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Louisiana Election Results
Voters in the state of Louisiana are heading to the polls on Election Day 2016. There are eight electoral votes at stake in Louisiana in the presidential race. Louisiana allows early voting and already, turnout in the state for this election is higher than 2012. Voting History in the Past Five
Former KKK Leader David Duke Qualifies for Louisiana US Senate Debate
Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is polling high enough in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat to participate in a televised debate that will be held Nov. 2 at a historically black university. Duke tweeted last night, "Important News! I qualified for the U.S. Senate most important debate in
Hurricane Matthew causes SEC to postpone LSU-Florida game
MIAMI -- The looming impact of powerful Hurricane Matthew has prompted the Southeastern Conference on Thursday to postpone the? LSU - Florida ?football game, which had been?scheduled for Saturday in Gainesville, Florida. The SEC said efforts would be made to reschedule the game, though the Gators
White Supremacist David Duke Announces US Senate Run With Praise for Donald Trump
White supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced a run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana in a web video today, linking his campaign to the message of Donald Trump ’s presidential bid. “I was the first major candidate in modern times to promote the term and policy of ‘America
The 2009 Discovery of Terrorists in Kentucky Comes Full Circle
A group of at least 10 U.S. senators wants to know whether the government has any more information about a security breach that led to a six-month shutdown of the Iraqi refugee program five years ago, and whether the United States has information on any other suspected terrorists who might have
The Note: The Joe Biden, Paul Ryan Split Screen
NOTABLES --PAUL RYAN IS WILLING TO BE SPEAKER BUT…: Rep. Paul Ryan said that he's willing to run for the House speakership, replacing Rep. John Boehner, if he garners the support of three key Republican groups, ABC’s BENJAMIN SIEGEL reports. Ryan has given the Republican Study Committee, the
How Kim Davis, David Vitter's Vices and a Big-Rig Trucker Could Steer the 2016 Conversation
It may feel like the 2016 race to the White House has sucked all the oxygen out of politics. But the living, breathing state of smaller-scale politics is on full display in three governor’s races that have seen lively debates over immigration and gay rights, the scope of the federal government and
Amy Schumer Says Her 'Heart Is Broken' After Deadly Shooting in Louisiana
Amy Schumer said her heart is broken after a deadly shooting at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, Thursday night. The shooting was reportedly during a showing of her new movie, "Trainwreck," according to the Associated Press. Schumer tweeted: My heart is broken and all my thoughts and
Congress Seeks a Screening of 'The Interview' and Wants to See 'Director's Cut'
Congress is looking to get into the movie business. Not for just any movie, of course. Before Sony Pictures announced today that there would be a "limited theatrical release" of "The Interview," there was a growing bipartisan call for Washington to host a screening of the Seth Rogen-James Franco
Is Michael Grimm A Goner?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES NEW YORK REP. MICHAEL GRIMM EXPECTED TO PLEAD GUILTY TO FELONY TAX CHARGE. Rep. Michael Grimm is expected to plead guilty to a felony tax charge, federal officials told ABC News. Grimm, R-New York, is alleged to have solicited...