Latest Weather Blog
Caldwell gets support from Legislature's black caucus
BATON ROUGE - Republican Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has picked up the backing of a group of Democratic state lawmakers for his re-election bid.
The Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus announced Wednesday its endorsement of Caldwell in the Nov. 21 runoff against Republican challenger Jeff Landry. Nearly all members of the caucus are Democrats.
In a statement, Rep. Katrina Jackson, chair of the organization, described Caldwell as a candidate with experience, credibility and integrity. The caucus says its political action committee will work to help Caldwell in his runoff campaign.
Caldwell has been attorney general for eight years. Before that he was a district attorney in northeast Louisiana for nearly three decades.
Landry, a former congressman, received support earlier this week from the Democratic third-place finisher in last month's primary, Geri Broussard Baloney.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Pool company a no-show following repair requests
USACE to begin the largest study on the Mississippi River
Crawfisherman rescued after spending 24 hours stranded in swamp
Nursing home with history of problems once again under microscope after resident...
One person injured in reported shooting on O'Neal Lane
LSU baseball prepares for NCAA Regional play
LSU, Tulane to meet in first round of Baton Rouge Regional as...
LSU president reminisces during team trip to DC
Southern baseball sweeps Arkansas-Pine Bluff to finish out regular season
A candid conversation with Kim Mulkey - Watch the half-hour special on...