Southerner in a Western seat, Landrieu a mystery on public lands
Last July, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) hoisted a Gulf Coast map at an Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing that showed the nearly 2,000 square miles of wetlands her state has lost to coastal erosion over the past century.
Industry welcomes Landrieu's ascension
The coal industry is welcoming Sen. Mary Landrieu's impending takeover of the chairmanship of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
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Landrieu ponders staff changes, outreach as she girds to take gavel
As she prepares to take the helm of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) yesterday said she plans to keep the panel's existing senior staff for "a time" but is also merging her own aides into the mix.