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Stories with person: Mary Landrieu
  • Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:46 am
  • WASHINGTON - Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.

  • President defending health law good for some Dems 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:57 pm
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's full-throated defense of his health care overhaul seems perfectly timed for Democrats who want their party to embrace the law more enthusiastically.

  • Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:00 pm
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President Barack Obama.

  • Manchin urges mines to speak out about coal 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 3:46 pm
  • DENVER - The Democratic senator leading the battle against the White House's strategy to fight climate change urged the mining industry on Tuesday to speak out about coal's role in providing affordable, reliable electricity to the country to help combat strict new emissions rules for coal-fired power plants.

  • Owner to study new uses for closing shipyard 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:04 pm
  • Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries said it will look at redeveloping its Avondale, Louisiana, shipyard with a Texas-based pipeline company.

  • Alaska ad proudly ties Dem senator to 'Obamacare' 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:24 pm
  • WASHINGTON - After months of watching Democrats get hammered over President Barack Obama's health care law, friends of an embattled senator are fighting back by proudly linking him to "Obamacare."

  • Shorter red snapper season ahead for Gulf Coast 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:23 pm
  • NEW ORLEANS - Charter boat and recreational fishermen will have only 11 days beginning June 1 to reel in red snapper from federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico this year, down from 42 last year.

  • Energy regulator: Steps underway to protect grid 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:00 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The top federal energy regulator said Thursday that her agency is taking steps to improve handling of classified national security information, following a report that officials improperly allowed widespread access to a document that outlined specific physical threats to the nation's electric grid.

  • 11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:37 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.

  • Landrieu asks lawmakers to back Medicaid expansion 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:06 am
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - While she was visiting Baton Rouge, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu said she was meeting with state lawmakers to encourage them to support the expansion of Louisiana's Medicaid program.

  • Landrieu outpaces Cassidy in latest fundraising 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 9:15 pm
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu continues to outraise her nearest competitor in Louisiana's Senate race.

  • Landrieu sidesteps debate over levee board lawsuit 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:26 pm
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu distanced herself Monday from a lawsuit filed by a New Orleans-area levee board against more than 90 oil and gas companies, saying litigation isn't the way to restore her state's lost wetlands.

  • Health care sign-ups surge - will they save Dems? 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 7:42 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Mocking his critics, President Barack Obama boasted Tuesday that 7.1 million people have signed up for his health care law, an unexpected comeback after a disastrous rollout sent his poll numbers plummeting and stirred fears among Democrats facing re-election this fall.

  • Unguarded comments, caught on tape, dog candidates 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 8:34 pm
  • WASHINGTON - You might think this year's candidates had learned from Barack Obama's comments about bitter people who "cling to guns or religion." Or perhaps from Mitt Romney's apparent dismissal of the 47 percent of Americans who don't pay federal income taxes.

  • Obama says more than 6M signed up for health care 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:58 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Back on track after a stumbling start, President Barack Obama's heath care overhaul reached a milestone Thursday, with more than 6 million Americans signed up for coverage through new insurance markets.

  • Craig seeks 6th congressional seat again 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 6:24 am
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Libertarian Rufus Craig is a candidate again for the Baton Rouge-based 6th District congressional seat.

  • Senate hears pleas for gas exports to Europe 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 5:27 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Calls to begin U.S. natural gas exports to Europe to counter Russian influence across the continent grew louder Tuesday amid concerns that Russia will move deeper into Ukraine.