrat and the incumbent, in a Louisiana special election. Cassidy said afterwards that the victory belonged to the people of the state of Louisiana who had voted for a government made to serve the people, not […]

Mary Landrieu Defends Comment on Race

Republicans have seized on the comments made by Mary Landrieu a Senator from Louisiana that part of the unpopularity of President Barack Obama in her state is because of racial dislike. During an interview on Thursday, the incumbent Democrat was asked why the President’s job performance rating was so poor in Louisiana. After naming his […]