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Louisiana elections 2014

Louisiana Runoff Looks Increasingly Grim For Landrieu

Republican Bill Cassidy looks like a lock in Louisiana’s Senate runoff.

December 1, 2014

Mary Landrieu, Republicans Gear Up For Two-Part Louisiana Senate Fight

Senator Landrieu will likely finish first on election day. But can she do it twice?

October 23, 2014

Midterm Roundup: A New Frontrunner In Florida?

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October 9, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Senate Control ‘On A Knife-Edge’

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October 3, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Another New Low In Colorado

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September 29, 2014

Midterm Roundup: An Outside Spending Record

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September 22, 2014
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Midterm Roundup: Is North Carolina Going Blue?

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September 18, 2014

Republicans Appear In Position To Take Senate Control

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Voters hate Washington, and they’ll get their chance to shake things up in November’s midterm elections. The big question is whether the Republicans can win control of the Senate while holding the House of Representatives, which would give them control of the entire Congress for the remaining […]

September 2, 2014

Poll Roundup: Will Obamacare Hurt Democratic Candidates In November?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

July 11, 2014

Poll Roundup: Pennsylvania Prepares To Toss Its Tea Party Governor

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

July 3, 2014

WATCH: Landrieu Touts Republican Supporter, Seniority In New Ad

While most 2014 candidates are doing their best to distance themselves from Washington D.C., Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) is continuing to take the opposite course in her difficult re-election campaign. On Monday, Senator Landrieu released a new campaign ad reminding voters of her powerful position as chairwoman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. […]

April 28, 2014

Medicaid Projections Get More Affordable, And Obamacare Politics Get Trickier For GOP

The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion is an even better deal for the states than previously thought, according to the latest estimates from the Congressional Budget Office — and that could seriously complicate Republican hopes of winning a Senate majority in November. As the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities’ Edwin Park explained in a […]

April 23, 2014

New Senate Polls Offer 3 Lessons And Some Hope For Democrats

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Three lessons jump out from the latest round of polling on key U.S. Senate races. First, just as Democrats have been saying, their endangered incumbent in Arkansas, Sen. Mark Pryor, is doing better than analysts in Washington had believed. By 47 percent to 38 percent, registered voters […]

April 23, 2014

WATCH: Landrieu Calls Obama ‘Simply Wrong’ In New Ad

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA), one of the most vulnerable incumbents in the nation, is further distancing herself from President Barack Obama with the second television ad of her 2014 re-election campaign. The ad, titled “Will Not Rest,” emphasizes Landrieu’s differences with the White House on energy policy. It shows Louisianans watching Landrieu on television, pointedly […]

April 15, 2014

Ex-Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards Launches Comeback Bid For Congress

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times He has served in prison, starred in a short-lived reality TV show and delivered enough quotable quips to fill a bookshelf in the public library. Now, in his latest exhibition of life as political performance art, Edwin Edwards — former Louisiana governor, convicted racketeer, celebrated womanizer and, at […]

March 18, 2014