Keg stands, illicit kisses spice Louisiana races

In this screen grab from a commercial posted on youtube.com, Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La., is seen with his wife Kelly McAllister. The Louisiana congressman whose re-election is threatened by a cheating scandal is putting his marriage front and center in the campaign. McAllister initially said he wouldn’t seek another term after a videotape showed him passionately kissing a friend’s wife. But McAllister’s wife publicly forgave him, and he decided to run. Louisiana remains a rollicking and colorful battleground, even if that’s not always intentional.(AP Photo)PINEVILLE, La. (AP) — In what’s turned out to be a largely joyless midterm congressional election, one state has upheld its reputation as a rollicking and colorful battleground, even if that’s not always intentional.

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