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  • Four governors convene, Edwards talks baby Play Video

    April 17, 2013 6:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE- All four living former Louisiana Governors held a panel discussion on the state's politics at LSU's Business Education Complex. Governors Edwin Edwards, Buddy Roemer, Mike Foster and Kathleen Blanco, discussed political topics like taxes, Medicaid, and education. "Often the best and the brightest have to go... more »
  • Former La. governors talk about time in office

    December 12, 2012 6:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's four living former governors traded stories about their combined 30 years in the state's top leadership post, defended their performances and offered suggestions at a rare public gathering together. Former Govs. Edwin Edwards, Buddy Roemer, Mike Foster and Kathleen Blanco spoke Wednesday to a packed house... more »
  • Former Governor Blanco, lawmaker react to Lombardi move Play Video

    April 27, 2012 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former Governor Kathleen Blanco says John Lombardi was caught in the cross fire while dealing with massive budget cuts to higher education. The LSU Board of Supervisors fire Lombardi has system president Friday. Blanco appointed Lombardi and says he is guilty of defending what he loves, the... more »
  • Former Gov. Blanco diagnosed with rare eye cancer

    June 8, 2011 2:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Governor Kathleen Blanco has been diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer, according to a spokesperson. Blanco's former press secretary Marie Centanni said a recent eye exam found choroidal melanoma in one of her eyes last week. Centanni said Blanco is in good... more »
  • Former governor, Katrina victims react to Bush book

    November 9, 2010 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People said former President George Bush's memoir, "Decision Points," opens old wounds in Louisiana, but it also opens eyes to a different side of Hurricane Katrina. Bush acknowledges in the book that he could have done a better job responding to the country's worst natural disaster.... more »
  • Interview with former Gov. Blanco

    August 30, 2010 11:41 AM

    Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast five years ago on August 29th, 2005. News 2's Whitney Vann sat down with former Governor Kathleen Blanco as she reflected on the storm and its aftermath five years later. more »

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