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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
Political analyst Jim Engster reacted on Wednesday to U.S.
Rep. Bill Cassidy's announcement that he is going to run against
incumbent Senator Mary Landrieu.
"On the surface it appears that its
Landrieu's race to lose," says Engster. "We haven't thrown out an incumbent U.S. Senator in 80
years. Landrieu has won three times and people are accustomed to
voting for her."
Engster says Cassidy is a known commodity and has a
legitimate shot at un-seating Landrieu.
"I think 19 months is sufficient when
you have $3 million in the bank," says Engster. "He's a sitting U.S. congressman and not a complete unknown. It's hard to be all things to all
people and I'm sure Congressman Cassidy will do everything he can to portray
Sen. Landrieu, rightly or wrongly, as a wild-eyed leftist who supported Obamacare and inept to represent the people of Louisiana."
The Landrieu campaign did not respond to our requests for a
comment but the Louisiana Democratic Party issued this statement in part about
rhetoric is as empty as his record. He cannot talk about anything he has done
or accomplished in Congress because he repeatedly votes against