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  •  I heard differently (5+ / 0-)

    He is the former CEO of Shaw Group, what was Baton Rouge's only Fortune 500, before selling it late last year to CB&I.

    He's much better suited for a governorship than a Senate seat. There's been a fair amount of rumbling in Baton Rouge about him wanting to run, especially with John Georges staying kaput after purchasing The Baton Rouge Advocate from the Manships.

    Now that he's out of a job and sitting on a mountain of cash, it makes a lot of sense. He'd be able to connect with the LABI/Chamber type people, as well as lots of folks in BR/river parishes/NOLA that Dems need to win.

    I think he'd arguably have the best chance to win save Mitch Landrieu, but I seriously doubt Mitch leaves New Orleans before finishing a second term.

    23, Male, LA-02, TX-08 (originally), SSP: sschmi4

    by Stephen Schmitz on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 11:17:07 AM PST

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