Louisiana is a state in the Deep South region of the South Central United States. It is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. Louisiana is bordered by the state of Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. A large part of its eastern boundary is demarcated by the Mississippi River. Louisiana is the only U.S. state with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are equivalent to counties. The state's capital is Baton Rouge, and its largest city is New Orleans.
Louisiana state government computers were knocked out following a ransomware attack, the governor said on Monday, as results from the close gubernatorial election in the southern state await.. Reuters - Published
Gov. John Bel Edwards was called the “accidental governor” when he was first elected to lead Louisiana four years ago. After winning again, no one is calling him an accident now. NYTimes.com - Published
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat, won a second term in office on Saturday, defeating a Republican opponent who had closely aligned himself with U.S. President Donald Trump...
CNN reports it's down to the wire in the Bayou state's gubernatorial runoff election. Saturday, Louisiana Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards will try to hold on against Republican Eddie Rispone. It's the..
In Louisiana and Kentucky, Mr. Trump’s political pleas appeared to energize Democrats and political moderates as much as his own base, sending turnout in cities and suburbs soaring. NYTimes.com - Published
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat, won a second term in office on Saturday, defeating a Republican opponent who had closely aligned himself with U.S. President Donald Trump. Reuters - Published
It's election day in Louisiana and voters across the state are making their way to the polls to participate in the tight runoff race for governor. Associate producer for the CBS News political unit.. CBS News - Published
On Saturday, the final governor's race of the year is the next test of how much Trump's clout can lift a candidate. In Kentucky, the GOP candidate lost, but in Mississippi, the Republican won CBS News - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
Here's the latest for Friday November 15th: Former Ukraine ambassador to testify in impeachment hearings; Trump campaigns in Louisiana; California school shooting; Hong Kong protesters barricaded on.. USATODAY.com - Published
President Donald Trump told Louisiana voters "you got to give me a big win." Trump campaigned Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone. Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards says Rispone brought.. USATODAY.com - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump made his final appeal to Louisiana voters on Thursday to wrest power from the Deep South's only Democratic governor in an election later this week, seeking to showcase the.. Reuters - Published
Louisiana's runoff race for governor is the last U.S. election of the year. Voters head to the polls Saturday, and the race is a dead heat. Elizabeth Crisp, a political reporter for The Advocate, joins.. CBS News - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump struck a defiant note on Wednesday at a rally in Louisiana a day after Democrats clinched victories in a raft of local elections that cast a shadow over his 2020 re-election.. Reuters - Published
President Trump railed against Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards, the South's only Democratic governor, in a fiery rally Wednesday night for Edwards' opponent, Eddie Rispone. Weijia Jiang reports.. CBS News - Published
The Louisiana Republican and Democrat will appear together on "Face the Nation" this Sunday. Scalise and Richmond discussed their bipartisan friendship, their parties, and Scalise's recovery after last.. CBS News - Published
Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, joins moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss Attorney General William Barr's counterintelligence investigation into the origins of the Russia probe, and President Trump's.. CBS News - Published
It's easy to get caught up in getting to where you want to go, while missing all the beauty and intrigue you pass along your journey. Conor Knighton explores America's national scenic byways, from.. CBS News - Published
Barry quickly lost its punch after coming ashore Saturday as the first hurricane of the year. But up to 20 inches of rain may fall as the system moves inland. Omar Villafranca, in Mandeville on Lake.. CBS News - Published
Louisiana could become the first state with no access to abortion if its restrictive new law is upheld at the U.S. Supreme Court. CBS News reporter Kate Smith has been following this story and she.. CBS News - Published
Louisiana state Representative Katrina Jackson says a law requiring abortion doctors to have hospital admitting privileges is just "common sense," but some medical experts disagree. The Supreme Court.. CBS News - Published
A 43-year-old Cuban immigrant died at an ICE detention center in Lousiana, the local coroner said. Roylan Hernández Diáz died at the Richwood Correctional Center, becoming the second immigrant to die.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com