Louisiana Democratic Party http://wrkf.org en TUESDAY: GOP Activist Mike Chittom; La. Democratic Party Chair Karen Carter Peterson http://wrkf.org/post/tuesday-gop-activist-mike-chittom-la-democratic-party-chair-karen-carter-peterson <p>Louisiana GOP Activist Mike Chittom&nbsp;talks with Jim throughout the first half of today's show about the Republican Party surge in the state. They discuss David Vitter's&nbsp;remarks at the Baton Rouge Press Club yesterday, as well as his chances of becoming Governor. Mike also chimes in on his opinions about Vance McAllister, the economy, and Mary Landrieu v. Bill Cassidy.</p><p>Louisiana State Senator and Democratic Party Chair Karen Carter Peterson fills the second half of the show to talk about the other side of today's topic of politics. She gives her own rebuttal and shares her opinions on David Vitter's&nbsp;comments at the Baton Rouge Press Club yesterday, and she also discusses jobs in the state, where our workforce is headed, and what to expect in the future.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:08:07 +0000 Jim Engster 28119 at http://wrkf.org WEDNESDAY: La. Democratic Party Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson; Judy Benitez; and Roy Fletcher http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-la-democratic-party-chairwoman-karen-carter-peterson-judy-benitez-and-roy-fletcher <p>Louisiana State Senator and Louisiana Democratic Party Chairwoman Karen Carter Peterson talks with Jim about the status of the Democratic Party and what the the future will hold for it within the predominantly Republican state of Louisiana, as well as other political issues concerning the state.</p><p>Judy Benitez, Executive Director of the Iris Domestic Violence Center in Baton Rouge, stops by the station to discuss the serious issues concerning the link between domestic violence and female homicides in the state of Louisiana.</p><p>And Veteran Politico Roy Fletcher calls in to talk about his favorite basketball player, Bill Russell, who turns 80 years old today.</p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:19:53 +0000 Jim Engster 22483 at http://wrkf.org TUESDAY: LSU Professor Ed Shihadeh, Louisiana Senator Karen Carter Peterson http://wrkf.org/post/tuesday-lsu-professor-ed-shihadeh-louisiana-senator-karen-carter-peterson <p>Jim talks with the new chairmen of LSU Sociology department Professor Ed Shihadeh about the crime rate in Baton Rouge.</p><p>Senator Karen Carter Peterson stops by to talk about the Louisiana Democratic Party and the upcoming elections.</p><p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 15:31:08 +0000 Jim Engster 14694 at http://wrkf.org