Louisiana Elects First Woman Governor Democratic Lt. Gov. Kathleen Blanco beats her Republican opponent, Bobby Jindal, in run-off elections Saturday to become Louisiana's first woman governor. The victory prevented Republicans from a gubernatorial sweep in the Deep South, after winning recently in Kentucky and Mississippi. NPR's Bob Edwards talks with John Maginnis, publisher of LAPolitics.com.

Louisiana Elects First Woman Governor

Louisiana Elects First Woman Governor

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Democratic Lt. Gov. Kathleen Blanco beats her Republican opponent, Bobby Jindal, in run-off elections Saturday to become Louisiana's first woman governor. The victory prevented Republicans from a gubernatorial sweep in the Deep South, after winning recently in Kentucky and Mississippi. NPR's Bob Edwards talks with John Maginnis, publisher of LAPolitics.com.