Bill Cassidy

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Bill Cassidy
Bill Cassidy official Senate photo.jpg
Senior U.S. Senator from Louisiana
From: January 3, 2015 – present
Predecessor Mary Landrieu
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Former U.S. Representative from Louisiana's 6th District
From: January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2015
Predecessor Don Cazayoux
Successor Garret Graves
Louisiana State Senate, 16th District
From: December 20, 2006 – January 3, 2009
Predecessor Jay Dardenne
Successor Dan Claitor
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Party Republican
Spouse(s) Laura Layden
Religion Evangelical

William Morgan "Bill" Cassidy is the senior United States Senator from Louisiana. A member of the Republican Party, he was elected in November 2014, when he unseated the three-term Democrat Senator Mary Landrieu. Running third in the primary campaign was Republican and Tea Party figure Rob Maness. Cassidy serves on the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources; the Committee on Appropriations; the Committee on Veterans Affairs; the Joint Economic Committee; and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

U.S. Senate

Cassidy, along with Lindsey Graham, have worked together on the Cassidy-Graham bill in an attempt to repeal Obamacare.[1]

2020 U.S. Senate election in Louisiana

Cassidy announced on February 19, 2020 his bid for re-election to a second Senate term.[2]

Political positions

Cassidy is a strong conservative who opposes abortion, Obamacare, and illegal immigration.[3] However, despite his many pro-liberty views, Cassidy has defended the left-wing agenda of mandatory vaccination.[4]

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