Louisiana Politics Everyday

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

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  • Jindal On Top (Times Pic) - A new statewide survey released yesterday points to a Jindal vistory in October. The poll released by Southern Media and Opinion Research, Inc. surveyed 600 likely voters statewide. The ballot test showed Congressman Jindal leading with 63 percent, followed by state Sen. Walter Boasso, D-Arabi, with 14.3 percent, Democratic Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell with 4.4 percent, and Republican Metairie businessman John Georges with 1.3 percent.
  • NOLA Councilman Pleads Guilty, Resigns (Times Pic) - New Orleans City Councilman Oliver Thomas pleaded guilty to accepting bribes from a vendor looking to do business with the city.
  • Blanco Can Be Called As Witness (The Advocate) - This is not good news for the Queen Bee. Despite Charlie Foti's best efforts, it appears as if Kathleen will have to give testimony about evacuation orders in light of 35 deaths at St. Rita's nursing home in St. Bernard Parish that flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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