Congressman Bill Cassidy has easily defeated the last democrat Senator in the deep south. Â 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. Â 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%. Â wow.