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File photo of Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA).  (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

In Louisiana, GOP’s Cassidy Vows To Oppose Obama

Louisiana Republican Bill Cassidy’s defeat of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu completes the GOP’s takeover of Deep South politics and its national domination.

12/07/2014

U.S. Senator elect Bill Cassidy (R-LA) celebrates with supporters after defeating Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA)at the Crowne Plaza Hotel during an election night watch party on December 6, 2014 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Cassidy's victory brings the number of Republican Senate seats captured in this years midterm elections to nine and gives Republicans every statewide office in the swath of seven states that used to make up the Solid South for Democrats. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Last Of Senate’s Deep South Democrats Defeated

Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy has denied Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana a fourth term, calling his Senate victory “the exclamation point” on midterm elections that put Republicans in charge on Capitol Hill for President Barack Obama’s last two years in office.

12/07/2014

Gov. Rick Perry file photo. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perry: Immigration Order Means More Border Chaos

Gov. Rick Perry says the Obama administration’s executive action on immigration will trigger a new flood of people illegally entering Texas from Mexico.

12/03/2014

Phil Robertson and Miss Kay are featured in a new radio ad for Louisiana Republican congressional candidate Zach Dasher. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

‘Duck Dynasty’ Family Members Cut Ad For Nephew

Phil Robertson, and his wife Kay are featured in a new radio ad for Louisiana Republican congressional candidate Zach Dasher.

09/24/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a GOP event on Aug. 23, 2014 in Stratham, N.H. (credit: Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Cites Joan Rivers To Back Clinic Law

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday invoked comedian Joan Rivers’ death at a surgical clinic while defending a law he signed that would close the majority of abortion facilities in the nation’s second-most populous state.

09/21/2014

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Abbott Again Questions Davis Book Tour During Race

Democrat Wendy Davis on Thursday disputed ethics allegations raised by Republican opponent Greg Abbott over promoting her new memoir in the final stretch of the Texas governor’s race.

09/11/2014

Wendy Davis announced her intentions to run for Texas Governer at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Oct. 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Davis Wants $10 Minimum Wage Amid ‘Texas Miracle’

A call by Democrat Wendy Davis to raise the Texas minimum wage to $10 an hour as protesters nationwide demand better pay for fast-food workers is drawing criticism from business leaders.

09/05/2014

File photo of court. (Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

New York Congressman’s Ex-Girlfriend Pleads Guilty

A Texas woman romantically linked to embattled New York Congressman Michael Grimm has pleaded guilty to campaign finance charges.

09/03/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the podium to the National Right to Life Committee during their opening general session at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport Hotel on June 27, 2013.  (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry: To Deter Grousing, State Won’t Pay Lawyers

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he believes taxpayers should have picked up his legal tab but opted to use campaign funds “to keep from having folks grouse about it.”

08/26/2014

Gov. Rick Perry file photo. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry’s Team Will Ask Judge To End Case

An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.

08/22/2014

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