May 6, 2009 -
Especially since the 2008 elections, it's become a staple of political conventional wisdom to say the Republicans are "a regional party based in the South." The region is an especially favorite target for national pundits, who
April 29, 2009 -
Talk about saving the biggest for last: Today, the last day of the Supreme Court term, they will hear one of the most important cases in years: the fate of the Voting Rights Act, the landmark piece of civil rights legislation pa
February 25, 2009 -
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal got his close-up last night, delivering the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union Address, and the reaction can't be encouraging for someone on the GOP's 2012 presidential short-list.
February 23, 2009 -
City boosters in New Orleans say Mardi Gras is shaping up to be a smashing success this year despite the gloomy economy: Only three of 49 parades were cancelled and as one resident points out, hard times may be helping: