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John Bel Edwards

  1. abortion
    A New Democratic ‘Litmus Test’ on Abortion RightsThe parties have been polarized over abortion policy for long enough that it’s time to pick sides.
  2. medicaid
    One Key Lesson From Democratic Wins in Louisiana and KentuckyFor Democrats, expanding the welfare state is always good politics (eventually).
  3. 2019 elections
    More Red-State Alarms for Trump in Louisiana Governor’s RaceTrump went all in for Eddie Rispone, but Democrat John Bel Edwards won on the strength of African-American turnout.
  4. elections of 2019
    Louisiana Governor’s Race Runoff Pits Edwards Against Trumpian TycoonDemocrat John Bel Edwards fell just short of a majority in the state’s nonpartisan primary and will face Republican Eddie Rispone on November 16.
  5. criminal justice reform
    Louisiana Gubernatorial Candidate Wants to Roll Back Criminal-Justice ReformCongressman Ralph Abraham is so committed to law-and-order politics that he voted against the modest criminal-justice-reform bill Trump signed.
  6. abortion rights
    Democrats Are Responsible for Louisiana’s Extreme Abortion BanEven though a majority of House Democrats voted against it, a Democratic legislator wrote it — and a Democratic governor will sign it.
  7. abortion
    Democrats Play Key Role in Louisiana Abortion BanWhat is unique about Louisiana’s “heartbeat” bill is that a Democratic legislator wrote it and a Democratic governor will sign it.
  8. 2019 elections
    A First Look at the 2019 ElectionsThe Democrats have a shot at the governorships in three southern states. Seven state legislative chambers and many local offices will be up for grabs.
  9. Bipartisan Health Talks Are Dead — for NowThings were looking up for bipartisan health-care talks, until the GOP decided to try once more to repeal Obamacare. But someday reason may prevail.
  10. politics
    Democrat John Bel Edwards Defeats David Vitter in Louisiana Governor’s RaceVitter has also announced he will not run for reelection in the Senate.