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David Vitter

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  • The psychology of Weinergate and what it says about us

     
    One of the most interesting things about Weinergate isn't that Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) took photos of a sexual nature and shared them outside of his marriage, but that he was careless enough to send them over the Internet and......
  • GOP blocks vote on Richard Cordray to head consumer bureau [Updated]

     
    Republicans on Thursday blocked the Senate from voting on the nomination of Richard Cordray to be the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....
  • FDA Holds Off on Oyster Ban

    FDA Holds Off on Oyster Ban
    The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that it will conduct further studies before implementing a plan to ban raw, untreated Gulf Coast oysters during months when they are most likely to be infected with a harmful bacterium. The plan had sparked...
  • Jindal Says Definitive 'No' To Senate Race

    Jindal Says Definitive 'No' To Senate Race
    Gov. Bobby Jindal has put to rest months of water cooler speculation about his interest in this fall's U.S. Senate race. The governor says definitively that he will not run for the Senate. The governor told The Times-Picayune that the answer is...
  • US Rep. Melancon considers Senate run

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The only Democrat in Louisiana's U.S. House delegation is thinking about running for the Senate, against Republican David Vitter. Rep. Charles Melancon, a former sugar lobbyist from Napoleonville, says many people have encouraged him...
  • U.S. Senate Race Taking Shape

    U.S. Senate Race Taking Shape
    U.S. Congressman Charlie Melancon (D-Napoleonville) is taking a fresh look at challenging incumbent U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) next year. Previously, Melancon expressed reservations about entering the contest, but things have recently changed....
  • Senate Race Already Hot, Despite Lack Of Announced Opponent

    Senate Race Already Hot, Despite Lack Of Announced Opponent
    Republican Sen. David Vitter doesn't have an announced opponent yet but it's clear he's expecting a challenge from Rep. Charlie Melancon, a southeast Louisiana Democrat who has said he's considering the race. In ads critical of Democrat-backed health...
  • Melancon Says He'll Challenge Vitter In 2010

    Melancon Says He'll Challenge Vitter In 2010
    Rep. Charlie Melancon, a Democrat from coastal southeastern Louisiana, says he'll challenge first-term Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter in next year's elections. Touting himself as an anti-abortion, pro-gun centrist Democrat, Melancon said in his...
  • Complaint just bad publicity for Vitter?

    Complaint just bad publicity for Vitter?
    An expert on legal and judicial ethics in Louisiana doubts the state office overseeing lawyer conduct will find cause to discipline U.S. Sen. David Vitter on allegations he broke the law years ago with his connection to Washington prostitutes. "As a...
  • Vitter Holds Fund-raising Lead

    Vitter Holds Fund-raising Lead
    Republican Sen. David Vitter raised more than $1.2 million for his 2010 re-election campaign from July through September, giving him a strong financial lead over his Democratic rival, Rep. Charlie Melancon, who raised just over $751,000. The figures...
  • Krystal Ball photos are wrong, but not sexist

    Krystal Ball photos are wrong, but not sexist
    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...