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How to Vote on Those &%#$ Amendments?

Once again, the November 4 elections will ask Louisiana voters to vote on the approval of 14 proposed Amendment to the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. It seems that every other year, in even numbered years when the Legislature holds a general session, there is another pile of constitutional amendments for us to say “yea’ or ‘nay’ to. 1,496 more words

What's on the ballot in Rapides Parish?

U. S. Senator   (Select 1) Wayne Ables #1 Democrat “Bill” Cassidy #3 Republican Thomas Clements #4 Republican Mary L. Landrieu #5 Democrat “Rob” Maness #6 Republican Brannon Lee McMorris #7 Libertarian Vallian Senegal #8 Democrat William P. 1,050 more words

Black Politics

Daniel JB Mitchell: Video: Huey Long Seen as Threat to FDR in 1930s

This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Times, May, 2013

Franklin Roosevelt and Huey Long were very similar Progressive Democrats in that they were both economic Progressives who believed in things like infrastructure investment funded by the public and making American capitalism work for more people. 147 more words

Political History

PACE forum to feature mayoral candidates (shreveporttimes.com)

This information comes from the Shreveport Times web site:

All six Shreveport mayoral candidates are confirmed to attend the People Acting for Change and Equality (PACE)

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Press Release -- "All Candidates to Attend PACE Shreveport Mayoral Forum this Sunday"

All Candidates Confirmed for PACE Shreveport Mayoral Forum –Sunday, 21 September 2014

Shreveport, LA – 15 September 2014 — All six Shreveport mayoral candidates have confirmed their attendance at the PACE 2014 Shreveport Mayoral Forum.  220 more words


Orleans Parish Republican Executive Committee Endorses Cedric Richmond

UPDATE: The Orleans Republican Executive Committee has issued a press release that states they have made no endorsement in the CD2 race. When I originally wrote this story I was going off of the statements of three eyewitnesses who attended the meeting. 537 more words

Louisiana Politics