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Louisiana Political Races to Watch (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-01-17

Duration: 00:06:12

Subjects: United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2014 | Politics | Elections, 2014 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2014 | Elections, 2015 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2015


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Grace, Stephanie Interviewee
  • Delatte, Melinda Interviewee
  • Sutherlin, John Interviewee


This segment from the January 17, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s report on the major Louisiana political races in 2014. She interviews three political analysts: Stephanie Grace of The Advocate newspaper; Melinda Deslatte of the Associated Press; and Dr. John Sutherlin, a political science professor at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. They discuss: the 2014 United States Senate race between incumbent Mary Landrieu and Congressman Bill Cassidy; the elections for Louisiana’s 5th and 6th Congressional districts; and the 2015 gubernatorial election. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford