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Gov. John Bel Edwards

‘Nobody is satisfied’ with Louisiana’s vaccine distribution so far, Edwards says

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ covered three major topics during a Wednesday afternoon press conference: the schedule for a special election for the seats left...

Woman shot during U.S. Capitol violence dies

WASHINGTON—A woman was shot inside the U.S. Capitol Wednesday during a riot provoked by Trump backers and later was pronounced dead at a local...

U.S. Senate runoffs poised to hand Georgia Democrats historic win

A steady trickle of Georgians mostly breezed in and out of polling places across the state for the final day of voting in the...

Louisiana’s GOP lawmakers now support COVID-19 accommodations for upcoming elections

Two state legislative committees on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed emergency election plan that would offer mail-in ballots and other coronavirus-related accommodations for voters...
Gov. John Bel Edwards

Gov. Edwards appoints nephew, former law partner to UL System board

Gov. John Bel Edwards named his nephew and former law partner Bradley A. Stevens to the board of supervisors for the University of Louisiana...

LSU ordered to release records in football star Derrius Guice’s case

LSU has been ordered to release records without most redactions of a university police investigation into former college football star Derrius Guice, who was...

Dozens of GOP lawmakers to reject certifying Biden as president

WASHINGTON — The final step in a turmoil-filled 2020 presidential election is set for Wednesday, when Congress will certify election results showing that Joe...

7 Things You Need To Know About Louisiana’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

Louisiana is entering its fourth week of COVID-19 vaccine distribution, and the number of people who qualify for the first vaccine shot is tripling....

Congress overrides Trump’s veto of annual defense authorization bill

  WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Friday in an 81-13 vote joined the House in overriding President Donald Trump’s veto of a $740 billion...

The Good, Bad and Ugly in 2020 Louisiana politics

No year in recent memory offered Louisiana’s political leaders more opportunity to shine than 2020. If the state’s citizens ever needed those who manage...

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