Politics blog: Louisiana would get more offshore oil revenue under proposal by U.S. Sen. David Vitter _lowres

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Sen. David Vitter speaks at the Baton Rouge Press Club in this June 2014 Advocate file photo.

A nonprofit government watchdog group is singling out U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-Louisiana, among members of Congress that it says have used elected office to benefit family members. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington repeatedly has listed Vitter on its annual “most corrupt” list.

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