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  • On the Campaign Trail: Rep. Charlie Melancon

    November 1, 2010 12:06 AM

    It's the home stretch for the mid-term election. Here in Louisiana, the big race being watched is the race for US Senate. Incumbent Senator David Vitter is facing his biggest challenge from Congressman Charlie Melancon. Both have been on the campaign trail for months. So, we asked, "What does the... more »
  • Charlie Melancon will be in Houma Today

    October 26, 2010 9:17 AM

    Baton Rouge, LA -- Today, Rep. Charlie Melancon, candidate for US Senate, will be in Houma to encourage early voting on the last day of the early voting period before the November 2nd election. Melancon will meet with voters during the lunch hour at Castalano's Restaurant. Today is the last... more »
  • Senate Race Heats Up; Ad Wars Begin

    September 30, 2010 12:29 AM

    More than a month to go before the election, the race for the Louisiana U.S. Senate seat is heating up and the so-called "ad-wars" have begun. First up, a commercial already out by Senator David Vitter, which criticizes his opponent's response to the oil disaster in the Gulf. "Charlie Melancon... more »
  • Vitter Accuses Democrats of Bankrolling Challenger

    August 6, 2010 6:34 PM

    Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter is accusing Democrats of bankrolling a GOP challenger to Vitter in the U.S. Senate race. The last-minute entrance of former Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Chet Traylor was a surprise challenge to Vitter in the Aug. 28 primary. Vitter's campaign claims Traylor's candidacy is a ploy... more »
  • Charlie Melancon Statement On Capped Well

    July 15, 2010 5:50 PM

    Today, U.S. Congressman Charlie Melancon (LA-03) made the following statement in response to reports from BP that the oil leak in the Gulf has been stopped for the first time since April: "I am cautiously hopeful that BP has finally stopped the oil from gushing into our Gulf. If the... more »
  • David Vitter And Charlie Melancon Both Signed Up For The Senate Race

    July 7, 2010 1:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter and his Democratic challenger, Charlie Melancon, have both signed up for the Senate race on the opening day of qualifying. Vitter is seeking a second term, his first time facing voters after a 2007 prostitution scandal. Melancon is leaving a... more »
  • Rep. Charlie Melancon Comments On MLK Day

    January 18, 2010 1:42 PM

    Baton Rouge, LA - Rep. Charlie Melancon today released the following statement on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: "Today we remember not only the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to the long struggle for civil rights, but the contributions made by countless others toward the fulfillment of... more »
  • State Crime Labs Awarded $2.4 Million in Grant Money

    October 8, 2009 2:04 PM

    Attorney General Caldwell: Grant Will Help Us As We Seek Justice for Victims of Crime WASHINGTON-Congressman Charlie Melancon (LA-03) announced today that the Louisiana State Police has been awarded two grants totaling $2,481,416 from the Department of Justice to improve its crime labs and reduce the backlog of forensic... more »

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