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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, with Deforest Kelley, Walter Koenig, William Shatner, James Doohan, and George Takei, 1984.

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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, with Deforest Kelley, Walter Koenig, William Shatner, James Doohan, and George Takei, 1984.

IRS’s Star Trek, Gilligan’s Island Videos Challenged by Congressman

Star Trek fans might recognize the Internal Revenue Service as a somewhat Vulcan enterprise — logical, humorless and inscrutable. Rep. Charles Boustany wants to see for himself. The Louisiana Republican is pressing the tax agency to turn over copies of...

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio re-enacts the swearing in of Rep. Charles Boustany,  in this Jan. 5, 2011 file photo.

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio re-enacts the swearing in of Rep. Charles Boustany, in this Jan. 5, 2011 file photo.

2012 Congressional Elections (Finally) Over — 27th Incumbent Defeated (13 Redistricted Out)

This year’s House elections finally have concluded more than a month after the Nov. 6 presidential election and nine months after the first congressional primary. Louisiana Republican Charles Boustany won a fifth term on Dec. 8 by defeating another Republican...

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Rep. Charles Boustany rehearses for the GOP rebuttal to President Obama's health care speech in this file photo.

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Rep. Charles Boustany rehearses for the GOP rebuttal to President Obama's health care speech in this file photo.

Super-PAC Attacks Louisiana’s Boustany on Wall Street Bailout

A super-political action committee that was active in New York and Arizona elections is shifting its focus to a House runoff next week in southern Louisiana. The super-PAC, National Horizon, is airing an ad attacking Republican Representative Charles Boustany, who faces...

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From left, Rep. Robert Wittman, Rep. Jeff Landry, Rep. Charles Boustany, and Rep. John Fleming arrive for the news conference on American Energy Initiative legislation to expand U.S. energy production.

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From left, Rep. Robert Wittman, Rep. Jeff Landry, Rep. Charles Boustany, and Rep. John Fleming arrive for the news conference on American Energy Initiative legislation to expand U.S. energy production.

Boustany, Landry Tout Support in Louisiana Ads Before Runoff

Two Louisiana Republican congressmen seeking the same district in a Dec. 8 runoff election are using testimonials in their latest television ads. Jeff Landry, a freshman, is up with a spot highlighting endorsements from four House colleagues. Landry “has the...

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