|Senior U.S. Senator from Louisiana|
From: January 3, 2015 – present
|Successor||Incumbent (no successor)|
|Former U.S. Representative from Louisiana's 6th District|
From: January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2015
|Louisiana State Senate, 16th District|
From: December 20, 2006 – January 3, 2009
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.
2020 U.S. Senate election in Louisiana
Cassidy announced on February 19, 2020 his bid for re-election to a second Senate term.
Cassidy is a strong conservative who opposes abortion, Obamacare, and illegal immigration. However, despite his many pro-liberty views, Cassidy has defended the left-wing agenda of mandatory vaccination.
- Graham-Cassidy health care bill: What you need to know
- Sen. Bill Cassidy announces bid for reelection
- Bill Cassidy on the Issues
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