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State Sen. Karen Carter Peterson, La. Democratic Party (2014)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-02-10

Duration: 00:28:46

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Peterson, Karen Carter | State legislators | Politics | Democratic Party (La.) | Elections, 2014 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2014 | Landrieu, Mary, 1955- | Elections, 2015 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2015 | Health Care | MINIMUM WAGE | Equal pay for equal work | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2013 | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2014 | Louisiana. Legislature


  • Peterson, Karen Carter Speaker


A speech by State Senator Karen Carter Peterson before the Baton Rouge Press Club on February 10, 2014. Peterson is the chair of the Louisiana Democratic Party. She discusses: the state of the Louisiana Democratic Party; the upcoming United States Senate race with incumbent Mary Landrieu; the 2015 gubernatorial election; Governor Bobby Jindal’s policies; the Democratic agenda for the upcoming 2014 Legislative Session; the highlights of the 2013 Legislative Session; and the issues of affordable health care, grassroots activism, equal pay, and the minimum wage.