David Vitter http://wwno.org en Complaint Filed Against Pro-Vitter Super PAC http://wwno.org/post/complaint-filed-against-pro-vitter-super-pac <p>Two groups that advocate for campaign finance reform are raising questions about the operations of a super PAC formed by backers of Republican U.S. Senator David Vitter.</p><p></p><p>The Advocate reports the groups — Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21, — have asked the Federal Elections Commission to look into the possible solicitation of illegal campaign contributions.</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:28:11 +0000 Associated Press 56932 at http://wwno.org Pro-Vitter PAC Challenges State Campaign Donor Limit http://wwno.org/post/pro-vitter-pac-challenges-state-campaign-donor-limit <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A super PAC supporting Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter is asking a federal judge to throw out the state's donor limits to political action committees.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Fund for Louisiana's Future filed a lawsuit in New Orleans federal court Tuesday, challenging the limits as an unconstitutional limit on political speech.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 03:17:03 +0000 The Associated Press 54310 at http://wwno.org Senator Vitter Announces Run For Governor's Office; Mary Landrieu Reacts http://wwno.org/post/senator-vitter-announces-run-governors-office-mary-landrieu-reacts <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisiana Republican Senator David </span>Vitter<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has announced he’ll be running for governor next year. He’s telling supporters he can have a bigger impact in Baton Rouge than in Washington.</span></p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 52571 at http://wwno.org Sen. Vitter Will Run For Governor In Louisiana http://wwno.org/post/sen-vitter-will-run-governor-louisiana Louisiana Sen. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 18:05:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 52545 at http://wwno.org Vitter Enters Race for Louisiana Governor http://wwno.org/post/vitter-enters-race-louisiana-governor Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter will be a candidate in Louisiana's 2015 governor's race.<p>Vitter announced his plans in an email to supporters on Tuesday, saying "I believe that as our next governor, I can have a bigger impact addressing the unique challenges and opportunities we face in Louisiana."<p>The Associated Press obtained the announcement from Vitter's staff.<p>Vitter's announcement ends months of speculation. His decision is expected to influence which other potential candidates enter the race.<p>Gov. Bobby Jindal is term-limited.<p>Republican Lt. Gov. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 15:43:00 +0000 editor 52533 at http://wwno.org Vitter's New Clout Could Get Things Done http://wwno.org/post/vitters-new-clout-could-get-things-done <img class="asset-image" align="right" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wrkf/files/styles/card_280/public/201302/800px-Morganza_Floodway_opened_in_Louisiana_seen_from_Air.jpg" alt="" /><p>The U.S. Tue, 05 Feb 2013 18:26:00 +0000 Kelly Connelly 28629 at http://wwno.org Super PAC Could Help Vitter in Gubernatorial Bid http://wwno.org/post/super-pac-could-help-vitter-gubernatorial-bid <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A Washington fundraising heavyweight is helping to set up federal and state super PACs to support U.S. Sen. David Vitter, a move that heightens speculation that Vitter is eyeing a bid to run for governor.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 02:23:05 +0000 The Associated Press 27992 at http://wwno.org Vitter Named Top Republican on Environment Committee http://wwno.org/post/vitter-named-top-republican-environment-committee <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">U.S. Senator David Vitter has been named deputy Senate whip and will take over as the top ranking Republican on the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.</p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:42:44 +0000 The Associated Press 26287 at http://wwno.org Vitter cancels town hall meetings in north La. http://wwno.org/post/vitter-cancels-town-hall-meetings-north-la <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">U.S. Sen. David Vitter says he's canceled Vitter two town hall meetings in north Louisiana because of Tropical Storm Isaac.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Louisiana Republican said meetings today in Lake Providence and on Tuesday in Winnsboro have been canceled.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 17:42:01 +0000 The Associated Press 18629 at http://wwno.org Vitter: EPA gives La grant to help fight dead zone http://wwno.org/post/vitter-epa-gives-la-grant-help-fight-dead-zone <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">U.S. Sen. David Vitter says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will award a $100,000 grant to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to help fight the Gulf of Mexico&#39;s &quot;dead zone.&quot;</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 17:54:58 +0000 The Associated Press 17414 at http://wwno.org