Bill Cassidy

November 13, 2017 - 8:44 pm
(AP) -- U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana has joined the growing list of Senate Republicans withdrawing endorsements of Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual misconduct with minors. Cassidy posted his decision on Twitter, saying: "Based on the allegations against...
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November 01, 2017 - 5:19 pm
When it comes to popularity in Congress, both of Louisiana's U.S. Senators rank right about in the middle, according to a new Morning Consult poll. U.S. Senator John Kennedy is ranked 39th out of 100 senators, and Senator Bill Cassidy was number 62. ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley...
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October 23, 2017 - 9:41 am
( The Louisiana Republican congressional delegation believes tax reform legislation can be passed this year. U.S. Senator John Kennedy says a bill has yet to be drafted, but he supports an across the board personal income tax cut, starting with the middle class. "If we do this right and let...
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September 29, 2017 - 3:04 pm
AP) _ U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy failed to undo former President Barack Obama's signature health care law, but the defeat hasn't stopped Louisiana's senior senator from trying to raise money off the effort. A fundraising pitch sent this week from Cassidy's campaign urged supporters to send donations by...
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September 26, 2017 - 1:35 pm
(AP) - Senate Republicans will not vote this week on the latest, last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. That's the word from senators as they emerged from a closed-door meeting on Tuesday. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona shook his head and said ``no'' when asked...
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September 20, 2017 - 3:00 pm
Late-night performer Jimmy Kimmel delivered some heavy criticism of U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy and the health care bill the Louisiana senator is backing in Washington. On Jimmy Kimmel Live! , the TV host said Cassidy's proposal fails the so-called “Jimmy Kimmel Test” -- the phrase Cassidy came up...
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September 19, 2017 - 5:11 pm
( -- U.S. Senator John Kennedy supports his fellow Louisiana lawmaker’s health care bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Kennedy says he plans to vote for U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy’s measure but it can be better. He says for example, Cassidy’s legislation gives states the...
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