- Donation little hindrance to Stephanopoulos interviews Updated: Jun-02-15 4:32 pm
NEW YORK - Newly declared Republican presidential candidate Lindsey Graham's interview with George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America" Tuesday is the latest sign that the ABC anchor's donations to the Clinton Foundation seem not to have impeded his coverage of the upcoming presidential elections.
- High stakes for Bush, Rubio in Florida presidential primary Updated: Jun-02-15 3:57 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Some of the leading Republican presidential prospects faced off at an event Tuesday in battleground Florida, a state that could prove pivotal to the Florida heavyweights seeking the nomination, not to mention any rival who manages to win here instead.
- THE LATEST: GOP presidential candidates gather in Florida Updated: Jun-02-15 9:26 am
ORLANDO, Florida - The latest from an "economic summit" hosted by Florida Gov. Rick Scott, where several of the leading Republican candidates, and expected candidates, for president are speaking Tuesday:
- GOP presidential candidates in Florida for economic summit Updated: Jun-02-15 3:05 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Six Republican presidential candidates or potential candidates will speak at an economic summit organized by Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
- Key piece of budget-balancing plan meets resistance in House Updated: Jun-01-15 8:02 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lawmakers in the House have stalled a key piece of legislation sought by Gov. Bobby Jindal as part of the state's budget-balancing plan, a bill designed to allow the governor to maintain his record against tax increases.
- Louisiana school voucher program before US appeals court Updated: Jun-01-15 5:38 pm
NEW ORLEANS - An appeals court judge had some strong questions Monday for a federal lawyer about reports that Louisiana must present about its school voucher program to the U.S. government.
- Report: Jindal's attack against Rand Paul 'raises questions' Updated: May-29-15 6:01 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's government watchdog said Gov. Bobby Jindal's use of state resources to politically attack Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul raises questions.
- Paul claims new momentum ahead of second Senate showdown Updated: May-29-15 4:44 pm
CHICAGO - A confident Rand Paul claimed new momentum Friday in his fight against government surveillance programs, just days ahead of his second Capitol Hill showdown in as many weeks.
- Longtime Louisiana journalist Ed Anderson dead at 67 Updated: May-28-15 5:19 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Ed Anderson, a journalist who covered politics, state government and a variety of other stories during more than four decades with The Times-Picayune of New Orleans, died Thursday in Baton Rouge. He was 67.
- Gov. Bobby Jindal says he'd sign medical marijuana bill Updated: May-28-15 4:36 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal says he has "no concerns" about a medical marijuana bill nearing final legislative passage and would sign it into law if it reaches his desk.
- Construction budget jammed with more projects than money Updated: May-26-15 6:43 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's lawmakers have started advancing a state construction budget for next year that is so overstuffed with projects it would give Gov. Bobby Jindal decision-making authority over which ones actually receive money.
- Gov. Haley's upcoming appearance at prayer rally questioned Updated: May-23-15 5:38 pm
NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley has come under criticism for her plan to headline a massive Christian-themed prayer rally next month.
- New Orleans Mayor blasts Jindal with counter executive order Updated: May-21-15 5:31 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu responded to Gov. Bobby Jindal's controversial religious objections executive order by issuing an order of his own.
- Critics bash Louisiana governor on 'religious freedom' order Updated: May-21-15 5:28 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - "Arrogant" and "cynical" - that's what Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called President Barack Obama last fall after the president issued an executive order addressing the hot-button social issue of illegal immigration.
- 10's a crowd? GOP prepares for double digits on debate stage Updated: May-20-15 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON - The first Republican presidential debate will feature no fewer than 10 candidates.
- Oklahoma GOP roiled by infighting as conference looms Updated: May-20-15 8:04 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - As Republicans prepare for some of the party's biggest names to descend on Oklahoma for the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, the state party is being rocked by infighting over its new chairman's decision to retain a staffer who pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge.
- Budget puzzle remains largest issue in session's final weeks Updated: May-16-15 11:26 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's public colleges and public health care services started the legislative session in shaky financial shape, facing the risk of deep slashing in the coming months. As lawmakers passed the midpoint of their work, those programs face no greater financial certainty.
- Jindal's tobacco settlement sale proposal hits resistance Updated: May-15-15 5:53 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposal to sell Louisiana's remaining share of a massive tobacco settlement to help generate a few years of short-term cash has stalled, with little support from key state officials.
- Ethics accusations lodged in Louisiana's Common Core dispute Updated: May-11-15 10:53 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - As they fight Louisiana's use of the multistate education standards, Common Core opponents have raised questions about conflicts of interest and ties to organizations they say hold undue influence in Louisiana's public school education policy.
- Jindal administration to sell Baton Rouge welcome center Updated: May-05-15 6:15 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration is preparing to sell a welcome center and adjacent parking garage in downtown Baton Rouge.
- Tax hikes for roadwork begin advancing in Louisiana House Updated: May-05-15 1:41 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Pothole-riddled roads, traffic congestion and a never-addressed wish list of transportation projects are driving Louisiana's lawmakers to consider state tax increases to raise new money for roadwork.