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Same-Sex Marriage in Louisiananew

A setback for same-sex marriage proponents, but plaintiffs vow an appeal.
Gambit  |  Kevin Allman, Clancy DuBos and Alex Woodward  |  09-10-2014  |  LGBT

The Conviction of Ray Naginnew

The former mayor of New Orleans and "the palace syndrome."
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  07-18-2014  |  Politics

Why Bobby Jindal Will Never, Ever Be Presidentnew

Counting down the reasons that the governor of Louisiana will never move into the White House.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  05-27-2014  |  Politics

Ray Nagin: The Final Chapternew

The final act for the former mayor of New Orleans — if he ever goes to trial.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos and Joe Raspanti  |  10-31-2013  |  Politics

The Big Oil Lawsuit and Wetlands War in Louisiananew

A Southeast Louisiana flood control board is suing Big Oil for its role in wetlands loss.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  07-30-2013  |  Environment

The Fall of Ray Naginnew

For all his talk of "changing the paradigm" at New Orleans City Hall, former Mayor Ray Nagin's arc from telegenic reformer to accused crook followed an all-too-familiar plot line: He started out full of ideals and good intentions, and then, step by step, one small seduction and compromise at a time, proceeded down his personal road to perdition.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  02-04-2013  |  Commentary

Winnas, Loozas ... and Hanging Chadsnew

Clancy DuBos on the elections: who came out on top, and who didn't come out at all.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  11-19-2012  |  Elections

The Brady Crunch: Leon Cannizzaronew

Clancy DuBos and Kevin Allman talk to Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro, whose office is struggling with a history of not turning over "Brady material" to defense lawyers — a matter that's reached the attention of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Gambit  |  Kevin Allman and Clancy DuBos  |  12-06-2011  |  Politics

Holy Doughnew

A nonprofit controlled by a New Orleans area televangelist got $200,000 in state money to build a drug treatment center -- but no center was ever built.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  10-10-2011  |  Policy Issues

Meals, Wheels and $49,000new

Louisiana state representative John LaBruzzo's ethics filings show that he's spent $49,000 of his campaign funds on food and auto expenses since 2009.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  10-03-2011  |  Politics

Trunk Showdownnew

The GOP is battling its own for statewide offices in Louisiana.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  09-06-2011  |  Elections

O, Bobby Jindal, Where Art Thou?new

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's national ambitions are leaving his constituents in the dust.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  04-26-2011  |  Commentary

How Will the GOP Govern?new

Thanks to a handful of recent Democratic defections as well as several imminent special elections, the GOP is poised to control both houses of the Louisiana Legislature when its lawmakers gather in late April.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  01-11-2011  |  Politics

Ray Nagin Still Factors Into the New Orleans Mayor's Race, as a Reverse Barometernew

New Orleans voters may not know just yet what they want in their next mayor, but they definitely know what they don't want: another Ray Nagin. Polls and campaign strategies bear that out as candidates try to distinguish themselves not only from one another but also from the hugely unpopular, term-limited mayor.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  12-09-2009  |  Politics

Ray Nagin's Legacy Is in Questionnew

With only 49 weeks remaining in his term, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin doesn't have much time to show he has learned how to follow through on his promises.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  05-27-2009  |  Commentary

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