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Foster Campbell, U.S. Senate Candidate (July 2016)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-07-11

Duration: 00:28:30

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Campbell, Foster L. | Elections, 2016 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2016 | Politics | Sterling, Alton, d. 2016 | Police shootings


  • Campbell, Foster Speaker


A speech by Foster Campbell before the Baton Rouge Press Club on July 11, 2016. Campbell is a member of the Louisiana Public Service Commission and a candidate in the 2016 United States Senate election. He discusses: his reaction to the shooting death of Alton Sterling by two Baton Rouge police officers; his accomplishments as a state legislator; the issues he plans to fight for in the U.S. Senate, including the expansion of high speed Internet, coastal restoration, equal pay for women, and increasing the minimum wage; and his opposition to the policies of former Governor Bobby Jindal. He also answers questions from the audience.