LA-05 and Engaging the Establishment
On Saturday, there was an election in Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District to replace Rodney Alexander, who retired earlier in the year and was immediately offered a job in the state government. Alexander, on most conservative scorecards, was the lowest-ranked Republican in the state’s delegation. This is largely due to the fact that Alexander was a Democrat-turned-Republican, a move he made at the last second before | Read More »
Duck Dynasty star to run for Congress in LA-5?
Is Willie Robertson going to make the move from duck calls to roll calls? http://washingtonexaminer.com/redneck-millionaire-and-duck-dynasty-star-eyed-for-la.-house-seat/article/2534155
Duck Dynasty Goes to Washington?
Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson is being eyed as a candidate for Congress in the Bayou state. Millions have watched his antics on the show, but could Robertson turn that into votes in Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District? Current seat holder Rodney Alexander is retiring to take a job in Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s administration leaving his Congressional seat open and prompting a special election set | Read More »
Rodney Alexander (R-LA) to retire
A lot of the focus on RedState lately has been on the U.S. Senate race between Mary Landrieu, Bill Cassidy and Rob Maness. However, on Tuesday, a liberal Republican by the name of Rodney Alexander announced he was going to retire instead of run again in 2014. “Rather than producing tangible solutions to better this nation, partisan posturing has created a legislative standstill,” Alexander said | Read More »