Voters head to polls in Louisiana Senate race

By Jonathan Kaminsky NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Louisiana voters voted on Saturday in a runoff election that opinion polls indicate will expand Republicans’ majority in the U.S. Senate at the expense of one of the chamber’s last remaining southern Democrats. Republican U.S. Representative Bill Cassidy is challenging three-term incumbent Mary Landrieu, who is fighting to remain one of only two Democratic senators from the southeastern U.S. – a party stronghold a generation ago – after losses last month by Democratic incumbents in Arkansas and North Carolina. …

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