Originally published on Mon November 18, 2013 7:11 pm
Republicans are still trying to make sense of Saturday's election results in Louisiana.
In an upset, GOP political newcomer Vance McAllister handily defeated fellow Republican Neil Riser Saturday in a special election runoff that tested the party's approach toward Obamacare.
Riser had the backing of the Republican establishment and Tea Party groups. McAllister was buoyed by endorsements from two local African-American leaders and the family featured in the popular reality television series Duck Dynasty.
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