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Elections
9:54 am
Fri December 5, 2008

2nd Congressional District Candidates

On Saturday's election for Representative of Louisiana's Second Congressional District, three men hope to unseat 18-year incumbent William Jefferson: Libertarian Gregory Kahn, Republican Ahn 'Joseph' Cao, and Green Party candidate Malik Rahim.

None of Congressman Jefferson's challengers has been elected to government office, but Republican candidate Anh 'Joseph' Cao, a Vietnam-born lawyer from New Orleans East, sidesteps this issue by comparing himself to one recent candidate whose personal qualities trumped experience.

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Elections
4:42 am
Tue November 4, 2008

New Orleanians Getting Out to Vote

In the last several days, Republicans and Democrats alike have been reminding voters how important it is to get out and vote. Across the nation, citizens are making phone calls and volunteering rides to neighbors. Here in New Orleans, getting out the vote is a personal and passionate act. Eve Abrams talks with a few enthusiastic voters in New Orleans on election day.

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Features
12:57 am
Tue November 4, 2008

New Orleanians Getting Out to Vote

Elections
6:05 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Voters to Choose U.S. Senator

Louisiana voters will be choosing a U.S. Senator. with incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu facing off against Republican John Kennedy.

Elections
6:02 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Democratic Voters to Choose Second District Candidate

Democratic voters will be choosing a candidate in the Second District to face off next month in a general election.

William Jefferson
10:30 am
Fri October 3, 2008

LA-2: Incumbent Jefferson Faces Six Challengers in Primary

This Saturday, October 4th, is the Democratic primary. It's part of the election process that will decide who will go to the nation's capital to represent Louisiana's second district in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The primary is another chapter in the story of William Jefferson, the 18-year incumbent whose political career may hang in the balance.

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Elections
4:29 am
Fri October 3, 2008

Elections To Shape Criminal Justice System

Saturday, October 4th, New Orleans' voters will decide who will represent them in the District Attorney's office and on the criminal court bench.

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