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Dr. Ralph Abraham Interview (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-11-14

Duration: 00:11:27

Subjects: Abraham, Ralph L. | Politics | Elections, 2014 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2014 | Social Security | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | MEDICAID | Health Care | Immigration


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Abraham, Ralph Interviewee


This segment from the November 14, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Dr. Ralph Abraham, a Republican candidate in the December 6th run-off election in Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District. He discusses: why he decided to run for office; the biggest challenges facing the 5th district; his top three priorities if elected; his positions on Social Security, the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), Medicaid expansion, and immigration; and why people should vote for him.