The Key to Victory in November Is the Swing States

The Key to Victory in November Is the Swing States

“We will no longer surrender this country or its people to the false song of globalism.  The nation state remains the true foundation for happiness and harmony.  I am skeptical of international unions that tie us up and bring America down.  Under my administration, we will never enter America into any agreement that reduces our […]

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Edmond Jordan Is Newest House Member

Edmond Jordan Is Newest House Member

BATON ROUGE — Attorney Edmond Jordan received 60 percent of the vote in a Special Election Saturday to fill a seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives left vacant by the death of Rep. Ronnie Edwards (D-Baton Rouge).  Rep.-elect Jordan will take office immediately and join the legislative session which is currently in progress. Jordan […]

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Bodi White to Run for Mayor-President: Central Native Will Build on Base in NBR, SE Baton Rouge

Bodi White to Run for Mayor-President: Central Native Will Build on Base in NBR, SE Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE — Sen. Bodi White has announced his candidacy for Mayor-President of East Baton Rouge Parish in the Nov. 8 election.  Incumbent Mayor-President Kip Holden is barred from seeking reelection because of term limits. White, a conservative Republican from Central, will try to earn a spot in the Dec. 10 runoff by uniting voters in […]

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Read Capital City News for May 19, 2016

Read Capital City News for May 19, 2016

READ CAPITAL CITY NEWS FOR MAY 19, 2016 — Top stories in this paper: • Sen. Bodi White Likely to Run for Mayor-President • Edmond Jordan Is Newest Member of House of Representatives • Opinion: Key to Victory in November Is Swing States • Delgado Grilled on Opposition to St. George Click here: http://centralcitynews.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/CCN-5-19-16.pdf — • Central Veterans Memorial Dedication […]

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Istrouma Group Advises Supt. Drake

After nearly one year on the job, East Baton Rouge Parish schools Supt. Warren Drake is well on his way to fulfilling one of his major commitments — the re-opening of Istrouma High School, once the largest high school in the state and believed by alumni to be one of the best.  Known for its […]

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Dem, GOP Leaders Meet

The parties may be at war in Washington, but in Baton Rouge, leaders of the Democratic and Republican parties are working together to promote the democratic process.  Democratic chairlady Carolyn Hill and Republican chairman Woody Jenkins had lunch last month to discuss possible joint projects including co-sponsoring debates and mock elections in schools this fall.

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Father of Right to Work Ed Steimel Laid to Rest

Ed Steimel, one of the most influential Louisianians of the 20th Century, passed away April 6 at the age of 94.  Steimel was born in Pocahontas, Arkansas, on January 20, 1922.  He studied journalism at Arkansas State and moved to Baton Rouge in 1951 to work for Public Affairs Research Council, where was executive director […]

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Legislators on Sanctuary Cities, Liberty

Legislators handling key bills on sanctuary cities and religious liberty described their legislation at a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Parish. Rep. Jay Morris (R-Monroe) is the author of HB 453 on sanctuary cities.  A so-called sanctuary city is a city which has a policy against turning over illegal aliens […]

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Patriots’ Day Traces Conflicts with Islam

A packed house at Annual Patriots’ Day at the Rural Life Museum heard guest speaker Bill Federer review the history of Islam and its aggression against the West, spanning the past 1,500 years. Using a comprehensive slideshow and many sources from Islam, Federer showed the Muslim conquest of the Middle East, North Africa, and much […]

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Republicans To Launch Reagan Club

Republicans who want to support the party’s efforts in the Baton Rouge area in the fall elections can help by joining the new Ronald Reagan Club.  Members of the club make a once-a-year donation of $400 to the party or contribute $35 a month for 12 months.  To join, fill out the form below.

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Christian Perspective On Election This Fall

Republican Parish Executive Committee member Barbara Thomas told local Republicans Thursday she could never support Hillary Clinton for President because of her stand in favor of abortion and against traditional marriage. In addition, Thomas said Clinton has done nothing for African Americans. She said people need jobs and that’s what she expects Donald Trump to provide.

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EBR Republicans Plan for Fall Campaign

The East Baton Rouge Republican Parish Executive Committee voted to endorse Donald J. Trump for the Republican nomination for President at its meeting last Thursday.  The committee spent most of the meeting planning how to raise its budget for the upcoming election season.  The party will be helping with Republican campaigns for President and Vice President, U.S. Senate, […]

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Delgado Grilled on Opposition to St. George

Metro Councilman John Delgado brought his campaign for Mayor-President to the Ronald Reagan Newsmaker Luncheon Tuesday and outlined his plans for City-Parish government, especially fighting crime.  He said crime is the No. 1 problem facing the parish, and he wants to add 200 officers to the Baton Rouge Police Department. The outspoken Republican who takes […]

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Key to Victory in November Is Swing States

In analyzing the general election in November, it is important to keep our eyes on the ball. While the media will talk incessantly about women and Latinos, they are really not what the election will be about at all. The general election is fought state by state. You have to look at the swing states […]

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Edmond Jordan Is Newest House Member

Attorney Edmond Jordan received 60 percent of the vote in a Special Election Saturday to fill a seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives left vacant by the death of Rep. Ronnie Edwards (D-Baton Rouge).  Rep.-elect Jordan will take office immediately and join the legislative session which is currently in progress. Jordan defeated East Baton […]

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Central Native Would Try to Build on Base In NBR, Southeast

Sources have confirmed that Sen. Bodi White plans to announce his candidacy for Mayor-President of East Baton Rouge Parish in the Nov. 8 election.  Incumbent Mayor-President Kip Holden is barred from seeking reelection because of term limits. White, a conservative Republican from Central, will try to earn a spot in the Dec. 10 runoff by […]

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