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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

Old Mandeville Oak Falls in the City and People Don't Hear the Truth

A story in the Times-Picayune tells the sad tale of the death of yet another benevolent giant live oak in Louisiana. This time, it was a revered tree in Old Mandeville, killed by the usual suspect–humans. 751 more words