The Hill: Republicans target lone Democrat in Louisiana

April 30, 2009

From The Hill: “Republicans are looking to Louisiana, a state that has bucked national trends to turn a deeper shade of red in the last year, to counter the GOP’s disastrous performance in the last two election cycles. In particular, Republicans are targeting Rep. Charlie Melancon, the lone Democrat left in Louisiana’s seven-member House delegation. The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) launched a radio ad in the district during the Presidents Day recess and is seeking to paint Melancon as a big spender, in spite of his co-chairmanship of the fiscally conservative Democratic Blue Dog Coalition. …”