Lt. Rob Maness, the Tea Party candidate, who finished third in the race last week against the winner Republican Bill Cassidy and the then-incumbent, Republican Mary Landrieu has thrown his cap into the ring for the seat being vacated by David Vitter, who lost in his run for the Louisiana Governor seat last month. Vitter, who has served two terms in the Senate, will not be running for re-election.
Another once-candidate for the US Senate seat is Paul Hollis, who, ran against Bill Cassidy but left the field early, then endorsing the now-US Senator. Hollis tweeted a news story that indicates his entry into the upcoming run.
Keeping with the US Senate scene, a poll, commissioned by the Kennedy
Also, a new poll has been released by a pro-John Kennedy PAC shows that current Public Service Commissioner, Democrat Foster Campbell has one point lead over Kennedy for that Senate spot. According to the poll, Foster leads with 22 % of the vote, Kennedy 21%, former gubernatorial candidate Scott Angelle 12%, Congressman Charles Boustany 10%, Maness 9% followed by another Republican Congressman, John Fleming, who recently announced his candidacy. Foster is the only Democrat.
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