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  • La. Delegation Gets Mediocre Environmental Score

    Louisiana'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...
  • Former Governor Dave Treen Dead At 81

    Former Governor Dave Treen Dead At 81
    Former 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...
  • Partying with Hillary: "Greatest experience"

     
    Chuck Schumer threw a farewell party for Hillary last night. An account of the misty-eyed lovefest -- not dissimilar from her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, except for the absence of stinky Republican guy......
  • Hillary: Approved, 16-1

     
    Hillary Clinton is endorsed by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 16-1, forwarding her nomination to the Senate floor. The only nay vote: Prostitute-lovin' Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana, who had reservations about conflicts of interest with Bill's...
  • Hillary Clinton confirmed: Senate panel

     
    by Mark Silva The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today recommended confirmation of the nomination of Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York as secretary of state. The vote was 16-1. The full Senate still must confirm Clinton as President-elect Barack Obama'...
  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? 1. Yankees President Randy Levine, telling a lawmaker who questioned more taxpayer borrowing breaks for the new stadium: ???Your behavior in this entire matter is worthy of the......
  • Hillary Clinton confirmed to State Dept.

     
    by Frank James Senators tend to take care of their own and today they took care of Hillary Clinton, voting 94 to 2 to confirm her as President Obama's secretary of state. The two Republican senators who voted against her?......
  • Burris ouster by Senate looks unlikely

     
    Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.), leaves a press conference outside Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, Monday, Feb. 16, 2009. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) by Frank James and Mike Dorning Now that Sen. Roland Burris has acknowledged that he indeed tried....
  • Burris Senate expulsion no time soon

     
    by David G. Savage Though Roland Burris had some trouble being admitted to the U.S. Senate, he will not be easily expelled now that he has arrived. It takes a vote of two-thirds of the senators to oust a member,......
  • Burris should resign: sex-scandal senator

     
    Sen. David Vitter, R-La., and wife Wendy in July 2007. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) (This posting has changed since it was first posted.) by Frank James Sen. David Vitter (R-Hypocrisy), that paragon of moral virtue from Louisiana probably best......
  • Southern conservatives like their pork

     
    by Frank James Taxpayers for Common Sense has e-mailed reporters its database of earmarks in the omnibus $420 billion spending bill currently being debated in the Senate and here's one conclusion to draw from it: Republican senators from the South......