Friday, September 19, 2008

Politics in Louisiana, 2008

Friday, September 19, 2008
The website has this article up on their website this evening and it starts off like this... Demographic changes and a steady march to the right by the post-Katrina electorate in Louisiana has helped make two-term Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu the GOP's top target in this year's election... Louisiana is already bucking nationwide trends that have largely favored Landrieu's Democratic Party. Along with Kentucky and Oklahoma, Louisiana is one of just three states where more new voters are registering as Republicans than Democrats, according to a recent New York Times article. And the change in Louisiana may be the most pronounced... "Louisiana was the only state to register a gain of more than one percentage point for Republicans as Democratic numbers declined," the Times reported... The Bayou State also continues to support the widely unpopular President Bush, with NPR reporting that the president's approval rating is 20 points higher than the national average...
Read the rest at link below...

Katrina May Claim Another Victim as Landrieu Struggles in Re-Election Bid
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