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The CIA Joins Twitter, Posts Funny First Tweet

It's official: the Central Intelligence Agency is now on Twitter.

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Rep. Alan Seabaugh Talks Jindal-Approved ‘Merry Christmas’ Bill & War on Christmas [Interview]

Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a bill from Rep. Alan Seabaugh that officially legalizes the use of certain Christmas-related activities in and around schools. including saying "Merry Christmas" and putting up a Nativity Scene at public schools in Louisiana -- with a couple catches.

Seabaugh spoke with the KEEL morning show about his "Merry Christmas" bill and what it means for Louisiana residents during the holiday season.

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David Vitter to Oppose Obama’s Nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services

Louisiana Sen. David Vitter today spoke on the Senate floor in opposition to President Obama’s nomination of Silvia Burwell to be Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Senate Candidate Bill Cassidy Lashes Out at Obama: ‘The President is a Job Killer!’

Appearing this morning with on 710 KEEL's morning show, Republican candidate for the US Senate Congressman Bill Cassidy said that President Obama's EPA mandates earlier this week are "a job killer for Louisiana and the USA."

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Gov. Jindal’s ObamaCare Alternative ‘America Next’ Could See Implementation Soon

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana could become a testing ground for Gov. Bobby Jindal's health care alternative to the federal health care overhaul, under a bill that has received final backing from lawmakers.

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Sen. Ted Cruz Wins Presidential Straw Poll

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the latest 2016 presidential straw poll at a conservative summit in Louisiana.

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Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Released From Five-Year Captivity in Afghanistan

On Saturday, May 31, 2014, Americans learned that Idaho native Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl had been released in Afghanistan after being held prisoner for nearly five years. He was exchanged for prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, who will now be sent to Qatar.

"On behalf of the American people I was honored to call his parents to express our joy that they can expect his safe return," President Obama said in a statement distributed by the White House.

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Rep. Cassidy Appears on Hannity To Discuss Senate Campaign

Congressman Bill Cassidy appeared on Sean Hannity on Friday night (05-30) to discuss his Senate campaign.

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Gov Jindal Signs Law Legalizing “Silencers” for Hunters

Governor Bobby Jindal signed a new bill into law which allows Louisiana hunters to place a silencer or sound suppressor device on a firearm and use it to hunt. Proponents say the use of these devices helps protect the user's hearing.

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Elliot Stonecipher Analyzes Shreveport Mayor’s Race

How's the Shreveport mayor's race shaping up so far? Shreveport political analyst Elliot Stonecipher tells KEEL News he's spent some serious time on this since we talked to him last, and he gave us a run-down this week.

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