National Journal- Angelle Lobs Attacks at Vitter in Final Debate

by Karyn Bruggeman | October 26, 2015
A sur­vey from Harp­er Polling (R) (IVR) shows Ed­wards with 36%, Vit­ter with 26%, and An­gelle and Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne (R) both at 14%.

In the fi­nal de­bate be­fore voters head to the polls Sat­urday to vote for gov­ernor” Pub­lic Ser­vice Com­mis­sion­er Scott An­gelle (R) “launched the most poin­ted at­tack yet on” Sen. Dav­id Vit­ter’s (R) “pros­ti­tu­tion scan­dal.” An­gelle said “There is a shad­ow that has been cast over Sen. Vit­ter, a shad­ow that if it con­tin­ues, will fol­low Louisi­ana. When that fol­lows Louisi­ana, it hurts our abil­ity to cre­ate jobs. It hurts our abil­ity to grow our eco­nomy. We can’t have a cava­lier at­ti­tude about this. I un­der­stand a ser­i­ous sin. It is now per­haps a life­style that we need to ex­am­ine, a life­style that Louisi­ana can­not af­ford.”

An­gelle poin­ted audi­ence mem­bers to­ward a blog that re­cently pub­lished videos in­clud­ing wild, but un­proven, ac­cus­a­tions about Vit­ter. An­gelle called the videos “con­cern­ing,” even though there’s no evid­ence that there’s any truth to the claims with­in them.
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GOP POLL. A sur­vey from Harp­er Polling (R) (IVR) shows Ed­wards with 36%, Vit­ter with 26%, and An­gelle and Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne (R) both at 14%. The poll didn’t test can­did­ate-spe­cif­ic run­off scen­ari­os, but found on a gen­er­ic bal­lot, 51% would prefer to vote for a Re­pub­lic­an can­did­ate and 39% would prefer to vote for a Demo­crat. (Oct. 16-17; 612 LVs; +/- 3.9%) (re­lease
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