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Bob Mann Interview

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-11-05

Duration: 00:06:27

Subjects: Mann, Robert, 1958- | Politics | Elections, 2010 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2010 | United States. Congress | Vitter, David | Richmond, Cedric | Democratic Party (La.)

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Mann, Bob Interviewee

Description

This segment from the November 5, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Bob Mann of the LSU Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs on the results of the 2010 Mid-term Elections. He discusses: the potential committee assignments for the Republican members of Louisiana’s Congressional delegation; the impact of U.S. Senator David Vitter’s re-election on his seniority in the Senate; the increasing partisanship and gridlock in Congress; the election of Cedric Richmond, the only Louisiana Democrat in the House of Representatives; and the state of the Louisiana Democratic Party.