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Edwin Edwards, 6th Congressional Candidate (March 2014)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-03-17

Duration: 00:28:15

Subjects: United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2014 | Health Care | Keystone Pipeline | BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Edwards, Edwin W. | Politics | Elections, 2014 | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | MEDICAID | Term limits (Public office) | OIL INDUSTRY


  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


A speech by former Governor Edwin Edwards before the Baton Rouge Press Club on March 17, 2014. In this speech, Edwards announces his candidacy for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District. He discusses: his qualifications for Congress; his age; his intentions to join the Public Works and Agriculture Committees; the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare; Medicaid expansion; partisan politics; term limits; and the Keystone XL pipeline.