Louisiana is stuffed with House leaders who are struggling to keep delegation in line

After the Supreme Court ordered Louisiana to use a congressional map with an additional black majority district, Rep. Garret Graves is considering running in another House race — much to the dismay of his fellow Louisiana Republicans.

While the five-term congressman has left his options open, he faces a difficult situation. If he stays in his 6th Congressional District, he faces a high chance of losing to his Democratic challenger due to the changed district lines. If he decides to run in a different race, such as against Rep. Julia Letlow (R-LA), he risks the alienation of the rest of his party, who are urging him to stay put. Graves and Letlow reportedly have a close relationship and the possibility of Graves coming after her job would not be appreciated. 

Rep. Garret Graves, R-La., walks into House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s
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