If Vitter is elected Louisiana’s next governor, political dominoes there could quickly start to fall. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
For a number of ambitious Republicans in Louisiana, a whole lot hinges on the state’s gubernatorial election later this year — and Sen. David Vitter.
Vitter is one of four candidates facing off in the Pelican State’s “jungle primary” in October. He will be up against two other Republicans and one Democrat in a race that, unless a single candidate gets half the vote, would advance the two top candidates to a runoff in late November. Full story