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A sign is seen at the entrance of the Exxonmobil Port Allen Lubricants Plant in Port Allen, Louisiana, November 6, 2015. REUTERS/Lee Celano

Is ExxonMobil Responsible For Lying About Climate Change? Republican Senators Say Fraud Is ‘Free Speech’

A group of Republican senators has written a letter to the U.S. Attorney General to stifle any future federal inquiries concerning climate change, claiming it violates the First Amendment rights of corporations like Exxon, which suppressed its research into the phenomenon for several decades.

May 27, 2016

Endorse This: Louisiana Says ‘Adieu’ To Bobby Jindal

Democratic governor-elect: “The last thing that I want to do is compound the problems that Gov. Jindal has created.”

November 23, 2015

Democrat Wins Louisiana Governor Election In Upset For Republicans

Democratic candidate John Bel Edwards won election a rare victory for his party in the conservative South, over scandal-plagued GOP Sen. David Vitter.

November 22, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Swamp Sling’ In Louisiana

Trevor Noah: “That comeback was like a brothel — Vitter walked right into it!”

November 20, 2015

Endorse This: David Vitter Is Really Going There?

Senator implicated in prostitution says gay marriage is being “shoved down the throats of folks who have sincerely held religious views.”

November 13, 2015

Louisiana Debate Erupts Against Vitter: ‘You Are A Liar, And You Are A Cheater’

Democratic opponent tells David Vitter: “If it’s a low blow, it’s only because that’s where you live, Senator.”

November 11, 2015

Louisiana Democrat’s TV Ad: David Vitter ‘Chose Prostitutes Over Patriots’

David Vitter might actually be losing a contest of personal morality — against an opponent named John Edwards.

November 6, 2015

Senator Continuing Investigation Into Congressional Health Care Enrollment

David Vitter isn’t giving up his anti-Obamacare crusade.

February 20, 2015

Senator Vitter Report Claims Cancer Prevention, Wildlife Nonprofits Are Part Of Nefarious Cabal

by Lee Fang, Republic Report. Louisiana senator David Vitter made headlines with conservative websites in the last few days by releasing a report called “Chain of Environmental Command: How a Club of Billionaires and Their Foundations Control the Environmental Movement and Obama’s EPA.” Below the lengthy title is a report that claims breathlessly that environmental and public health […]

August 7, 2014

GOP Senator: ‘God Bless The Koch Brothers’ [Video]

As Democrats prepare a major campaign to attack Republicans for their ties to billionaire political donors Charles and David Koch, certain GOP politicians are making the job spectacularly easy. Senator David Vitter (R-LA), who plans to run for governor of Louisiana in 2015, is not ashamed of the Koch brothers. On the contrary, he considers […]

March 21, 2014

David Vitter’s Unforgivable Perversion

Here we get to the core of Vitter’s perversion. There’s only one sin those on the far right cannot forgive you for: being born poor.

May 26, 2013

Pressure Increases on Weiner to Step Down

The calls for Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) to resign because of his raunchy online chats with a series of women are escalating, especially in light of reports that his wife, Huma Abedin, a longtime top aide to Hillary Clinton, is in the first trimester of pregnancy. Weiner, who was never popular in the Democratic caucus […]

June 9, 2011