Skip to comments.Scalise, Maness close out annual RedState gathering in New Orleans
Posted on 08/05/2013 4:48:24 AM PDT by chemicalman
Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise and Senate hopeful Rob Maness bookended the last day of this year's RedState gathering. The annual meeting, held this year in Louisiana's bluest city, New Orleans, brings together conservative bloggers, activists and candidates to discuss political strategy and key policy initiatives.
Conspicuously absent from the gathering this weekend was U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, whose conservative credentials failed to pass muster with the event's host, RedState blog founder and editor Erick Erickson.
"I'm just not a big fan of Bill Cassidy," Erickson said in an interview Saturday, confirming that an invitation was not extended to Cassidy, who is challenging incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., next year.
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I have heard Dr. Cassidy on Moon Griffon’s radio program. I wonder if he has the fire to go after Landrieu; he can’t just “play nice” and expect to win.
Draft Jeff Landry !
Input from LA Freepers on this race?
Mr Maness don't sound too bad, either. I'll have to see him in person.