Edwin Edwards is running for the 6th Congressional district in Louisiana. The Louisiana Democratic Party has endorsed Edwards though Mary Landrieu has not. There are 13 people running for the seat. Can Edwards win?
I guess Edwin Edwards figures if Toronto can have a crack smoking Mayor; then Louisiana can have a convicted felon House member. We don't know if Rob Ford will win re-election but we do know what you said about Edwin Edwards running for office again,
Edwin Edwards is an 86 year old convicted felon. He is also a 4 times Governor of Louisiana and served in Congress. He is thinking of throwing his hat back into politics with a run for Congress. Would he have your support?
Edwin Edwards is still a household name in Louisiana. He is, in turns, famous and infamous depending on one's point of view. One thing is certain, he will be in the public eye for as long as he chooses.
Edwards, because he is a convicted felon, can't run for state office, but he can, and very well may, run for federal office.