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David Vitter

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  • There's no going back now on new Charity

    There's no going back now on new Charity
    It's amazing.  Only in New Orleans.   Its more than 5 and a half years after Katrina and we're still talking about the new Charity Hospital.  Some folks are even talking about going back into the old building again.   I guess you can thank Senator David...
  • BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration

    BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration
    Long 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...
  • Louisiana Politicians' Statements about Osama Bin Laden's Death

    Louisiana Politicians' Statements about Osama Bin Laden's Death
    Congressman Cedric Richmond (D-LA), member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on President Obama’s announcement confirming that Osama bin Laden, the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks against the United States,...
  • 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...
  • Vitter Campaign Ends Fall Election With Debts

    Vitter Campaign Ends Fall Election With Debts
    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...
  • Vitter Touts Committee Assignments

    Vitter Touts Committee Assignments
    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,...
  • 2011 LA Political Winners and Losers

    2011 LA Political Winners and Losers
    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...
  • News with a View: Dangerous Politics

    News with a View: Dangerous Politics
    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...
  • Shakespeare, New Orleans and Floods That Lead To Fortune

    Shakespeare, New Orleans and Floods That Lead To Fortune
    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...
  • LA Votes To "Restore" The Good Ol' Boy Network

    LA Votes To "Restore" The Good Ol' Boy Network
    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...
  • Local Leaders Demand Better Storm Protection After Lee

    Local Leaders Demand Better Storm Protection After Lee
    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...