Racially charged back-and-forth between Holden and Guillory pushes policy talk to back burner at lieutenant governor’s forum

Baton Rouge Mayor-President Melvin I. "Kip" Holden speaks to the Urban League in New Orleans, Wednesday, July 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Baton Rouge Democratic Mayor Kip Holden and Republican state Sen. Elbert Guillory of Opelousas traded heated barbs during a lieutenant governor’s forum today over Guillory’s use of the N-word in a…

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