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U.S. Senator elect Bill Cassidy (R-LA) celebrates with supporters after defeating Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA)at the Crowne Plaza Hotel during an election night watch party on December 6, 2014 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Cassidy's victory brings the number of Republican Senate seats captured in this years midterm elections to nine and gives Republicans every statewide office in the swath of seven states that used to make up the Solid South for Democrats. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Last Of Senate’s Deep South Democrats Defeated

Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy has denied Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana a fourth term, calling his Senate victory “the exclamation point” on midterm elections that put Republicans in charge on Capitol Hill for President Barack Obama’s last two years in office.

12/07/2014

File photo of Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA).  (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Analysis: Landrieu Stung By Rollout Of Health Law

Mary Landrieu needs some good news from the federal health care law — and soon — or an issue that’s already tricky for the Democratic U.S. senator’s 2014 re-election bid threatens to become a tough hurdle for her campaign.

11/10/2013

File photo of U.S. Attorney Jim Letten speaking at the podium. (credit: Getty Images)

U.S. Attorney Letten Resigns During Probe Of Online Posts

U.S. Attorney Jim Letten, whose successful prosecution of a former Louisiana governor and numerous other public officials won him bipartisan praise for more than a decade, resigned Thursday while the Justice Department investigates alleged misconduct by his top deputies.

12/06/2012

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