Another term for Landrieu good for La.
If nothing else, Louisianans have been proven to be a pragmatic people. We’ve been through four hurricanes in this state in the past three years. We are largely poor and largely rural.
Landrieu is also a practiced political hand in Washington. At 52, she has the possibility of much more service to the state ahead of her, as well.
Thinking practically, Democrats control Congress. The president, many felt before the race, had a good chance of being a Democrat.
That could have made sending a Republican to the Hill a little bit questionable for many voters.