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Mary L. Landrieu

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  • Hey Congress, Un-Supersize This!

    Hey Congress, Un-Supersize This!
    What do Aquaman, Green Lantern and Wonder Woman have in common? They would all be too embarrassed to have their names associated as Super Friends of the Congress’s Super Committee. I would personally like to see Wonder Woman lassoo¬† the “...
  • Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Issues and key players

    Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Issues and key players
    As the Obama administration and Congress prepare to wrestle with the divisive issue of healthcare reform, here is a checklist of the issues and key players to watch in the forthcoming weeks. Obama has said he wants to sign a bill this year, which means...
  • Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Key players

    Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Key players
    Though Democrats control the House of Representatives, they have not united around any one proposal. They also face opposition from conservative Republicans on several key points: Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there aren't enough votes to pass healthcare...
  • FDA Backs Off Oyster Ban After Strong Criticism

    FDA Backs Off Oyster Ban After Strong Criticism
    Facing fierce resistance, the Obama administration on Friday backed off a plan to ban sales of raw oysters from the Gulf of Mexico during warm-weather months. The Food and Drug Administration said it would put the proposal on hold while it studies ways...
  • Senate Majority Leader Reid fund-raiser canceled

    Senate Majority Leader Reid fund-raiser canceled
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has canceled plans for a fundraiser this weekend in New Orleans. Reid had been set for a Saturday fund raiser, hosted by fellow Democrat Mary Landrieu, but business in Washington, including work on health care...
  • Supreme Court Nominee Meets La. Senators

    Supreme Court Nominee Meets La. Senators
    Louisiana's two senators have met with President Obama's pick for the U.S. Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor. Sotomayor arrived on Capitol Hill Monday hobbling after she broke her ankle in an early morning airport stumble. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., signed...
  • Sens: GAO, check '05 hurricane help to small biz

    Sens: GAO, check '05 hurricane help to small biz
    A Senate committee has asked the General Accountability Office to look into the federal government's programs to help small businesses after the devastating 2005 hurricane season. The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship sent a...
  • Group Says Money May Color Sen. Landrieu Health Care Stand

    Group Says Money May Color Sen. Landrieu Health Care Stand
    An organization that says it wants to reduce the influence of big money in Congress is targeting Sen. Mary Landrieu for her position on a proposed overhaul of the nation's health care system. The organization "Change Congress" is attacking Landrieu for...
  • Congress To Get An Update On Work To Protect Louisiana From Hurricanes

    Congress To Get An Update On Work To Protect Louisiana From Hurricanes
    A top official with the Army Corps of Engineers goes before a U.S. Senate committee for an update on the work to protect the New Orleans region from hurricanes. Brig. Gen. Michael Walsh, the commander of the Army Corps' Mississippi Valley Division, which...
  • U.s. Sen. Boxer To Army Corps: Work In La. Needs To Improve

    U.s. Sen. Boxer To Army Corps: Work In La. Needs To Improve
    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer urged the Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday to move more quickly to protect south Louisiana from hurricanes and charged that the work being planned appears inadequate. At a committee hearing in Washington on the Army Corps'...
  • New Role For Man Behind Possible Porn Star Runnning For Senate

    A New Orleans college student who helped start a movement to persuade porn star Stormy Daniels to run against Republican David Vitter now figures in a campaign critical of Louisiana's other U.S. senator, Democrat Mary Landrieu. Zach Hudson says he...