Wednesday's Senate vote on contraception legislation is the latest example of Democrats' win-by-losing strategy, which forces Republicans to vote on sensitive matters that might rile women this fall.

After weeks of public disagreement, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Education Superintendent John White are sitting down to talk about standardized testing for the upcoming school year.

senate money carouselSo far the two lead contenders have deposited more than $21.5 million into their accounts, with more certainly to come.

Incumbency hasn't helped U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister boost his campaign coffers.

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu continues to outraise her chief Republican competitor, U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, but she's spending more money as well.

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