John Bel Edwards http://wrkf.org en MONDAY: LSU's Manship School Professor Bob Mann, State Rep. John Bel Edwards http://wrkf.org/post/monday-lsus-manship-school-professor-bob-mann-state-rep-john-bel-edwards <p>LSU's Manship&nbsp;School of Mass Communication Professor Bob Mann talks about Congressman Vance McAllister's scandal and what it means for the GOP. He also touches on Edwin Edwards' congressional campaign and Senator David Vitter.</p><p>State Rep. John Bel Edwards speaks on his candidacy for governor of Louisiana.</p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:23:43 +0000 Jim Engster 25231 at http://wrkf.org TUESDAY: State Rep. (and Candidate for Governor) John Bel Edwards, BR Beach Marathon http://wrkf.org/post/tuesday-state-rep-and-candidate-governor-john-bel-edwards-br-beach-marathon <p>Jim chats with state Representative John Bel Edwards (D-Amite) who plans to run for Governor is 2015.</p><p>Matt Manning and Craig Watson discuss the Baton Rouge Beach Marathon, for charity, coming up on December 7th.</p><p></p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:28:36 +0000 Jim Engster 19267 at http://wrkf.org FRIDAY: "Second Line Rescue" Authors Marcia Gaudet & Barry Ancelet, Rep. John Bel Edwards http://wrkf.org/post/friday-second-line-rescue-authors-marcia-gaudet-barry-ancelet-rep-john-bel-edwards <p>Marcia Gaudet and Barry Ancelet discuss their book, "Second Line Rescue", about improvised citizen rescues that took place after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.</p><p>Amite state Representative and House Democratic Caucus leader John Bel Edwards talks about his call for a Veto Session, to override some of Governor Jindal's budget vetoes, and other issues.</p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 14:17:20 +0000 Jim Engster 12908 at http://wrkf.org FRIDAY: State Rep. John Bel Edwards http://wrkf.org/post/friday-state-rep-john-bel-edwards <p>Jim talks with Democratic State Representative, and House Democratic Caucus leader, John Bel Edwards, who feels lawmakers should convene a Veto session to consider overturning some of Governor Jindal's budget item vetoes.</p><p><em>Audio should be posted by 11 am on Friday, July 5.</em></p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 15:18:41 +0000 Jim Engster 12871 at http://wrkf.org John Bel Edwards: First Horse in 2015 La. Governor's Race http://wrkf.org/post/john-bel-edwards-first-horse-2015-la-governors-race <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Louisiana House Minority Leader, John Bel Edwards, threw his hat into the ring for the next gubernatorial race Wednesday morning on the <a href="http://www.wrkf.org/post/wednesday-state-rep-john-bel-edwards-metro-councilwoman-c-denise-marcelle?nopop=1">Jim Engster Show</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>Edwards may see a fundraising advantage by announcing this early, but has a lot to overcome.</p><p>Other potential&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">candidates include fellow democrat New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, and republicans US Senator David Vitter, Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne, and State Treasurer John Kennedy.</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 00:08:55 +0000 Kelly Connelly 6471 at http://wrkf.org John Bel Edwards: First Horse in 2015 La. Governor's Race WEDNESDAY: State Rep. John Bel Edwards, Metro Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-state-rep-john-bel-edwards-metro-councilwoman-c-denise-marcelle <p>State Rep. John Bel Edwards of Amite, head of the Democratic Legislative Caucus, talks about Gov. Jindal's budget and tax reform plans and announces his intentions to run for governor in 2015.</p><p>Then, Metro Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle discusses the firing of Police Chief Dwayne White and her push to make that job an elected one -- rather than an appointed one.</p><p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:13:32 +0000 Jim Engster 6374 at http://wrkf.org