Cassidy vs Landrieu: How will their fiscal cliff votes affect the 2014 Louisiana Senate race?
Thanks Prof Mann for setting the 2014 table!
Originally posted on Something Like the Truth:
But it’s the votes of Landrieu and Cassidy that are the most interesting because the fiscal cliff could be an issue in the 2014 Senate race and influence Landrieu’s re-election bid.
In one sense, the votes don’t change the equation at all. Landrieu is a Democrat and was expected to support the deal. Even her Republican Louisiana counterpart, David Vitter, voted for the plan that raised income taxes on people earning more than $400,000.
And Cassidy, who once had a reputation around Baton Rouge as a fairly moderate Democrat, has firmly repositioned himself…
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