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Louisiana: Southern state in the United States of America
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.

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Louisiana government computers knocked out after ransomware attack

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

With Louisiana Vote, a Governor and State Chart Their Own Path

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

Videos for Louisiana


Louisiana's Democratic governor wins re-election [Video]Louisiana's Democratic governor wins re-election

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...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:32Published

Louisianans Go To Polls In Tight Governor's Race [Video]Louisianans Go To Polls In Tight Governor's Race

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Flu Season: Two More Dead As Illness Continues To Spread [Video]Flu Season: Two More Dead As Illness Continues To Spread

Connecticut confirmed Thursday that two adults have died as a result of influenza-related complications. According to the CDC, 2.3% of healthcare visits this week were related to "influenza-like..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Trump: Impeachment inquiry is hard on family [Video]Trump: Impeachment inquiry is hard on family

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he did not need help from Ukraine to beat Joe Biden, and that efforts to impeach him have been "very hard" on his family. At a rally in Louisiana, Mr..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:06Published

Trump rallies supporters in Louisiana [Video]Trump rallies supporters in Louisiana

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. Eve Johnson reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:52Published

Judge Orders Trump Pay $2 Million For Misusing Charity [Video]Judge Orders Trump Pay $2 Million For Misusing Charity

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Monroe, Louisiana, U.S., November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state judge on Thursday ordered U.S...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Donald Trump casts doubt on impeachment inquiry whistleblower [Video]Donald Trump casts doubt on impeachment inquiry whistleblower

Donald Trump has blasted the impeachment inquiry regarding a phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Appearing at a rally in Louisiana, he cast doubt on the whistleblower behind the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:09Published

Trump uses expletive to describe impeachment probe [Video]Trump uses expletive to describe impeachment probe

U.S. President Donald Trump described the impeachment probe launched by democrats in Congress as a "bullshit impeachment." Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Trump blasts impeachment probe at Minnesota rally [Video]Trump blasts impeachment probe at Minnesota rally

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday used a re-election campaign rally in Minneapolis to lash out at the impeachment inquiry against him. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

A Carnival Cruise Line Passenger Is In Critical Condition After Fall [Video]A Carnival Cruise Line Passenger Is In Critical Condition After Fall

A Carnival Cruise Line passenger is in critical condition after falling on the Carnival Valor cruise ship. The US Coast Guard said the 23-year-old male passenger suffered "multiple significant..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

U.S. Supreme Court to tackle gay rights, guns and abortion [Video]U.S. Supreme Court to tackle gay rights, guns and abortion

The U.S. Supreme Court's new term opens on Monday with the conservative majority in a position to take a more aggressive rightward turn on divisive issues including abortion, gay rights and gun..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

 

President Trump Bet Big This Election Year. Here’s Why He Lost.

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's Democratic governor wins re-election in Republican-leaning state

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

Governor John Bel Edwards win re-election in Lousiana governor's race

Democratic Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards secured his re-election on Saturday night. Edwards defeated Republican challenger Eddie Rispone.
CBS News - Published

Louisiana's John Bel Edwards wins 2nd term to remain Deep South's only Democratic governor

John Bel Edwards won a second term to remain the only Democratic governor in the Deep South despite an all-out effort by President Donald Trump.
USATODAY.com - Published

In Louisiana, a Vote for Governor and a Test for Trump

John Bel Edwards of Louisiana, a rare Democratic governor in the South, is hoping to hold on. His opponent, Eddie Rispone, is relying on President Trump’s popularity.
NYTimes.com - Published

Louisiana voters head to the polls for governor's election

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

Preview: Tonight’s Governor’s Race in Louisiana

The Times will have live elections results at 9 p.m. Eastern.
NYTimes.com - Published

Trump pushing for GOP candidate Eddie Rispone to unseat John Bel Edwards in Louisiana governor's race

Voters will decide between Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards and Republican businessman Eddie Rispone in Saturday's Louisiana governor election.
USATODAY.com - Published

Why the Louisiana Governor’s Race Is So Close

As voters cast ballots on Saturday for Gov. John Bel Edwards or Eddie Rispone, Louisiana’s traditional regional divide is giving way to an urban versus rural political chasm.
NYTimes.com - Published

Louisiana governor's race is the latest test of Trump's clout

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

AP Top Stories November 15 A

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

Trump tells voters: 'You got to give me a big win'

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

Trump makes final pitch for Republican challenger in Louisiana governor's race

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

11/14/19: Red and Blue

Pelosi: 'I say it's perfectly wrong, it's bribery'; Louisiana's Gubernatorial runoff race deadlocked
CBS News - Published

Trump, in 3rd Visit in a Month, Tries to Boost Republican in Louisiana Governor’s Race

President Trump is in Louisiana two days before the election hoping to break open a deadlocked race between the Democratic incumbent and the Republican nominee.
NYTimes.com - Published

Louisiana's runoff election for governor coming down to the wire

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

2020 Daily Trail Markers: After Kentucky win, Dems look to Louisiana

This Saturday, Louisiana will hold an election between incumbent Democrat Governor John Bel Edwards and Republican businessman Eddie Rispone
CBS News - Published

Trump to rally for Louisiana governor race a second time amid public impeachment hearings

Escaping Washington amid a new, public phase of the impeachment inquiry, Donald Trump is returning to Louisiana to stump for Republican Eddie Rispone.
USATODAY.com - Published

Watch live: Trump holds rally in Bossier City, Louisiana

President Trump was just in the state last week
CBS News - Published

A Slave Rebellion Rises Again

Some 500 enslaved people revolted in Louisiana but were largely ignored by history. Two centuries later, an ambitious re-enactment brings their uprising back to life.
NYTimes.com - Published

Trump to attend Alabama-LSU game during Louisiana election. How he, other presidents, use sports for politics

Trump is expected at the LSU-Alabama game Saturday. Many analysts say he has been a more political than other presidents with his forays into sports.
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump defiant at Louisiana rally after Democrat wins

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

Trump in Louisiana, talks about impeachment, Biden

President Trump campaigned for Louisiana Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone, talked about the impeachment inquiry and Joe Biden. (Nov. 7)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump rallies supporters for Louisiana's Republican candidate for governor

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

In Louisiana, Trump Attacks ‘Deranged’ Impeachment Inquiry and ‘Radical’ Governor

Ahead of another election, the president sought to tie the state’s Democratic governor, John Bel Edwards, to the party he has repeatedly painted as “delusional.”
NYTimes.com - Published

Donald Trump continues campaign rally tour for Louisiana GOP candidate Eddie Rispone

Trump's Wednesday night rally is his third in a solidly Republican Southern state in less than a week.
USATODAY.com - Published

An Artist’s March to Freedom

Dread Scott’s re-enactment of a slave rebellion in Louisiana draws on hundreds of participants — and bold ideas of freedom.
NYTimes.com - Published

Watch live: Trump rallies supporters in Monroe, Louisiana

The president is rallying in Louisiana for businessman Eddie Rispone, who is trying to unseat Governor John Bel Edwards
CBS News - Published

Donald Trump to rally for GOP gubernatorial candidate in Louisiana after elections in Kentucky, Mississippi

President Donald Trump is back on the campaign trail, urging voters in deep red states in the South to vote for Republican candidates for governor.
USATODAY.com - Published

Reps. Steve Scalise and Cedric Richmond reminisce on the annual congressional baseball match

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

Kennedy says "First Amendment was bruised" by BuzzFeed report on Cohen

Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss President Trump's latest offer to end the government shutdown and the BuzzFeed report on Michael Cohen.
CBS News - Published

'Louisiana, I'll see you tonight': Trump tweets he's visiting Louisiana Friday - but he's going to Mississippi

Trump tweeted, "Louisiana, I'll see you tonight." But his schedule says he's holding a rally in Tupelo, Mississippi. The tweet has since been deleted.
USATODAY.com - Published

Kennedy: McCabe "lucky" he hasn't been prosecuted

Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, joins moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss Paul Manafort's sentencing, and he reacts to Margaret's interview with Andrew McCabe.
CBS News - Published

Kennedy on tariffs: Trump "known to play with fire but not live hand grenades"

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

America's scenic drives

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

Intense rainfall from Barry swamps Louisiana, Mississippi

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

House Democrats are just trying to invalidate the 2016 election of President Donald Trump

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is subverting rule of law, write former acting U.S. Attorney General Matt Whitaker and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry.
USATODAY.com - Published

Louisiana heads into November runoff for governor's race

Edwards came just shy of the 50% needed to win Saturday's "jungle" primary outright
CBS News - Published

Tropical Storm Olga forms in Gulf en route to Louisiana

An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft was being dispatched to the area Friday.
USATODAY.com - Published

'A sad day': Louisiana deputy and his school teacher wife face 60 counts of child porn and child rape accusations

Sheriff's deputy Dennis Perkins and his wife Cynthia Thompson Perkins, a teacher, were arrested on child pornography and rape charges in Louisiana.
USATODAY.com - Published

‘Centrism Is Canceled’: High Schoolers Debate the Impeachment Inquiry

At Chalmette High School in Louisiana, students in a world history class made their case for or against punishing President Trump.
NYTimes.com - Published

Louisiana could become first state with no access to abortion

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

Sponsor of Louisiana abortion law calls it a "common sense" health measure

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

Cuban immigrant dies in ICE custody in Louisiana

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

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