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2020 Census count to end for good Thursday, Oct. 15

After a protracted court fight over how long American residents should be counted for the 2020 Census, a Tuesday order from the U.S. Supreme...

U.S. Sen. Kennedy defends Barrett in Supreme Court confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, R-Madisonville, on Tuesday criticized Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee for what he said were preconceived notions about how Amy...

Supreme Court confirmation hearings to plow ahead amid COVID-19 infections

Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett will face the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee beginning Monday for what’s expected to be an unusual and contentious four...

Trump, still infected with coronavirus, returns to White House

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump on Monday night departed Walter Reed National Military Hospital, where he had been treated for COVID-19, and arrived at the White...

What if Donald Trump can’t stay on the ticket for November’s...

President Donald Trump’s diagnosis with COVID-19 just a month before Election Day raises the question of what happens in the unlikely case a nominee...

Will COVID-19 delay the Supreme Court confirmation hearings?

One of the few obstacles that could prevent Amy Coney Barrett from being confirmed as a Supreme Court justice this year is the coronavirus. That...

Trump in ‘good spirits’ after testing positive for COVID-19; Biden tests...

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump tweeted early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19, throwing the presidential campaign into a...

House passes new pandemic relief bill, but wide gap remains between...

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House on Thursday night narrowly passed a slimmed-down $2.2 trillion Democratic coronavirus relief bill that retains hundreds of billions in aid for...

Census deadline extension means Louisiana has more time to be counted

Louisiana residents and residents throughout the country will have at least until Monday to respond to the 2020 Census -- and maybe longer.  A...

Trump and Biden quarrel over mask mandates and state shutdowns in...

The two men vying to become the next president offered a stark contrast to voters on face mask requirements and on how soon state...

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