The question for Louisiana's 5th Congressional District voters today is "which Republican will head to Washington?" Neil Riser and Vance McAllister, both GOP candidates, are in the runoff for the Congressional seat previously held by Rodney Alexander...
Did reality show superstar Phil Robertson influence a special election for Congress? The short answer is yes. By no means are we insinuating that there was any impropriety or wrong doing. This is basically a story of one man voicing his support for a candidate and others reacting to his endorsement.
As of now, 17 states have laws requiring voters to present photo ID before voting. Some have suggested these regulations may act to disenfranchise poor and minority voters, who could be less likely to have such identification. Last month a judge in Pennsylvania blocked the state from enforcing its voter ID laws in the 2012 election.
Newt Gingrich has surged to the front of the field among Republican presidential hopefuls, despite questions about his past failed marriages.
In fact, Gingrich seemed to score points with GOP voters when he lambasted CNN’s John King during a South Carolina debate for bringing up one of Gingrich’s ex-wives’ allegations of infidelity.