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November 5, 1991 | From Associated Press
Louisiana gubernatorial candidate David Duke's efforts to distance himself from his racist past included a radio pitch to Latinos on Monday. His opponent gained another prominent backer who predicted statewide economic repercussions if Duke wins. "We cannot afford to elect a Ku Kluxer," said retired Sen. Russell B. Long, appearing with former Gov. Edwin W. Edwards, who faces Duke in a runoff on Nov. 16.
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May 10, 2003 | From Associated Press
Sen. Russell B. Long, a Louisiana Democrat who greatly influenced the nation's tax laws during nearly four decades in the U.S. Senate, died Friday night. He was 84. Long was brought to George Washington University Hospital by paramedics and pronounced dead about 15 minutes later, said hospital spokeswoman Marti Harris. She would not disclose the cause of death. Long was the only person ever preceded in the U.S. Senate by both parents. His father, the legendary Huey P.
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February 24, 1986 | TOM REDBURN, Times Staff Writer
Last summer, three influential senators from the nation's major energy-producing region made a pilgrimage to the White House in an effort to persuade top Reagan Administration officials to support an oil-import fee that would both help protect the struggling domestic oil industry and arrest a worrisome slide in revenues in their home states. The senators--Democrats David L. Boren of Oklahoma, Russell B.
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November 5, 1991 | From Associated Press
Louisiana gubernatorial candidate David Duke's efforts to distance himself from his racist past included a radio pitch to Latinos on Monday. His opponent gained another prominent backer who predicted statewide economic repercussions if Duke wins. "We cannot afford to elect a Ku Kluxer," said retired Sen. Russell B. Long, appearing with former Gov. Edwin W. Edwards, who faces Duke in a runoff on Nov. 16.
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May 10, 2003 | From Associated Press
Sen. Russell B. Long, a Louisiana Democrat who greatly influenced the nation's tax laws during nearly four decades in the U.S. Senate, died Friday night. He was 84. Long was brought to George Washington University Hospital by paramedics and pronounced dead about 15 minutes later, said hospital spokeswoman Marti Harris. She would not disclose the cause of death. Long was the only person ever preceded in the U.S. Senate by both parents. His father, the legendary Huey P.
BUSINESS
December 9, 1986
Russell B. Long, 68, Democratic senator from Louisiana, has been elected a director of the New York Stock Exchange, effective Jan. 3, the day after his congressional term expires. Long will serve until the next annual exchange election in June, 1987.
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September 6, 1986 | Associated Press
President Reagan will travel to Louisiana and Alabama on Sept. 18 to raise campaign funds for Republican candidates for the Senate, a spokesman said Friday. Reagan will go to New Orleans for a reception and luncheon for Rep. W. Henson Moore, who is seeking the Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Russell B. Long. From there, he will travel to Montgomery, Ala., to attend a reception and address a reelection campaign rally for Sen. Jeremiah Denton. After the rally, he will return to Washington.
NEWS
November 5, 1986
Results of key national races in Tuesday's elections: --Democratic Gov. Bob Graham unseated first-term Republican Sen. Paula Hawkins in Florida. --Republican Guy Hunt defeated Democratic Lt. Gov. Bill Baxley to become Alabama's first GOP governor in 112 years. --Rep. John B. Breaux kept the Louisiana Senate seat of retiring Russell B. Long in Democratic hands with a victory over GOP Rep. W. Henson Moore. --Republican Gov. James R.
BUSINESS
December 28, 1985 | Associated Press
More than a dozen lawmakers from all over the country have urged a federal judge to grant Texaco a "meaningful right to appeal" a record judgment won against Texaco by Pennzoil, according to documents filed Friday in U.S. District Court. Letters, telegrams and briefs have come from Senate Majority Leader Robert Dole (R-Kan.), Sen. Russell B. Long (D-La.) and others. "The uncertainty of Texaco's future could have an adverse effect on the entire American society," wrote Rep. Joseph J.
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August 19, 1986 | Associated Press
House and Senate tax-overhaul negotiators took a few moments over the weekend to pay tribute to Sen. Russell B. Long, a dominant force in congressional tax policy for decades. As the conferees were about to approve landmark legislation that would revise the federal tax code, Rep. Dan Rostenkowski (D-Ill.), leader of the negotiations, noted that it was Long's last major bargaining session. The Louisiana Democrat is retiring at the end of the year after a 38-year career in the Senate.
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February 24, 1986 | TOM REDBURN, Times Staff Writer
Last summer, three influential senators from the nation's major energy-producing region made a pilgrimage to the White House in an effort to persuade top Reagan Administration officials to support an oil-import fee that would both help protect the struggling domestic oil industry and arrest a worrisome slide in revenues in their home states. The senators--Democrats David L. Boren of Oklahoma, Russell B.
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February 26, 1985 | Associated Press
Sen. Russell B. Long (D-La.), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, announced unexpectedly Monday that he will retire at the end of his current term in January, 1987. Long, 66, speaking to reporters at a news conference in his Senate office, said: "At some point, I think the good Lord permits you to live a long life, and, if the people are good to you, a senator ought to consider at what point he ought to retire. "And that's my decision," Long said.
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