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Accountability | Louisiana

Ralph Abraham’s Congressional Office Posted, Then Deleted, Stories About Campaign in Violation of Ethics Rules

By Sam Falconer on February 4, 2019.

Rep. Ralph Abraham’s congressional website shared more than 20 articles covering his campaign for governor of Louisiana last month, seemingly in violation of House ethics rules against using official resources to campaign.

Accountability | Louisiana

Abraham Skips Votes to Campaign As Thousands of Louisianans Go Unpaid

By Chad Smith on January 24, 2019.

With the House in session Wednesday looking for a way out of the longest-running government shutdown in U.S. history, Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-La., was in his home state holding a fundraiser for his gubernatorial run with a campaign donor.

Accountability | Louisiana

Kennedy Stayed Seated as Other Passengers Saluted Veterans on ‘Honor Flight’

By Chad Smith on October 3, 2018.

As a group of veterans arrived on what is known as an “honor flight” at a Washington-area airport last month, Sen. John Kennedy remained seated while many others in the terminal stood and applauded. The Louisiana Republican has called for Americans to respect veterans "every day."