May 13, 2013 — A bill making its way through the Louisiana Legislature would let Cajun citizens celebrate their ancestry by customizing their driver's license, adding the phrase "I'm a Cajun" below their photograph.
Apr 3, 2013 — The approach taken by Sen. Mary Landrieu's first official Republican rival, Rep. Bill Cassidy, in his announcement video is worth noting. Whoever eventually wins the GOP nomination to oppose the three-term Democratic senator could very well use the same playbook.
Oct 16, 2012 — Justice Bernette Johnson has the seniority that entitles her to take the seat when the current chief justice steps down at the end of January, the court ruled today. A racially charged challenge had been raised by some of her colleagues.
Mar 24, 2012 — The four things to watch for in Louisiana are Romney's share of the vote which must be 25 percent or more for him to gain any of the delegates who are in play Saturday. Also if he gets a large enough share of Catholic and evangelical votes, that could help him get to 25 percent as well.
Mar 23, 2012 — Santorum is the favorite to win Saturday's Louisiana primary based on recent polling. Even with a win, it's hard to see how Santorum will gain much on Mitt Romney's delegate lead, since both are likely to receive some delegates.
Mar 3, 2011 — Corporations that benefit from good ties with Bobby Jindal gave big to his wife's charity. Jindal's spokesman said there was absolutely nothing wrong with the donations and called those who questioned them "partisan living in a fantasy land."
Jan 13, 2011 — Edwin Edwards, one Louisiana's most colorful and corrupt governors, left prison for a halfway house. He was known for epic corruption the line: "The only way I can lose this election is if I'm caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy."
Apr 15, 2010 — Stormy Daniels, an adult film star, announced she would not challenge Louisiana Sen. David Vitter (R), after a year of testing the waters.
Oct 4, 2011 — Nearly 18 months after a disastrous oil spill killed wildlife and endangered businesses along the Gulf of Mexico, the federal government announces it will regulate not only the operators of offshore oil rigs, but the contractors who work on them, as well.