02/02 Tuesday: Louisiana Legislature, 2016 Presidential Race, and New Louisiana Health Secretary Rebekah Gee


Ron Faucheux

Ronald Anthony Faucheux, Sr., known as Ron Faucheux is a lawyer, scholar, non-fiction author, and political consultant and pundit who served from 1976 to 1984 as a Democrat in the Louisiana House of Representatives for District 100.  He discusses the results from last night's Iowa Caucus and the 2016 Presidential candidates. 

Jeff Lord

Jeffrey "Jeff" Lord is a former member of the Ronald Reagan administration, a former White House associate political director 1987-1988, journalist, author, and political strategist in Pennsylvania.  He is also a CNN political commentator.  He discusses the results from the Iowa Caucus and the continuation of candidates' campaigns. 


Rebekah Gee

Dr. Rebekah Gee is the Medicaid Medical Director for the state of Louisiana. She is an Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Louisiana State University (LSU). Dr. Gee completed a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars program at the University of Pennsylvania and there received a Master of Science in Health Policy Research.  She studied history and obtained her M.P.H. at Columbia University in Health Policy and Management, obtained her medical degree at Cornell, and trained in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harvard at the Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals.  She has just been named the new health secretary of Louisiana.