Louisiana

Exclusive: Democratic Party-Linked Shadow Group Funded Racially Charged Louisiana Ad

Unregistered PAC also paid for Gov. Edwards's campaign expenses; shares address with state party

The organization behind an ad calling Louisiana’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone a white supremacist is funded almost entirely by the state Democratic party and a second group that both shares a mailing address with the party and is directly tied to Governor John Bel Edwards's reelection campaign.

Obama, Holder Group Drops $300K Into Louisiana

Dem incumbent in dead heat ahead of Saturday runoff

A group backed by President Barack Obama and led by former attorney general Eric Holder sent $300,000 to Louisiana Democrats in the closing days of the governor's race, filings show.

Lawyer Wants Out of Louisiana Bar Association

Lawsuit argues mandatory membership dues constitute coerced speech, citing Janus decision

A Louisiana lawyer joined a growing number of attorneys challenging the payment of mandatory membership dues to state bar associations.

Film Studios Donate to John Bel Edwards After Hollywood Trip

Louisiana governor billed taxpayers to boost out-of-state fundraising

A flood of California political contributions went to Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards (D.) after he took a taxpayer-funded trip to Los Angeles that he said was aimed at boosting his state’s business relationship with the film industry.

Poll: Dem Support for John Bel Edwards Plummets After He Signs Abortion Bill

64% of young Democrats want Bel Edwards to face primary challenge

John Bel EdwardsDemocratic Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards (D.) damaged his standing with likely voters in his own party by signing restrictive abortion legislation, with many saying they'd be open to opposing his reelection and supporting a primary challenger, according to a new poll.