Republican governors are often seen as innovative policymakers and potential presidential candidates, but a few are struggling with political or ethical problems that might crimp their ambitions.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says the Republican Party needs to go back to basics to attract the broad coalition of voters credited with putting President Barack Obama back in the White House.
President Barack Obama insisted on Monday that the federal government can help Americans in crisis, whether they’re autoworkers fearful that their company will disappear or Gulf Coast residents picking up the pieces after the devastation of Hurricane Isaac.
Former Louisiana Gov. Charles “Buddy” Roemer ended his largely unnoticed presidential campaign Thursday, after attempts to cobble together a third party candidacy fell apart.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Friday that he will support the eventual GOP nominee, if it isn’t him, despite what he insists are similarities between front-runner Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama that make them indistinguishable on some issues.
Political images created for a Louisiana middle-school assignment — particularly a photo of President Barack Obama with a bullet hole drawn on his head — could incite violence and should never have gone on display, some parents say.