“Whether Democrats or Republicans, the mountain folks are fiercely independent. ... Shuler succeeded by capturing the cultural conservatism, the ambience of the area,” Guillory said. “A lot of his success has been that he looks independent.”
Shuler raised $140,000 in the first quarter and had $144,000 in cash on hand, according to his FEC filing.
Sen Mary Landrieu, D-La., poses for a selfie with LSU football fans as she campaigns at tailgate parties on the Louisiana State University campus before the LSU-Mississippi State game on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Buy photo here.