Vitter, A Big Loser For Louisiana Gov., Won’t Seek Senate Re-election In 2016

David Vitter, beaten decisively in Saturday’s election for governor of Louisiana, announced during his concession speech he will not seek to keep his Senate seat when it expires next year. Vitter, once the clear front-runner to succeed term-limited Gov. Bobby Jindal, fell rapidly in the polls as old reports of his participation in an escort …

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Louisiana’s Vitter, An Underdog For Gov., Has A Senate Seat Up In 2016 To Worry About

One may wonder how it could be possible that Louisiana Sen. David Vitter (R) is in trouble in his bid to become governor in Saturday’s runoff.  President Obama’s numbers are miserable in the state.  No Democrat has been elected statewide since 2008.  Vitter is the kind of canny politician who is known for doing whatever …

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Death Of Don Edwards Cuts List Of Centenarian Ex-Congressmen In Half

Don Edwards died last week. Those who followed the Nixon impeachment process may remember him as a liberal Democratic congressman from San Jose, California, who served on the House Judiciary Committee at the time and who fought tirelessly for civil rights and civil liberties throughout his long career. First elected to a newly-created district in …

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Who Dat? – K

As our fellow political junkies know, for some time now we’ve been showing photos of unknown buttons, arranged alphabetically by candidate names, for you to help identify.  We can’t make heads or tails of these candidates, most of whom we’ve never heard of.  And when we see a “Smith for Congress” or a “Jones for …

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