File photo of Sen. Mary Landrieu. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Landrieu: Federal Officials Having Difficulty Getting Online Insurance Marketplaces Set Up By Deadline

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu said Wednesday that the resistance of Republican state leaders to the Affordable Care Act was “hurting people” by making it more difficult to carry out the insurance changes required by the federal health care law.


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3rd Suspect in Killing of Md. Toddler Arrested in Louisiana

Baltimore police say they have arrested a third suspect in the murder of a 1-year-old baby after an investigation that led to Louisiana.


Governors have broken into a partisan on-camera feud at the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama.r ambitions. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Governors Battle Local Problems While Eyeing 2016 Race

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.


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Jindal: Liking People Is Key To Expanding GOP Tent

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 tours damage caused by Hurricane Isaac in LaPlace, in Saint John the Baptist Parish, La., on Sept. 3, 2012. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘We’re Here To Help’ Isaac Victims

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 Elson 'Buddy' Roemer, III speaks at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Event. (credit: Steve Pope/GettyImages)

Ex-Gov. Roemer Scraps His 2012 Presidential Bid

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 and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (Photo Credit: Jay LaPrete / Getty Images)

Santorum: ‘I Will Support Whoever Wins The Republican Primary’

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.


President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the No Child Left Behind law in the East Room of the White House on Feb. 9, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Middle-School Student Draws Picture Of Obama With Bullet Hole In Head

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.




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