Senator Mary Landrieu

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4:37 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Mary Landrieu Wrestles An (Obamacare) Alligator

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is facing a tough re-election bid.
J. Scott Applewhite AP

Originally published on Thu December 12, 2013 7:37 am

In any conversation about vulnerable Senate Democrats, Mary Landrieu of Louisiana rises straight to the top of the list.

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Politics
4:00 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Senator Landrieu Says Lawmakers Scrambling To End Shutdown

Senator Mary Landrieu.
Office of Senator Mary Landrieu

US Senator Mary Landrieu, D-LA, in a telephone interview from Capitol Hill.

Louisiana’s Democratic US Senator Mary Landrieu says talks are under way in the nation’s capital to end the partial government shutdown. Those behind-the-scenes discussions aren’t getting much traction.

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Latest News
7:00 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Senator Landrieu Introduces Bipartisan Revenue-Sharing Plan For Coastal States

Senator Mary Landrieu.
Office of Senator Mary Landrieu

Senator Mary Landrieu, D-LA, at a Washington, D.C. news conference.

Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu is joining forces with Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska over energy revenue sharing.

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7:00 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Senator Landrieu Pushes Interior Nominee for Revenue-Sharing Changes

Senator Mary Landrieu.
Office of Senator Mary Landrieu

Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu is calling on the Obama administration’s nominee for Interior Secretary to support a bigger share of oil and gas revenue to coastal states.

At a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Landrieu told nominee Sally Jewell that offshore drilling along the Gulf Coast accounts for three times the production onshore in western and interior states.

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Recovery
11:48 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Landrieu Announces $6M in FEMA Grants

U.S. Sen. Mary L. Landrieu says $6 million in disaster recovery grants related to Hurricanes Isaac and Katrina are heading to Louisiana.

Landrieu says the funds are provided through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Public Assistance Program.

Landrieu said Wednesday that $3.7 million will go to the state Department of Agriculture and Forestry for emergency protective measures and fuel distribution as a result of Isaac.

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7:00 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Senator Landrieu Backing Keystone Pipeline

Senator Mary Landrieu.
Office of Senator Mary Landrieu

U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu is pushing for support of the Keystone pipeline.

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-LA, on the Senate floor.

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Politics
3:33 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Bobby Jindal One Of The Most Unpopular Governors In The Country, Poll Says

Bobby Jindal, once one of the most popular governors in the country, has seen his approval ratings slide over the past two-and-a-half years to just 37 percent, according to a report released today by the Public Policy Polling organization.

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7:00 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Senator Landrieu Names U.S. Attorney Nominee

Legal expert discusses Senator Landrieu's nominee.

Senator Mary Landrieu has recommended New Orleans native Kenneth Polite to replace retired U.S. Attorney Jim Letten. One legal expert says there’s a strong chance he’ll get the job.

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7:00 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Affordable Care Act Deadline Approaches

The deadline is approaching this week for governors who opted out of provisions of the Affordable Care Act to change their minds. Louisiana Republican Governor Bobby Jindal is refusing to set up a state-run health insurance exchange for people who can’t afford plans in the current market.

Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu is turning up the pressure on Jindal. She wants the state to establish a system under the new guidelines instead of having the federal government impose general standards.

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6:00 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Senator Landrieu Backs Civil Settlement With BP

Senator Landrieu hopes BP will settle oil spill civil lawsuit.

With the BP criminal settlement over the 2010 oil spill now pending a judge’s approval, talks are heating up to reach a deal on civil Clean Water Act fines. U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu is hoping they’re successful.

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