The remnants of Hurricane Isaac have left Louisiana behind. But parts of the state will be rebuilding for a long time to come. The storm brought extensive flooding to communities that had been largely spared during earlier hurricanes.
The political consultants need to get paid, and that direct mail needs postage. Then there's the website and the campaign staff. These are the things candidates in the upcoming Virginia primary are spending big money on.
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