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WGNO NewsLong before the BP oil spill, marshes and barrier islands throughout the Gulf Coast were losing ground. Since the 1930s, hurricanes and developers chipped away at this region, leaving many areas vulnerable and defenseless. "Using the resources of the...
ABC26 NewsBP and the Obama administration are discussing a possible settlement over fines for the company's massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill in an effort to avoid a costly legal fight that would delay that money from reaching the affected states, a congressman said...
ABC26 NewsRepublican U.S. Sen. David Vitter and his chief Democratic challenger, Rep. Charlie Melancon, easily won their party's primaries Saturday, setting up what will likely be a nasty battle for Vitter's job in the Nov. 2 general election. In a victory...
Staff reporter"This is an end to a sad chapter in Louisiana's political history. It shows that nobody is above the law and that the legal system works. It also shows the country that we're in a New Louisiana. We've enacted tough, new ethics laws - and public...
ABC26 NewsCongressman Anh "Joseph" Cao, the only Republican to vote for a Democrat-backed health care overhaul late last year, doesn't expect to do so again when the Senate version comes up for a vote this weekend. "At this point, I'm pretty much a definite no,"...
ABC26 NewsLouisiana's congressional delegation got a lukewarm vote of confidence for 2009 by the League of Conservation Voters, an environmental group that's issued scorecards on Congress for 30 years. In the scorecard, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., got high...
ABC26 NewsFormer Louisiana Gov. Dave Treen has died at age 81. Treen's son, David C. Treen Jr., said Treen died early Thursday of complications from a respiratory illness at East Jefferson General Hospital. Governor Bobby Jindal announced Thursday afternoon...
ABC26 NewsTwo Louisiana congressmen planned to address the ongoing debate about overhauling the nation's health care at events Monday. U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, a Baton Rouge Republican, and Rep. Steve Scalise, a Republican from Jefferson, both planned meetings...
ABC26 NewsDemocratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is under pressure from most of Louisiana's congressional delegation to support Republican Sen. David Vitter's legislation requiring that next year's census forms ask about the status of a person's citizenship. Supporters...
Steve Scalise Ducks Debate? Jim Harlan Still Waiting on Day 3 of Debate Challenge "Steve Scalise apparently doesn't want to give voters the opportunity to compare us on the issues. He knows my real world expertise and knowledge will make him look...
New Orleans -- Congress passes a $787 billion stimulus package. Although not all of the state's congressional delegation likes the idea. The package is expected to bring around $4 billion to the state to help fund educational programs, law...
Tags: David Vitter, ABC (tv network), Joe Biden, Crimes, Elections
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Elections officials expect lengthy waits for voters and a late night of vote tallying Tuesday as Louisiana residents cast their ballots in presidential, congressional and local races. Secretary of State Jay Dardenne...
Tags: Television, Mary L. Landrieu, Sports, Polls, Primaries
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