- Louisiana Senate race draws its first Democratic candidate Updated: Feb-04-16 4:51 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's U.S. Senate race has its first Democratic contender.
- Republicans decry waiver of food stamp work requirements Updated: Jan-14-16 6:12 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Republicans on Thursday criticized Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards' decision to waive work requirements for thousands of food stamp recipients, saying the assistance program should only be a short-term safety net.