Landrieu's political career

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-Louisiana, is facing one of the biggest challenges of her political career. She is running for a third term in an unfavorable year for Democrats and in a red state that has voted for Republican presidential nominees in the past two cycles. Here she waves before speaking at the Democratic National Convention in Denver on August 26, 2008. Click through the gallery for scenes from Landrieu's political life.

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-Louisiana, is facing one of the biggest challenges of her political career. She is running for a third term in an unfavorable year for Democrats and in a red state that has voted for Republican presidential nominees in the past two cycles. Here she waves before speaking at the Democratic National Convention in Denver on August 26, 2008. Click through the gallery for scenes from Landrieu's political life.