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Mary Landrieu’s Loss And The End Of Ticket Splitting

How ever-increasing partisanship will change our politics.

December 9, 2014

Democrats Are All But Extinct In The South

It looks like the GOP will control the South for a long, long time.

December 5, 2014

Louisiana Runoff Looks Increasingly Grim For Landrieu

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

December 1, 2014

U.S. Senate Rejects Keystone Pipeline By One Vote

Republicans fell just short of pushing the pipeline through — this time.

November 18, 2014

House Passes Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Find out what’s next for the pipeline project.

November 14, 2014

There’s Still A Senate Race In Louisiana, And It’s Getting Ugly

See Mary Landrieu try to save her career with a vicious new attack ad.

November 10, 2014

Louisiana Senate: Landrieu, Cassidy Headed For A Runoff

Louisiana’s Senate race won’t be decided until December.

November 4, 2014

Sen. Mary Landrieu Says Race Hurts Obama In Louisiana

Find out how Landrieu shook up the final days of the Louisiana race.

October 31, 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

Senate Control May Hinge On Louisiana, Land Of Political Melodrama

Can veteran Democrat Mary Landrieu survive in deep-red Louisiana?

October 21, 2014

The Abortion Wars: For Abortion Foes, A National Strategy Built At The State Level

How the anti-abortion movement is winning battles — even without public support.

October 15, 2014

Midterm Roundup: A New Frontrunner In Florida?

Get all of the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 9, 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

Louisiana Democrat Highlights Independence From Obama In New Ad

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu (D-LA) of Louisiana assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was a major boon to her difficult re-election campaign — placing her in a prominent position to aid her state’s oil and gas industry and strengthening her argument […]

April 16, 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

Staffers Managing Gardner’s LNG Export Hearing Are Former Gas Lobbyists

by Lee Fang, Republic Report On Tuesday, the congressional subcommittee on Energy and Power is scheduled to hold a hearing on Rep. Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) bill to force the Obama administration to approve all application for new liquefied natural gas terminals used to export natural gas. A close look at the staffers involved with this particular subcommittee reveals […]

March 26, 2014

6 States That Will Swing The Senate In 2014

Photo: AFP/Mark Wilson With less than a year to go until the 2014 midterm elections, Republicans are feeling bullish about their chances of winning a majority in the U.S. Senate. The GOP needs to gain a net of six seats in order to claim the majority, and with 21 Democratic seats in play — including […]

January 16, 2014