| Oct 9, 2010
| 7:41 PM
There are plenty of nice online photos of Virginia congressional candidate Krystal Ball — portraits of a serious young woman in a dark suit, sweet shots of a young mother with her baby girl.
But the ones that put her on the map last week are the...
| Jan 20, 2011
U.S. Sen. David Vitter raised more cash than any previous Senate candidate in Louisiana, but he still finished his campaign in debt.
The Times-Picayune reports that Vitter's latest federal campaign finance report shows a series of last-minute TV ads left...
| Jan 28, 2011
Sen. David Vitter's office says his committee assignments in the 112th Congress will make him the second-highest ranking Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.
Vitter will also continue service on the Small Business Committee,...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:24 PM
A lot to talk about in the political arena, both good and bad. WGNO Political Analyst Jeff Crouere , who is also with "Politics with A Punch" came up with his list of the top five list of winners and losers.
So starting with the "Losers" list, here's the...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:53 PM
I guess trimming $2.1 trillion from the federal deficit over the next decade wasn't enough for senator David Vitter or the Tea Party. The republican from Metairie wasn't impressed with the latest and greatest budget compromise and voted against the...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 3:21 PM
In Julius Caesar, Shakespeare wrote "There is a tide in the affairs of men that when taken at the flood leads on to fortune." Shaespeare must not have met very many New Orleans resident in his day who may argue about the fortunes brought on by floods...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Well those high fallutin', English-accented louts at BP are learning that if you want to do business in the United States you have to do business with her politicians; and while much of the Gulf South, Louisiana included, is doing joyous cartwheels down...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 4:39 PM
People across Southeast Louisiana are still trying to dry out from this weekend’s rain. Local leaders from Jefferson Parish and Lafitte are planning a trip to Washington D.C. to voice their frustrations. They want better protection from future...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Remembrances of Archbishop Phillip Hannan flowed on Thursday morning as news of his death at the age of 98 spread through New Orleans.
WGNO Facebook friends recalled memories of Hannan celebrating their confirmations and officiating at graduations....
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:08 AM
The Republicans have recently been on a production marathon of awful ideas, from making college students pay interest on federal loans while in school to reducing Medicare to a coupon for private insurance to trying to get anybody but Mitt Romney to run...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Concerned with jobs, the economy, and oil Louisiana congressmen hope to speed up the drilling permitting process. Rep. Jeff Landry and Sen. David Vitter say it's been at a crawl ever since the Deepwater Horizon disaster. WGNO’s Vanessa Bolano has...