November 26, 2002
EVERY MAN A KING:Bringing Bacon to the Bayou (Dotty Lynch and Douglas Kiker, Nov. 26, 2002, CBS News: Washington Wrap)
Sen. Mary Landrieu, Democrat of Louisiana and a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has boasted of her ability to bring federal dollars to the state if she's re-elected over GOP nominee Suzanne Haik Terrell in their Dec. 7 runoff. But incoming Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, campaigning in Louisiana for Terrell on Monday, said Landrieu might not even keep her Appropriations spot if she wins because of a possible reduction in the overall number of seats on the committee. He also promised that Terrell would "at the table where the decisions are made" if she's elected, the Associated Press reports.
Why not cut to the chase and promise Louisiannans $500 a head if they vote Republican? Posted by Orrin Judd at November 26, 2002 1:39 PM