BET Wire: Holder Under Fire; Bye-Bye Bachmann, Hello West
Louisiana now has its first Black Republican state senator since Reconstruction. Former Democratic Sen. Elbert Guillory announced on May 31 that he is now a Republican. It's reportedly the second time he's made such a switch. Guillory was a Republican, The Times-Picayunereports, before running for a seat in the state's House chamber.