Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy obliterated Democrat Senator Mary Landrieu in her bid for reelection in the final U.S. Senate race of the 2014 midterms. At the time of publication, Cassidy led Landrieu 58% to 42%.
The decision calls for this race came very quickly. The crowdsourced Ace of Spades Decision Desk made a call just three minutes after Louisiana polls closed at 8PM CST.
This loss is nothing less than a repudiation of the three-term Senator Landrieu. One of the themes that now Senator-elect Cassidy hit upon was Senator Landrieu’s voting record, in which she voted with the unpopularPresident Obama 97% of the time. There was also the fact hers was the deciding vote for Obamacare (“Louisiana purchase,” anyone?).
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