John Bel Edwards

Democrat Edwards wins reelection in conservative Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. — Deep in the heart of the conservative South, Louisiana’s voters reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, shocki...
15:22 17 November 2021

The Latest: Rispone: Disappointed at loss, but thankful too

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Latest on the Louisiana governor’s election (all times local):
4:57 17 November 2021

Democrats hold on to Louisiana governor’s seat despite Trump

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has stunned Republicans again, narrowly winning a second term Saturday as the Deep South’s only Dem...
3:59 17 November 2021

The Latest: Trump says impeachment probe hard on his family

BOSSIER CITY, La. — The Latest on President Donald Trump at a rally in Louisiana (all times local):
2:53 15 November 2021

Black voter outreach intensifies in Louisiana governor race

BATON ROUGE, La. — To win a second term in his Southern state, Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards needs strong turnout from Louisiana's black voters, wh...
14:38 9 November 2021

Trump works up a sweat at Louisiana campaign rally

MONROE, La. — President Donald Trump worked up a sweat in a steamy Louisiana arena Wednesday night as he attempted to boost Republican businessman Edd...
3:31 7 November 2021

Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86

NEW ROADS, La. — Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation town germinated the stories of black struggles that g...
21:30 5 November 2021

Rispone slams ad linking him to David Duke in Louisiana race

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana's Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone said Monday that a radio ad linking him and President Donald Trump to ...
23:28 4 November 2021