“The Energy Committee, you could argue, is the most important position, and as I’ve said around the state, it’s not my clout; the clout belongs to the people of Louisiana,” Sen. Landrieu tells me, while she is driving across the Morganza Spillway, en route to an event in Baton Rouge. “This chairmanship is theirs, not mine. And why would we want to give it up, particularly to someone or some other Democrat to either be chair or ranking member that doesn’t support the oil and gas industry? That is a likely scenario if I don’t win.”
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Here is Mary Landrieu trying to convince liberals to vote against her.