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Split GOP tries to unite in Louisiana governor's race runoff

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican leaders working to oust the Deep South's only Democratic governor were trying Sunday to put their intraparty backbiting behind them ahead of Louisiana's November runoff election, needing a united focus if they want to keep John Bel Edwards from a second term.

Oct. 13, 2019 1:51 PM EDT
Louisiana's Democratic governor forced into runoff

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' quest for a second term as the Deep South's only Democratic governor will stretch over another month, as voters denied him an outright primary win Saturday and sent him to a runoff election.

Oct. 13, 2019 12:53 AM EDT
After static summer, Democratic race enters a chaotic fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic presidential race that had been largely static through the summer has tumbled into a chaotic fall, shaped by unpredictable events and the deepening impeachment crisis surrounding President Donald Trump.

Oct. 12, 2019 9:28 AM EDT
Trump gripes about impeachment, media at Louisiana rally

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday pressed his argument that the House impeachment inquiry is nothing more than a new attempt to overturn his election based on "a lot of crap.

Oct. 11, 2019 10:29 PM EDT