Six U.S. Senate candidates participate in final TV debate before Election Day
Posted on 11/2/2016 2:55:00 AM.

Six U.S. Senate candidates face off tonight in a televised debate at Dillard University less than a week before Election Day. That includes Republican candidate and former KKK leader David Duke, who will take the stage alongside five opponents at the historically black university. UL-Lafayette Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says Duke has nothing to lose here.

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Democrats use Duke's debate invitation as a way to raise dollars
Posted on 10/23/2016 8:47:00 AM.

Former KKK leader and Republican U.S. Senate candidate David Duke has been invited to participate in a November 2nd televised debate because he received 5-percent of the vote in a Raycom Media poll. Louisiana Democratic Party executive director Stephen Handwerk says they’re using this as an opportunity to raise money to get the word out to voters that Duke has this much support.


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Edwards and Vitter square off in last televised debate before election
Posted on 11/16/2015 7:51:00 PM.

In the final televised debate before the November 21st runoff, Democrat John Bel Edwards and Republican David Vitter, made their case to voters why they should be elected as the state’s next governor. Edwards says his experience in the military will be beneficial for Louisiana.

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Second televised gubernatorial debate is tonight
Posted on 11/16/2015 3:37:00 AM.
Republican David Vitter and Democrat John Bel Edwards will meet in another televised debate this evening.  The debate will begin at 6PM and is being hosted by Nexstar Television stations.  
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Edwards and Vitter square off in first televised debate
Posted on 11/11/2015 8:31:00 AM.
Republican David Vitter and Democrat John Bel Edwards spent a lot of time attacking each other’s record during an hour long televised debate last night. Edwards made the case that Vitter is a very ineffective senator and says if he’s elected governor, he’ll just continue Governor Bobby Jindal’s failed policies. 
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Edwards and Vitter to appear in televised debate
Posted on 11/10/2015 4:02:00 AM.

The first televised debate between gubernatorial candidates Democrat John Bel Edwards and Republican David Vitter will air tonight on LPB stations around the state. The debate will be from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. UL Lafayette Political Science Professor Pearson Cross predicts the candidates will be aggressive, especially because of recent attack ads.

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Vitter and Edwards went toe to toe in Baton Rouge debate
Posted on 11/9/2015 6:04:00 PM.

Democrat John Bel Edwards and Republican David Vitter went toe to toe during an hour long debate at the Baton Rouge Press Club. The two candidates for governor made the case on why they should be elected November 21st. Edwards says if elected, he will govern in a way that is bi-partisan and that reaches out to everyone across the state.

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Jindal to participate in another undercard debate
Posted on 10/28/2015 6:19:00 AM.
The presidential GOP hopefuls will participate in a debate hosted by CNBC tonight and again Governor Bobby Jindal will not be on the main stage. Instead, Jindal and three others will participate in an undercard debate at 5 PM. LSU Political Science professor Robert Hogan says Jindal couldn’t pass up the opportunity for free exposure…
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Four major gubernatorial candidates debating tonight
Posted on 10/15/2015 3:40:00 AM.

The four major candidates for governor will appear in a statewide televised debate tonight at six o' clock on the Louisiana Tech campus. Political Analyst Clancy Dubos says he expects to see the two frontrunners, Republican David Vitter and Democrat John Bel Edwards, maintain their position and the other two candidates, Republicans Scott Angelle and Jay Dardenne, attempt to break out and distinguish themselves.

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David Vitter opts out of tonight's televised LBP debate
Posted on 10/14/2015 11:56:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
Republican David Vitter will be missing tonight's televised gubernatorial debate to be aired statewide by Louisiana Public Broadcasting. His campaign has come under fire by opponents for frequently opting out of such forums.
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