Two other Democrats, a Libertarian and nine Republicans, most notably Garret Graves, a former aide to Governor Bobby Jindal, State Senator Dan Claitor, businessman Paul Dietzel, II, and State Representative Lenar Whitney, also sought the casino straßburg seat.
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3 In 2009, Edwards was listed as an "honorary pallbearer " at the funeral of perennial political candidate.He has run for office four times and has been defeated all four times.A b c d e f g h Bill Nichols (April 10, 2014).In 2013, O'Keefe was still serving time in prison for a 1999 conviction."Federal Bureau of Prisons"."Real Politician of Louisiana, at Home".Thereafter, Jones and Martin became Republicans.Edwards did not attend the funeral because of security difficulties.History, and won a sixth term as governor in 2014.Edwards had a vasectomy reversal, and the couple froze sperm to attempt to have a baby but were not successful.Governor, still a force to be reckoned with".Monroe News Star, June 1, 2009.Roemer, 1987 7 Second comeback: Edwards.Bennett Johnston, d a third who was his protégé and successor in the Seventh District.S.Edwards said that the major philosophical difference that he held with Johnston was in regard to their "awareness of problems of the poor." 11 Johnston won the endorsement of Edwards' legislative colleague, Joe.64 65 On February 7, 2013, Edwards was granted early release from probation due to good behavior.This oil money fueled a massive increase in state spending (a 163 increase between 19 and Edwards was able to consistently balance the state budget due to the boom in oil revenue.49 Stalder remained secretary until 2008, completing three subsequent gubernatorial terms in the office.But it should be entertaining." State pollster Elliott Stonecipher says that "the most basic math of the Edwards race yields an 'it is not impossible' answer" and former Governor Buddy Roemer said that while it is unlikely, "yes, Edwards can win".
Though he had originally planned to run for re-election in 1995, he announced in June 1994, shortly after marrying his second wife Candy Picou, that he would be retiring from politics at the end of his term.
16 Dale Thorn, who had been Edwards' press secretary while he was in Congress, continued in that position for the first and most of the second Edwards terms.
A popular bumper sticker urging support for Edwards (although clearly not produced by his campaign) read "Vote For the Crook.