At the very end, all three candidates were asked to rate the President, and Governor Jindal. It was Mary's answer that brought smiles and muted laughter from some of the state's most noted political watchers in attendance. Having distanced herself from the Obama throughout her re-election campaign, no one expected her to answer as she did. Running 4 points behind Cassidy, some say it was a 'Hail Mary', so to speak, and a very unwise thing to say.
Here's video from Louisiana Public Broadcasting.