Cassidy to challenge Landrieu in 2014
POSTED: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 7:22am
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 11:53am
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) is running for Senate in 2014. He made the announcement alongside his wife early Wednesday morning via a video on his website.
Cassidy will challenge Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and is now the sole GOP candidate in the race.
Dr. Bill Cassidy currently represents Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District where he has lived most of his life. He grew up in Baton Rouge and attended LSU and LSU Medical School. He was elected to the Louisiana State Senate in 2006 where he served until he was elected to Congress in 2008.