Bill Cassidy

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Bill Cassidy
United States Senator
from Louisiana
Assumed office
January 3, 2015
Serving with John Neely Kennedy
Preceded byMary Landrieu
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 15th district
In office
January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2015
Preceded byDon Cazayoux
Succeeded byGarret Graves
Member of the Louisiana Senate
from the 16th district
In office
December 20, 2006 – January 3, 2009
Preceded byJay Dardenne
Succeeded byDan Claitor
Personal details
Born(1957-09-28)September 28, 1957
Highland Park, Illinois
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Laura Layden
Alma materLouisiana State University and A&M College

Bill Cassidy (born September 28, 1957) is an American politician. On January 3, 2015, he became the junior U.S. Senator from Louisiana. He was in the United States House of Representatives from 2009 to 2015.[1] He was in the Louisiana Senate from 2006 to 2009.

Cassidy was born on November 17, 1961 in Highland Park, Illinois. He graduated from the Louisiana State University and A&M College. He is married to Laura Layden. They have three children.

On February 13, 2021 Cassidy voted that Republican President Donald Trump was guilty of starting the 2021 storming of the United States Capitol. He and six other Republican senators also voted that Trump was guilty. This was after the House of Representatives Second impeachment of Donald Trump.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cassidy, Bill". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
  2. "7 Republicans found Trump 'guilty' of inciting Capitol riot. They explain their vote". Retrieved 14 February 2021.

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