In his bid for a 10th term representing the 2nd Congressional District, William Jefferson has boasted of his personal relationship with President-elect Barack Obama.
And as election day approaches Saturday, Obama is trying to make his political presence felt in a Louisiana congressional race. But it is in the 4th District in and around Shreveport, not Jefferson's seat in New Orleans, where Obama has remained noticeably silent.
Today in History – February 21 - 1797 – The Last Invasion Of Great Britain – A force of 1,400 French soldiers invaded Britain at Fishguard in support of the Society of United Irishmen. The...