Congressman Bill Cassidy has easily defeated the last democrat Senator in the deep south. This gives Republicans 54 Senate seats, a pickup of 9 seats. [read_more] Two republican House members also won in Louisiana, including one to replace Bill Cassidy. Republicans in the House now hold 246 seats, the largest Republican majority since Truman was in the White House.
The latest results show Bill Cassidy leading Mary Landrieu, 58% to 42%. wow.