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 2019-10-30 15:15 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Grace Notes: Another impeachment, another look at Bob Livingston in Capitol spotlight...

Before Steve Scalise was elected to represent Louisiana's 1st Congressional District, the job was held by Bobby Jindal, who followed David Vitter. And before any of them, there was Bob...

 2019-10-28 23:00 

The Advocate

Letters: Back a governor who will turn the tide on tort reforms...

Kudos to Dan Fagan for his Oct. 23 column which brought back unfortunate memories of what occurred four years ago when the Republican Party's candidates in the primary election were Scott Angelle and David Vitter. The major planks in David......

 2019-10-17 23:00 

The Advocate

Lanny Keller: Eddie Rispone, you're no David Vitter, and that's a great thing, probably...

It's hard to think of a serious candidate for governor who has as little official experience as Eddie Rispone, the Baton Rouge tycoon whose millions invested in ads pushed him into second place in the primary election....

 2019-10-11 16:00 

The Advocate

Clancy DuBos: A few key takeaways from this election cycle...

When John Bel Edwards up-ended David Vitter and the Louisiana GOP in 2015 to win the governor's race, most Republicans chalked it up as a one-off, a fluke. Well, here we are four years later....

 2019-10-11 15:45 

The Advocate

Election takeaways...

When John Bel Edwards up-ended David Vitter and the Louisiana GOP in 2015 to win the governor's race, most Republicans chalked it up as a one-off, a fluke. Well, here we are four years later....

 2019-07-02 23:00 

The Advocate

Dan Fagan: La. voters need more conservative Legislature...

Someone describing himself as a conservative Republican recently told me he voted for John Bel Edwards because he simply didn't like David Vitter personally. The voter wondered, "How much damage could a liberal Democrat like Edwards do with a Repu...

 2019-07-02 23:00 

The Advocate

Dan Fagan: Louisiana voters need a genuinely conservative Legislature, not just Republicans in name only...

Someone describing himself as a conservative Republican recently told me he voted for John Bel Edwards because he simply didn't like David Vitter personally. The voter wondered, "How much damage could a liberal Democrat like Edwards do with a Repu...

 2019-06-28 07:59 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

How John Bel Edwards flipped the script in governor's race against David Vitter...

As Mary Landrieu's bid for a fourth term in the U.S. Senate crashed into a 12-point loss to little-known Congressman Bill Cassidy, statewide elected Democrats in Louisiana were suddenly as rare as unicorns. And no one was publicly predicting that woul...

 2019-05-16 19:40 

Daily Kos

Congressional experts baffled that the Senate is broken, ignoring McConnell's promise to destroy it...

Thursday morning, the Senate confirmed Wendy Vitter, wife of former Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter, as U.S. District Court judge for Eastern Louisiana. Speaking at a 2013 anti-abortion rally, Vitter said that the healthcare providers at Planned Pa...

 2019-05-16 17:04 

Washington Post

Senate confirms Wendy Vitter as federal judge, despite Democrats' objections over her opposition to abortion...

Vitter, wife of former senator David Vitter, has said she will be bound by the precedent of Roe v. Wade in her decision-making....

 2019-05-16 16:29 

The Advocate

Wendy Vitter, abortion foe, confirmed for lifetime federal judicial seat based in New Orleans...

WASHINGTON — Wendy Vitter, the Louisiana native who once put aside an ambitious legal career to play political spouse to unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate and former Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter, is now a federal judge for life....

 2019-05-04 23:00 

The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: John Kennedy is once more following in David Vitter's footsteps...

One credible explanation for U.S. Sen. John Kennedy's decision not to challenge Gov. John Bel Edwards for re-election is that he didn't want to be the next David Vitter....

 2019-03-26 15:45 

The Advocate

Grace Notes: Retiring Democratic senator's major accomplishment happened due to an unlikely partnership with David Vitter...

New Mexico U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, who announced this week that he would not seek reelection, is a towering figure among environmentalists, clean energy advocates and those seeking urgent action on climate change. Not exactly the sort of record that......

 2019-01-29 17:32 

The Advocate

Grace Notes: The case of David Vitter's big Russian lobbying client keeps getting more convoluted...

Former U.S. Sen. David Vitter's a smart guy, and I'm sure he's pretty good at his new lobbying career. One would guess so, considering that his assignment as part of a high-powered, highly paid team out to end sanctions on......

 2019-01-27 03:15 

The Advocate

James Gill: Vitter's work for Russian looks a lot like prostitution...

David Vitter had reason to celebrate when his former colleagues in the U.S. Senate ensured that sanctions against Oleg Deripaska's companies would be lifted....

 2019-01-27 00:00 

The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: John Bel Edwards isn't facing Bobby Jindal, but he's sure talking about him...

In 2015, then-state Rep. John Bel Edwards stunned the Louisiana political world by walloping U.S. Sen. David Vitter, considered at the time to be Louisiana's most strategically gifted Republican and a man who'd never before lost an election....

 2019-01-25 00:00 

The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: Once a reformer, David Vitter's now lobbying for Russian oligarch...

Even the people who don't like him tend to acknowledge that former U.S. Sen. David Vitter has many talents. One of them is an ability to reinvent himself....

 2019-01-17 16:28 

The Advocate

Grace Notes: On Russian sanctions vote, John Kennedy bucks Donald Trump -- and David Vitter...

U.S. Sen. John Kennedy doesn't often break with the Trump administration, so it's noteworthy when he does. One of those occasions came Wednesday, when Kennedy joined with Democrats and 10 fellow Republicans in opposing an administration move to li...

 2019-01-16 23:27 

CNN

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Effort to ease Russian sanctions boosted by former Louisiana senator...

Former Republican Sen. David Vitter is lobbying on behalf of companies linked to a Russian oligarch with ties to President Vladimir Putin, aligning himself with Trump administration efforts to ease sanctions on his clients, according to documents filed wi...

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