Heading into Monday night, Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy had only two missions to accomplish against Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu in the post-general election debate: not say anything stupid and rebut her accusations of his corruption. After the hour expired, so had her reelection chances.
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Now with days left in the US Senate race, many believe that Senator Mary Landrieu is done and roasted as a US Senator, despite a strong performance last night during the debates.
Probably so. We will wait and see, come Saturday, Election Day.
Heading into the final week before the election, Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy has come under fire and is on a hot seat concerning allegations he was double-billing (double-dipping) by charging for work at LSU while he was getting paid for his Congressional duties.
Talk about dirty tricks.
Last week, two Louisiana blogs questioned $50,000 that Congressman and doctor Bill Cassidy received for part-time work he was supposed to perform for LSUHC while he was working full-time as a US Congressman for Louisiana.
We’re finally down to the week of the Louisiana U.S. Senate race. With many of the Louisiana political activists focused upon the race between Democrat US Sen. Mary Landrieu and her opponent Congressman Bill Cassidy, based upon prior elections of voter turnout, a majority of registered voters in Louisiana will stay home and away from the polls.
The Mary Landrieu campaign has gone on the offensive today hosting a phone press conference this afternoon to discuss late developments of a controversy brewing over alleged double-dipping or “double billing” by Congressman Bill Cassidy.
The “Hail Mary” to try to burnish embattled Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu’s office-holding credentials came earlier this month. Now has come the “Hail Mary” that seeks to damage the front-running opponent to unseat her Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy – and neither will get the job done,
The political termites are swarming into Louisiana. They are coming from everywhere; north and south-east and west. All with one purpose in mind. The want to tell us whom we should vote for as the state’s next U.S. Senator. I don’t know about you, but I get sick and tired of all these out-of-stators who must think we are too dumb down here in Bayou country to make up our own minds.