John Kennedy

Chris Miller
January 13, 2018 - 4:59 pm
Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy told WWL-TV in an interview that "my experience with the president has been that he’s not a racist. It bothers me that we throw around this allegation being a racist a little too casually now." Kennedy was asked by the TV station's Paul Murphy if he was...
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January 10, 2018 - 11:47 am
By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Nearly two years before Louisiana's next election for governor, possible Republican contenders already are sizing up the race, hoping they can keep Democrat John Bel Edwards from a second term. U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, a popular statewide...
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January 03, 2018 - 9:17 am
2018 could be a volatile year in Louisiana politics. It’s a somewhat quiet year for elections, but UL-Lafayette Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says the Legislature and Governor John Bel Edwards have a long road facing them after the one cent sales tax falls off the books June 30th,...
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December 21, 2017 - 5:38 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The tax bill that won passage this week in Congress has provisions that members of Louisiana's congressional delegation say specifically benefit Louisiana. "Disaster tax relief is huge," Sen. Bill Cassidy said Thursday in an interview. That relief includes a provision allowing...
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December 18, 2017 - 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A White House official says the Trump judicial nominee whose qualifications were questioned by Republican senator has withdrawn his nomination. Video of Judicial Nominee Struggles To Answer A Single Question from Sen John Kennedy 12/14/17 Matthew Peterson, who was nominated by...
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December 15, 2017 - 4:54 pm
(WWL.com) U.S. Senator John Kennedy is making headlines today after questioning one of President Donald Trump’s nominees for a federal judgeship in Washington D.C. Matthew Spencer Peterson struggles to answer Kennedy’s tough questions while before the Senate Judiciary Committee. “Have you ever...
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December 14, 2017 - 3:58 pm
By MELINDA DESLATTE | Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana State Police leader Col. Kevin Reeves says spending policies have been reworked in response to a scathing audit publicly released Thursday that found Reeves' predecessor lived a lavish lifestyle financed by misused state tax...
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