11/17/13 A Louisiana election that would have diverted library funding to jails was defeated Saturday. Lafourche Parish Council Chair Lindel Toups, referring to a Spanish-language section of one of the libraries,“ Let that son of a bitch go back to Mexico. There’s just so many things they’re doing that I don’t agree with." Laura Sanders, director of the library system, says the jail is in a deplorable state but the library shouldn't foot the bill for construction & 30 yrs of operation.
GLE 33. Analyze how the democratic process has been used to institute change in Louisiana (C-1B-M5)Just how did the election of 1860 change Louisiana. First it all began in January of 1861. As I search through my huge Louisiana history jump drive I came across things that I have used successfully and want other students to get to try they out.
Ted Cruz, Mike Lee and Rand Paul need more constitutional conservative allies in the U.S. Senate. And that is why we need Conservative Republican Rob Maness to win the upcoming U.S. Senate election in Louisiana. http://us8.campaign-archive2.com/?u=bbf02ce69b92dd5b8b543a078&id=c961cc8358
BY WALTER OPINDE In 1871, when lieutenant governor Oscar Dunn died, Pinchback, as the president of the Senate, assumed his role. He served as governor for 36 days from 9th December, 1872, to 13th January, 1873, while the elected official, Henry Warmoth, underwent impeachment proceedings. This servi...BY WALTER OPINDE In 1871, when lieutenant governor Oscar Dunn died, Pinchback, as the president of the Senate, assumed his role. He served as governor for 36 days from 9th December, 1872, to…
Tight races and recounts might obscure who controls the Senate after election day
Tight races and recounts might obscure who controls the Senate after election day The main reason for uncertainty: Louisiana's election laws. Strategists in both parties say a Dec. 6 runoff is likely because Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu and top Republican challenger Bill Cassidy will struggle to exceed 50 percent on the crowded Nov. 4 ballot. Continue reading →
Judah Philip Benjamin, QC (August 11, 1811 – May 6, 1884) was a lawyer and politician who was a United States Senator from Louisiana, a Cabinet officer of the Confederate States and, after his escape to the United Kingdom at the end of the American Civil War, an English barrister. Benjamin was the first Jew to be elected to the United States Senate who had not renounced the religion, and the first of that faith to hold a Cabinet position in North America.
Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu Ousted in Louisiana Election by Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy
Politico is reporting today that Democrat Senator Mark Begich of Alaska is launching a new TV ad campaign to help prop up his re-election effort. It's no wonder that Democrat Mark Begich is running scared and taking to the TV airwaves to save his Senate seat. The Washington Examiner reports that for the very first time Begich is trailing his Republican opposition: