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Cassidy on campaign trail a year before election

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Bill Cassidy, left, speaks with fellow republicans Monday afternoon. Bill Cassidy, left, speaks with fellow republicans Monday afternoon.
SHREVEPORT, La. -

Congressman Bill Cassidy is on the campaign trail, this time for a U.S. Senate seat.

This republican takes on democrat and long-time incumbent Mary Landrieu. She seeks her fourth term in office.

Cassidy spoke to fellow republicans Monday afternoon about why he was a better choice than Landrieu.    

"She sides with the president 97 percent of the time," said Cassidy. "The voters of Louisiana voters, that's just not where they are. If you think the president's policies have been bad for our country, whether it's been Obamacare, gun control or whatever, then I'm your candidate."

Shreveport state representative Alan Seabaugh, who was once thought to be a contender for the stop, recently throws his support behind Cassidy. There is one other republican in the race, retired air force colonel Rob Maness.

The election is in November 2014. 

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