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Viewpoint: Candidates offer new voices for Second Congressional District voters

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist Charter school co-principal Mindy McConnell and small business owner Jenette Porter —along with state Sen. Troy Carter, state Sen. Karen ...

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Viewpoint: Political newcomers Desiree Ontiveros and Gary Chambers Jr. prepare to qualify for congressional seat

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist “Oh my God, I can’t believe it’s happening,” said Desiree Ontiveros about yesterday’s congressional vote to impeach President Donald Trump ...

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Donald Rouse Sr. responds to Rouses Market boycott threats over photo at Capitol

The co-owner of Rouses Supermarkets, Donald Rouse Sr., issued a statement Thursday afternoon after a photo showing him at Wednesday’s pro-Trump demonstration at the U.S. ...

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Viewpoint: Cedric Richmond’s path to the White House began on the UTNO picket line

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist Louisiana Second Congressional District Rep. Cedric Levan Richmond, who recently became the highest ranking Black staff member to join President-elect ...

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Viewpoint: Who would succeed Cedric Richmond if he leaves Congress for the White House?

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist For months now rumors have been building that U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond will join President-elect Joe Biden’s new administration in ...

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Viewpoint: Women of color and progressives ruled the day in Orleans Parish races

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist From Keva Landrum to Chanel Payne, women of color and younger progressive-minded voters were the big winners in New Orleans’ ...

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Viewpoint: Business leaders eyeing potential challengers to Mayor Cantrell

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist Although qualifying for New Orleans mayor, City Council and other municipal offices is still eight months away, many of the ...

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A Sponsored Message from Judge Omar Mason

When I ran for Judge two years ago, I ran on a platform of ensuring that justice for all was a reality for all, and ...

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Viewpoint: An open letter to Mayor Cantrell: Only New Orleans can save New Orleans

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist Dear Mayor LaToya Cantrell: Long gone are the days when the Louisiana Legislature is willing or even able to solve ...

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Viewpoint: Campaign finance reports provide bird’s-eye view of race

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist With the Nov. 3 elections just weeks away, the newly released campaign finance reports provide a long-awaited snapshot on how ...

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