US Rep. Charles Boustany (@RepBoustany) Wants Louisiana to Embrace Obamacare
Robert Costa at National Review has a report that Eric Cantor is yelling at House Committee Chairmen for doing the right thing and opposing the farm bill. The Committee Chairmen recognize just how terrible the legislation is and Cantor is upset with them. One would think the House Republican Majority Leader would be more upset with House Republicans who want states to embrace Obamacare. For | Read More »
LA-3 Runoff: It’s a Jungle Out There
In a Jungle Primary oddity, Tuesday’s election pitted two incumbent Republicans vying for a single seat in Louisiana’s new District 3 (Southwest LA). The results: Rep. Charles Boustany (R-Lafayette) – 45% Rep. Jeff Landry (R-New Iberia) – 30% Attorney Ron Richard (D-Lake Charles) – 22% “The Field” 1 (R) & 1 (L) – 3% Until the entry of the unknown Richard into the race, Boustany | Read More »
81 versus 62 is the Measure of Jeff Landry vs. Charles Boustany, Jr.
The Heritage Action for America (HAFA) scorecard, until the day I get around to doing one, is pretty much the gold standard for conservatism in Congress. The average House Republican has a score of 66%. In Louisiana, thanks to redistricting, Congressmen Charles Boustany and Jeff Landry have been put in a district together. Louisiana has a jungle primary where everyone piles in together on November | Read More »
Charles Boustany: The Most Pro-Palestinian Republican in Congress
The primaries ended a long time ago, and we are all focused assiduously on the general election. However, there is one major Republican primary contest that is still outstanding. The member-on-member battle between conservative Jeff Landry and pro-Palestinian leftist Charles Boustany in Louisiana District 3. Louisiana holds a jungle primary in which all candidates, regardless of party affiliation, are put on the same ballot on | Read More »