Lou Gehrig Burnett

Lou Gehrig Burnett

Lou Gehrig Burnett is the publisher of Fax-Net, a North-Louisiana newsletter.

paul-hollisCassidy leads Landrieu, but...
    Republicans are touting a recent poll which shows challenger U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy with a slight lead over incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu for this fall’s race, 44-40%.

lagopMore clutter for Cassidy

One have to wonder what is going through U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy’s mind these days, as well as the minds of his campaign staff. He is supposed to be the chosen one by the national and state Republican Party to oppose incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu this fall. But fellow Republicans keep casting stones at what has now become Cassidy’s glass house. He already has two opponents from his own party – retired Air Force Col. Rob Maness and state Rep. Paul Hollis.

jindal-betSpeaking of the governor’s race...
    A new statewide survey on the governor’s race, conducted betweenNovember 12-14 and leaked to LaPolitics.com had some interesting results.  It was conducted among 800 likely voters and has a margin of error of 3.5%.

louisiana capitolJitters over Vitter
Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter is giving the jitters to those politicos who are contemplating a run for governor of Louisiana in 2015.

landrieuPolitical plow    
    The Louisiana Republican Party has turned into a political plow, trying to clear the road for the GOP’s effort to capture the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu.
    The plow is meeting with some success in its efforts to help Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy of Baton Rouge, who is the party’s anointed candidate to face Landrieu, who is seeking a fourth, six-year term.

christieHow’s Bobby doing?
For the past year, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal has been running around the country as chairman of the Republican Governor’s Association telling all who would listen what a great job he is doing as governor of Louisiana.

vitter-jindalIt’s nothing new for Landrieu
    According to a new poll from Southern Media and Opinion Research (SMOR) of Baton Rouge,  Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is in hot water with some Louisiana voters.

landrieu-tea-partyLooking at Landrieu

    Undoubtedly, incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and her political brain trust were paying close attention to the special election in the 5th Congressional District in Louisiana.

Jindal-smileTVDuck Dynasty goes to Congress?
    The stars of the popular television reality show Duck Dynasty have waded into political waters.  The Robertson family has gone public in its support of 5th District Congressional candidate Vance McAllister.


                    The dysfunctional government situation that exists today in the U.S. Congress has American voters saying, “Throw the bums out.”  

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