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Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La.

Senator (1st term)

Republican



Biography

Political Highlights: La. Senate, 2006-08; U.S. House of Representatives, 2009-15
Born: September 28, 1957; Highland Park, Ill.
Residence: Baton Rouge
Religion: Christian
Family: Wife, Laura Layden Cassidy; three children
Education: Louisiana State U., B.S. 1979; Louisiana State U., M.D. 1983
Elected: 2014
Committee Assignments: Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; Public Lands, Forests and Mining; Water & Power); Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure; Health Care; Social Security, Pensions & Family Policy - Chairman); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families; Primary Health and Retirement Security); Veterans' Affairs; Joint Economic

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 44th ranked Senate Republican
State Clout: Louisiana is 4th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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