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Garret Graves Interview (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-11-21

Duration: 00:10:27

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 2014 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2014 | Graves, Garret | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | Health Care | Social Security | Immigration


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Graves, Garret Interviewee


This segment from the November 21, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Garret Graves, a Republican candidate in the December 6th run-off election in Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District. He discusses: his six years as the head of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority; why he decided to run for office; his academic record; how to overcome partisan gridlock in Congress; his top three priorities if elected; his positions on the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), Social Security, and immigration; and why people should vote for him.