Louisana Rep. McCrery to seek another term

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- Rep. Jim McCrery, R-La., says he will seek another term in the U.S. House, easing GOP fears that they might have to fight to hold his seat.

Treasurer jumps into Louisiana Senate race

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy, entered the race for U.S. Senate Tuesday as a Democrat, complicating the party's efforts to hold the seat.

GOP's Jindal announces for Congress in La.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Republican Bobby Jindal said Thursday that he would be a candidate for Congress in Louisiana's open 1st Congressional District.

GOP's Vitter enters Louisiana Senate race

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Republican Congressman David Vitter said Wednesday he would run for the U.S. Senate seat of retiring Democrat John Breaux.
PETER ROFF, UPI Senior Political Analyst

Report: Breaux to announce retirement

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. John Breaux, D-La., will announce he is retiring after three terms, Roll Call reported Monday.
PETER ROFF, UPI Senior Political Analyst

Congressman opposes clemency for Edwards

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A congressman has written President Bush opposing a bid seeking clemency for imprisoned former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards.

Congressman opposes clemency for Edwards

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 12 (UPI) --

Taking stock on life

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- The 30th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe vs. Wade decision legalizing abortion on demand is fast approaching. It is time to take stock about where the pro-life community now stands.
PAUL M. WEYRICH, A UPI Outside view commentary

Landrieu wins re-election in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Democrats won a bitter tug of war with Republicans Saturday when Louisiana voters returned Mary Landrieu to the Senate with a runoff victory over Suzanne Haik Terrell. In the state's 5th Congressional district, Democrat Rodney Alexander defeated Lee Fletc
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