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5 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Bill Cassidy Providing Emergency Assistance To Wealthy Televangelists

Bill Cassidy, Republican Congressman from Baton Rouge, LA and physician was in the news last week as he provided emergency treatment to a fellow passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tax

14 hrs ago | Politico

NRCC adds seven to Young Guns 'Contender' List - Crossroads...

NRCC adds seven to Young Guns 'Contender' List - Crossroads Senate polls in Ark., Colo., La., Mich., Mont.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Walberg, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

18 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Congressman Cassidy: Flood reform legislation 'not the final step'

Recent reform of the federal flood insurance program was essential, but more changes are needed, U.S. Senate candidate Bill Cassidy said Wednesday in Alexandria.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

A battle ahead on 'personhood'

A number of GOP Senate candidates, many of whom are still in primary races, are on record supporting measures that declare, in some form, that full human rights begin at the moment of fertilization.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Paul Broun, Phil Gingrey

NOLA.com

Some ministers worry courts will strike down tax-exempt housing allowances

A federal judge's ruling that a 60-year-old federal law allowing clergy to get a tax-free housing allowance is unconstitutional has raised concerns by religious organizations.

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Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Moss Bluff, LA, Lake Charles, LA, Baton Rouge, LA

Canada.com

Nobel laureates condemn Keystone as climate-change trigger

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter sits down for a conversation with Mark Updegrove, director of the LBJ Presidential Library, on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on April 8 in Austin, Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

CNN

Landrieu faces her toughest political storm to stay in Senate

She is beset by well-funded forces on the right who sense the Gulf Coast Democrat's vulnerability in trying to defend a Senate seat in a red state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cedric Richmond, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Republican, Louisiana, Xavier University

Reuters

Ex-con, ex-governor Edwards raises $33,000 in Louisiana run for Congress

Former Louisiana Governor, Edwin Edwards, a convicted felon now running for the U.S. Congress, has raised nearly $33,000 in donations since launching his campaign last month, according to a contribution report.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Paul, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS News

Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu: Obama "simply wrong" on energy

Senator Mary Landrieu , D-LA, speaks during a a press conference on the Keystone XL pipeline in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on February 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Joe Manchin, 2012 Presidential Election, Louisiana

KMIZ

These races will determine control of the Senate

In the battle for the Senate, eight races could determine the balance of power. Democrats currently hold six of the seats while Republicans hold the other two, meaning that the Democrats must defend their territory -- a difficult task in a midterm election with a Democratic president who has low approval ratings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kay Hagan

CNN

3 races that will decide fate of Senate

In the battle for the Senate, eight races could determine the balance of power. Democrats currently hold six of the seats while Republicans hold the other two, meaning that the Democrats must defend their territory -- a difficult task in a midterm election with a Democratic president who has low approval ratings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kay Hagan

NOLA.com

Sen. Landrieu's campaign is out with new TV ad portraying a fighter for oil and gas jobs

Beat up for months by a series of expensive negative ads financed by conservative advocacy groups, Sen. Mary Landrieu 's campaign is out Tuesday with its own new TV ad boosting her efforts on behalf of the oil and gas industry,.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Advocate

Standout students in the southeast Louisiana area

Along the way to Wednesday's competition for Louisiana Student of the Year, Patrick Flanigan has amassed a rA©sumA© that reads that like a "what's what" of civic and government opportunities available to teenagers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Family, Teenagers, Georgetown (Washington, DC), Baton Rouge, LA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Advocate

James Gill: McAllister has plenty of company with scandal issue

Two of our Republican congressmen have been vying for our attention recently, but Vance McAllister, of Swartz, beat Bill Cassidy, of Baton Rouge, hands down.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Swartz, LA, Opinion

The Town Talk

Landrieu, Cassidy both surpass $1 million for quarter in Senate campaign

Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu raised $600,000 more than Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy in the first quarter and now has $7.5 million in the bank for her re-election bid, compared to Cassidy's $5 million on hand, their campaigns reported this past week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The News-Star

FERC denies Midla request for shortened objection period

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied a request Friday by American Midstream to shorten the objection period for people who want to contest abandoning the Midla pipeline.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Wall Street Journal

Fundraising Boost for Embattled Senate Democrats

Democratic incumbents facing tough re-election battles ended the first quarter of 2014 with a financial advantage over their likely Republican opponents, some of whom still face primaries to win the GOP nomination.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Cory Gardner, Mary Landrieu, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

NOLA.com

On the Hill: White House says no to Landrieu on Keystone and Laura Cassidy emails what our 'opponents don't want you to know' about Bill

Now, that a White House spokesman has rebuffed a letter from Sen. Mary Landrieu , D-La., and 10 other Democratic senators for a presidential decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline by the end of May, Landrieu has said she's going to hold a hearing by her Senate Energy Committee and consider legislation to force the president's hand.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cedric Richmond, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

NOLA.com

Another flight, another Louisiana congressman/doctor provides emergency medical care

Three days after Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge, treated a sick airline passenger, his House colleague, John Fleming , R-Minden, did the same thing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Representative John Fleming, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Erik Paulsen

NOLA.com

House passes tight budget that isn't going anywhere but offers preview of GOP priorities

The Republican-led House passed a budget blueprint Thursday that slashes federal funding in return for a promised end to deficit spending in 10 years.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Cedric Richmond, Democrat, Baton Rouge, LA

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