BOSSIER CITY — Bringing his rollicking road show to Bossier City on Thursday night, President Donald Trump mocked Democrats in Washington, boasted about the country’s low unemployment rate and urged the raucous crowd to vote on Saturday for Eddie …
SHREVEPORT – Gov. John Bel Edwards sought to win over undecided voters in Shreveport-Bossier City Thursday in advance of President Donald Trump’s nighttime rally by telling reporters at noon that the president is coming once again to Louisiana onl…
Attorneys, oil and gas interests and dark money groups have continued to funnel millions of dollars into Louisiana’s governor’s race since the start of the runoff campaign between Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards and Republican Eddie Rispone, and …
An attack ad blasting a military buddy of Gov. John Bel Edwards over his bidding on state coastal work must be temporarily taken off the airwaves while a new lawsuit plays out, a judge ruled Wednesday, as the dispute heats up in the waning days of…
As he trailed fellow Republican Congressman Ralph Abraham in the polls a few weeks before the primary election for governor last month, Eddie Rispone decided to launch a withering attack ad against his opponent.
In a state Supreme Court race in which transparency over judicial misconduct has become a major issue, multiple secret complaints alleging ethics violations have found their way into the public square.
Baton Rouge attorney Ronald Johnson violated the Louisiana Code of Judicial Conduct for the third time in his attempt to secure a seat in Baton Rouge's district court, according to findings that the Louisiana Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee …
African-Americans turned out in big numbers during the early voting period, boosting the chances of Gov. John Bel Edwards against businessman Eddie Rispone in Saturday’s runoff election.
The governor’s race began unofficially 11 months ago, when U.S. Sen. John Kennedy released a written statement.
The commercials start with victims and villains: an innocent woman driving safely, a reckless tractor-trailer driver who strikes her car, an insurance company that refuses to pay.
An attack ad in the governor’s race was pulled from airwaves Friday after claiming Edwards’ military buddy landed a contract worth up to $65 million, even though the contract was never awarded.
GONZALES — In the final days of the Republican-on-Republican runoff in the state House 88 election, the battle to establish in voters' minds who would make the more conservative and trustworthy candidate is reaching a fever pitch.
For months, gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone and other Republicans have been bad-mouthing the performance of Louisiana’s economy under Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat.
A cyberattack that forced the shutdown of St. James Parish government's computer network did not interrupt early voting for runoff elections Nov. 16 or affect the public schools, according to state and parish school officials.
Republican businessman Eddie Rispone is raking in more campaign cash after becoming the lone GOP contender in the Louisiana governor's race against Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards.
MONROE — President Donald Trump and Gov. John Bel Edwards, campaigning in a key battleground in the Louisiana governor’s race, held competing events here Wednesday, with the president urging voters to send a message to Democrats by voting for Edwa…
In wading into Louisiana’s election for governor, President Donald Trump has deployed a familiar formula for his campaigning in state races, praising the Republican candidate and blasting the Democrat on red-meat conservative issues like gun rights.
Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday GOP gubernatorial rival Eddie Rispone would slash college and university budgets and merge colleges if he is elected governor.
MONROE – For the second time in his bid for reelection, Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday found himself warding off a campaign stop by President Donald Trump for his Republican opponent Eddie Rispone, painting the event as a partisan e…
MONROE — Gov. John Bel Edwards this week called the leaders of a New Orleans political group in an effort to get the organization to take down a radio ad comparing his Republican opponent Eddie Rispone to white supremacist David Duke.
The day before the president arrives in Louisiana to rally votes for GOP challenger Eddie Rispone, the two candidates met Tuesday with friendly crowds at separate events.
GONZALES — After a grand jury investigation, Ascension Parish District Attorney Ricky Babin said his office has found no evidence of any unreported rapes or any rape cases that were covered up as suggested by explosive, recorded allegations attrib…
GONZALES — Ascension Parish President-elect Clint Cointment is on the cusp of entering the political office he has been seeking since his "Start the Conversation" campaign signs began popping up across Ascension Parish more than five years ago.
The House District 71 seat will continue to be held by an official in the education business, but whether it’s longtime school board member Buddy Mincey or retired teacher Lori Callais is yet to be determined by Livingston Parish voters.
Republican and Democratic operatives in the Louisiana governor’s race escalated their rhetoric Monday as supporters of Gov. John Bel Edwards made fiery comparisons between his GOP challenger, Eddie Rispone, and white supremacist David Duke, prompt…
Louisiana’s economy is growing, and the state has its lowest unemployment rate in 11 years, Gov. John Bel Edwards told viewers during Wednesday’s debate with contractor Eddie Rispone.
Voters in the Felicianas on Nov. 16 face a choice between family grocer Roy Daryl Adams and technical college administrator Johnny Arceneaux for the District 62 seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives.
After a fairly lackluster campaign for governor, in which even the media took scant notice, voters flocked to the polls Saturday in record numbers on the first day they could cast their ballots for the Nov. 16 runoff election.
Gov. John Bel Edwards and his team has spent much of the last week at forums in Lafayette, Alexandria and elsewhere talking about the good Medicaid brings a state as poor as Louisiana and how the policies backed by his Republican opponent would le…
Eddie Rispone has offered few details about his No. 1 policy priority if elected governor: a convention to rewrite the Louisiana Constitution of 1974 and usher in sweeping changes to how state government operates.
Two Republican candidates in the runoff for a 21st Judicial District Court seat have more in common than their political parties.
Republican gubernatorial contender Eddie Rispone said Friday incumbent Gov. John Bel Edwards "hurt the reputation" of West Point by becoming a trial lawyer "that will say or do anything to stay in power."
The two candidates for Louisiana governor, incumbent Democrat John Bel Edwards and Republican challenger Eddie Rispone, faced off in a fiery debate Wednesday night, excoriating each other and trying to tarnish each other’s images in the only joint…
While positions on issues and plans for Louisiana's future have been vague from both John Bel Edwards and Eddie Rispone during debate thus far, they do hold some key differences in positions regarding education, medicaid, and more.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and his Republican opponent Eddie Rispone will meet in their lone head-to-head debate at 7 p.m. Wednesday ahead of the Nov. 16 runoff election.
Gov. John Bel Edwards and contractor Eddie Rispone will share a stage Wednesday in the first, and only, televised debate of the gubernatorial runoff, with Edwards likely to accuse Rispone of hiding out from voters and Rispone likely to tag the gov…
Appearing alone before a Baton Rouge forum Monday, Gov. John Bel Edwards took a swipe at his Republican opponent, Eddie Rispone, for skipping so many events.
Gov. John Bel Edwards appearing alone before the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday, asked “Where’s Eddie”? And what are his plans for Louisiana?
Gov. John Bel Edwards and Republican challenger Eddie Rispone are at odds on key public school issues, including what the next teacher pay raise should look like.
Insurance businessman Scott McKnight and lawyer Taryn Branson will square off in the Nov. 16 runoff for the state House District 68 seat that term-limited Rep. Steve Carter, R-Baton Rouge, has held since 2007.
Advertisements in the runoff for an open seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court show candidates Will Crain and Hans Liljeberg grilling on patios, schmoozing on sidewalks, and of course, commanding courtrooms.
The 19th Judicial District Court runoff between East Baton Rouge Metro Councilman Trae Welch and veteran Baton Rouge lawyer Ron Johnson, the twin brother of longtime 19th JDC Judge Don Johnson, has turned into a battle over experience and qualifications.
The debate between Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards and Republican businessman Eddie Rispone next week in Baton Rouge will likely be the only opportunity voters will have to see the two men appear on the same stage before the runoff election that …
Some women talked of a sea change in the Louisiana Legislature as more females than ever before signed up last summer to run for one of the 144 seats in the House and Senate.
GONZALES — Ascension Parish grocer Brandon Trosclair told a room full of Republicans this week that his House runoff opponent sent their all-Republican race “into the ditch" by bringing up his criminal charge from 2006 that was ultimately dropped.