Latest David Vitter News

Louisiana business group backs both GOP governor candidates

Aug. 21, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A powerful Louisiana business lobbying group wants a Republican for governor, but isn't choosing between the two major GOP contenders challenging Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards. PACs for the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry announced Wednesday they will support...

GOP intraparty fighting flares up in Louisiana governor race

Jul. 24, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — While Louisiana Republicans have cautioned that infighting among GOP candidates could sink efforts to retake the governor's mansion, a political action committee backing U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham isn't following requests to avoid intraparty attacks. The Securing Louisiana's Future...

Louisiana governor begins RV tour Saturday for election bid

Jul. 5, 2019 12:08 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With bill signings and legislative session action complete, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is shifting attention to his re-election campaign, traveling the state to meet with teachers and veterans and planning a statewide RV tour that begins Saturday. The Deep South's lone...