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    Louisiana Runoff Elections

    Elizabeth Crisp reported by telephone on that day’s runoff elections in Louisiana, including how the U.S. Senate race was being viewed as a referendum on the presidential election.

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    Louisiana Senate Debate

    Five of the 24 candidates in the Louisiana 2016 U.S Senate race, Representatives Charles Boustany (R) and John Fleming (R), Foster Campbell (D), Caroline Fayard (D), and John Kennedy (R),…

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    New Orleans as a Sanctuary City

    A House subcommittee discussed immigration enforcement in New Louisiana state officials and Department of Justice representatives appeared at a hearing on New Orleans' status as a “sanctuary…

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    President Obama on Louisiana Flood Response

    Following a tour of flood damage in a neighborhood in Zachary, north of Baton Rouge, President Obama spoke to the press about government response and assistance .

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    Louisiana Floods and FEMA Access

    Governor John Bel Edwards (D-LA) held a press conference on access to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) disaster recovery and temporary housing programs for victims of…

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    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Flood Response in Louisiana

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Governor John Bel Edwards (D-LA), Representative Cedric Richmond (D-LA), and others spoke to reporters in Baton Rouge about federal, state, and…

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    Representative Garret Graves on Louisiana Flood Response

    Representative Garret Graves (R-LA) spoke by phone about conditions in his congressional district following historic flooding in his state. He also discussed federal response to the…

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    Isle de Jean Charles Relocation and Climate Change

    Coral Davenport talked about her story on an unusual $48 million federal grant to relocate an entire community in Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, struggling with the impact of climate change. Her story “Resettling the First American…

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    Confederate Monuments in New Orleans

    Jeff Adelson joined by phone to talk about the debate over the removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans.

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    Whitney Plantation and Slavery

    John Cummings talked about the Whitney Plantation, a Louisiana plantation dating back to the late 1750s, which Cummings bought and turned into a museum devoted to telling the story of slavery on…

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    Criminal Justice in New Orleans

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) talked about efforts in his city to reduce both its incarceration and crime rates in tandem, the challenges to those efforts, and the lasting effects of Hurricane Katrina on criminal…

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    New Orleans Boom and Blackout

    Brian Boyles talked about his book New Orleans Boom and Blackout, in which he recalls New Orleans' push to ready the city for the 2013 Super Bowl and the succeeding power outage at the New…

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    Oil and Water

    Professors Andrea Miller and Shearon Roberts talked about their book Oil and Water, in which they examine the media coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

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    Black Life in Old New Orleans

    Keith Weldon Medley talked about his book Black Life in Old New Orleans, in which he provides a history of African-American communities in New Orleans.

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    Louisiana Gubernatorial Election Victory Speech

    Democratic Louisiana State Representative John Bel Edwards spoke to his supporters at an election watch party at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans after Senator David Vitter (R-LA) conceded the runoff election…

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    Senator Vitter Concession Speech

    Senator David Vitter (R-LA) conceded the Louisiana gubernatorial race to his opponent, Democratic State Representative John Bel Edwards, in the state’s runoff election. In his speech, Senator Vitter…

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    Louisiana Gubernatorial Debate

    Louisiana State Representative John Bel Edwards (D) and Senator David Vitter (R-LA) participated in a debate ahead of a runoff election in the Louisiana governor’s race.

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    Louisiana Gubernatorial Campaign Ads

    Campaign ads were shown for Louisiana gubernatorial candidates State Representative John Bel Edwards (D) and U.S. Senator David Vitter (R). Senator Vitter’s ad was in response to State…

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    Leadership and Crisis

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal talked about his book Leadership and Crisis (Regnery Press, 2010). It deals with his experiences in office, including his handling of the fallout from Hurricane…

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    New Member of Congress, Representative Ralph Abraham

    Representative Ralph Abraham (R-LA) talked about his role as a new member of the 114th Congress. Topics included his background as a physician, veterinarian, and pilot; priorities for his…

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