Kathleen Blanco

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Kathleen Blanco at the Southeast Louisiana Regional Ice Hub

Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (born December 15, 1942) is an American politician. She served as Governor of Louisiana from 2004 through 2008 until being replaced by Bobby Jindal. She was born in New Iberia, Louisiana. Blanco is a member of the Democratic Party.

In December 2017, Blanco was diagnosed with an incurable form of eye melanoma and liver cancer.[1] On April 19, 2019, it was announced that she was in hospice care.[2]

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  1. "Kathleen Blanco being treated for cancer, says no cure". KATC. December 13, 2017. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  2. "Former governor Kathleen Blanco in hospice care". KALB. April 19, 2019.