FILE - In this 2007 file photo, James D. "Buddy" Caldwell speaks to the media in Baton Rouge, La. Caldwell, Louisiana's Attorney General, has spent nearly 24 million building the stat

 

              FILE - In this 2007 file photo,  James D. "Buddy" Caldwell speaks to the media in Baton Rouge, La.  Caldwell, Louisiana
FILE - In this 2007 file photo, James D. "Buddy" Caldwell speaks to the media in Baton Rouge, La. Caldwell, Louisiana's Attorney General, has spent nearly 24 million building the state's legal case against BP over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, with much of the money paid to outside law firms that have contributed to his campaigns. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)