Now that Ms. Blanco, 64, has announced that she will not run for re-election, Democrats will likely set their hopes on former Senator John B Breaux. Breaux remains popular in the state and has hinted that he may run if Blanco drops out. Breaux would be a much more valid and threatening candidate for Mr. Jindal, who had been leading the polls against Ms. Blanco.Read Full Story
Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, often attacked for her poor post-Hurricane Katrina performance, announced today that she will not run for re-election this fall. Her announcement opens up the field for new Democrats to run for the post.Read Full Story
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