The struggle in Washington over whether to renew expired benefits for the long-term unemployed is as much about providing aid to 1.3 million out-of-work Americans as it is about drawing the first political line of an election year.
It was not long after President Barack Obama was reelected president that names for the 2016 race began to fly out as potential front runner. However, Shreveport political consultant Elliott Stonecipher says none of those names will do the job.
Louisiana State Senator Elbert Guillory will run for Lieutenant Governor. Guillory joined "Mornings with Ken and Bernie" today to officially announce his plans to join the Lieutenant Governor race in 2014.