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Gustav Weakens to Cat. 2, Levees Holding

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Louisiana, News

While it’s way too early to breathe a sigh of relief, the good news is: Hurricane Gustav made landfall at just a category two and the New Orleans levees look like they’re going to hold. The storm also hit the Louisiana coastline at more of an angle than the direct hit Katrina gave the area. […]

September 1st, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Obama Adds 2 Superdelegates This Morning

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Indiana, Louisiana, Super Delegates!!!

The first is New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin: “Since the immediate days following the storm, I have been traveling to our nation’s capitol to advocate for policies that aid our rebuilding effort,” Nagin said in a statement released by the Obama campaign. “I know first hand, we desperately need the leadership of someone committed to […]

May 13th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

On Race, Politics & False Assumptions

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Blogging, Louisiana, Mississippi, Race

Michael van der Galien wrote a post yesterday entitled, It’s All About Race. Needless to say it’s about Obama’s overwhelming support among black voters in Tuesday’s contest in Mississippi and why that’s happening. Let’s take a look at Michael’s argument (note: Mississippi and Louisiana are mixed up here, so read everything in the following as […]

March 13th, 2008 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

Louisiana, Washington, Nebraska, Virgin Islands and Maine

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Louisiana, Maine, Nebraska, Virgin Islands, Washington

They’re all happening this weekend. Obama has visited all of these primary or caucus locales. Hillary has visited two. There are 161 delegates at stake. What will happen? Here are some guesses… Washington primary, 78 delegates: Lay of the land: Obama is thought to have an advantage in the caucuses, which are dominated by party […]

February 8th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »