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 2022-05-28 16:00 

Times Free Press

Opinion: Sen. Bill Cassidy still doesn't know what hit him...

Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy still doesn't know what hit him....

 2022-05-27 22:05 

The Virginian-Pilot

Opinion: Sen. Bill Cassidy still doesn’t know what hit him...

Comments by Sen. Bill Cassidy show why race is frequently an argument, but seldom a conversation, Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. writes....

 2022-05-27 15:55 

Crooks and Liars

Sen. Bill Cassidy Claims People Need AR-15s To Defend Themselves From Feral Pigs...

It's like Republicans are trying to outdo one another for who can find the most asinine reason for letting Americans keep their assault rifles. Source: Business Insider Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy this week said that he thought people still needed ass...

 2022-05-27 10:28 

Business Insider India

Sen. Bill Cassidy claims people need AR-15s to defend themselves from 'feral pigs,' inadvertently echoing an old meme about 'feral hogs'...

Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy said people need AR-15 rifles to kill...

 2022-05-27 09:21 

Business Insider

Sen. Bill Cassidy claims people need AR-15s to defend themselves from 'feral pigs,' inadvertently echoing an old meme about 'feral hogs'...

"If you talk to the people that own it, killing feral pigs in ... Louisiana. They'll wonder: 'Why would you take it away from me?'" said Cassidy....

 2022-05-26 12:00 

RedState

GOP Senator Bill Cassidy Signals He's Down with Gun Control...

Cassidy appears to be done pretending to be a conservative....

 2022-05-26 04:00 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Sen. Bill Cassidy still doesn't know what hit him...

"About a third of our population is African American," he said. "African Americans have a higher incidence of maternal mortality. So, if you correct our population for race, we're not as much of an outlier as it'd otherwise appear. Now...

 2022-05-26 00:30 

Jezebel

Senator Bill Cassidy Tried to Defend His Racist Comments on Black Maternal Deaths...
 2022-05-25 22:23 

NewsBusters

CNN Smears GOP Senator as Uncaring, Blind to Racism of Maternal Mortality?...

If there's one thing CNN journalists love, it's implying that Republicans are racist. On Monday's Don Lemon Tonight, the host trashed GOP Senator Bill Cassidy (LA) as uncaring on the issue of maternal mortality rates for African American women...

 2022-05-24 17:45 

The Root

Sen. Bill Cassidy Claims Racist Remarks on Maternal Mortality Were Taken Out of Context...

In an interview with POLITICO, the Republican Senator said his state's high maternal health rate wouldn't be so bad if Black moms weren't counted...

 2022-05-24 17:31 

Yahoo Finance

Women's Foundation of the South to Launch "Learn With Us" on Vimeo; First Episode Dropped on Mother's Day...

The Female/BIPOC-led Foundation's Video Particularly Poignant Given Senator Bill Cassidy's Controversial and Inflammatory Comments Concerning Black Maternal Mortality Data...

 2022-05-24 02:00 

Daily Kos

News Roundup: Sen. Bill Cassidy's racism; Texas GOP barrels towards anti-capitalist theocracy...

It's been a day of Republican politicians being just gawdawful, even compared to the normal gawdawful. Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy's defense of his state's horrific maternal death rates—with a claim that the rate wouldn't be as bad i...

 2022-05-23 22:45 

Yahoo News

Cassidy defends statements on Louisiana's Black maternal health statistics...

Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy is under fire for comments he made about the state of Black maternal health in an interview with Politico last week....

 2022-05-23 17:22 

Daily Kos

Sen. Bill Cassidy says Louisiana's maternal mortality rate isn't bad if you don't count Black people...

You'll be heartened to learn that we've got a great country if you don't count the plight of oppressed people or the negligence, viciousness, ignorance, and greed of the people in power. Other than that, we're just like Denmark, only with ...

 2022-05-23 11:46 

Talking Points Memo

Maternal Mortality Rates Aren't That Bad If You Don't Count Black People, Cassidy Argues...

Louisiana has one of the worst maternal mortality rates in the country, BUT "about a third of our population is African American; African Americans have a higher incidence of maternal mortality," Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) says. "So, if you corr...

 2022-05-22 17:17 

Crooks and Liars

Cassidy: Our Maternal Death Rates Only Bad If You Include Black Women...

According to Senator Bill Cassidy, Louisiana doesn't have a problem with infant mortality, though it has one of the worst rates in the nation. No, the real problem is that there are just so many Blacks in Louisiana, and that affects their overall rate...

 2022-05-22 12:05 

AlterNet.org

Sen. Bill Cassidy says Louisiana's maternal mortality rate isn't bad if you don't count Black people...

You'll be heartened to learn that we've got a great country if you don't count the plight of oppressed people or the negligence, viciousness, ignorance, and greed of the people in power. Other than that, we're just like Denmark, only with ...

 2022-05-22 01:12 

Mediaite.com

N.J. Rep. Calls Sen. Cassidy's Black Maternal Mortality Comment 'Rooted in White Supremacy': He 'Seems Content to Let Black Mothers Die'...

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.) went off on Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA)'s comment that Louisiana's maternal mortality rate wouldn't be as much of an outlier "if you correct our population for race." Coleman called the statement "r...

 2022-05-21 23:48 

Raw Story

Louisiana Republican called out for statement 'rooted in white supremacy'...

GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana was lectured by a member of the Congressional Black Caucus for his statements dismissing maternal death by African American women. "About a third of our population is African American; African Americans have a higher...

 2022-05-21 21:20 

Jezebel

Sen. Bill Cassidy: Louisiana's Maternal Mortality Rate Is Only Bad If You Include Black Women...
 2022-05-21 16:33 

Business Insider India

Maternal death rate isn't as bad if you don't count Black women, GOP senator says...

Sen Bill Cassidy said his state's high maternal death rates are more standard if you...

 2022-05-21 15:17 

Business Insider

Maternal death rate isn't as bad if you don't count Black women, GOP senator says...

Louisiana's Bill Cassidy said the state's maternal death rate isn't so high if you...

 2022-05-21 13:59 

Mediaite.com

WATCH: Republican Senator Makes Jaw-Dropping Remarks About Black Women and Maternal Mortality in His State...

Bill Cassidy gave a jaw-dropping answer about the maternal mortality rate in Louisiana, pointing out it's not so bad if you don't count all the Black women. The post WATCH: Republican Senator Makes Jaw-Dropping Remarks About Black Women and Matern...

 2022-05-20 22:16 

Vanity Fair

Louisiana Senator: Our Maternal Death Rates Are Only Bad If You Count Black Women...

"If you correct our population for race, we're not as much of an outlier as it'd otherwise appear."...

 2022-05-19 21:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

2 senators are working across the aisle to address the mental health crisis...

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy and Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy first teamed up six years ago on mental health legislation. Now, we check in on this unlikely duo's work to update it....

 2022-05-19 21:04 

NPR

2 senators are working across the aisle to address the mental health crisis...

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy and Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy first teamed up six years ago on mental health legislation. Now, we check in on this unlikely duo's work to update it....

 2022-05-19 15:41 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Burr, Tillis file bill to prevent student loan forgiveness...

The senators -- along with Milt Romney, Tim Scott and Bill Cassidy -- want to prohibit President Joe Biden...

 2022-05-19 04:00 

WSHU

2 senators are working across the aisle to address the mental health crisis...

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy and Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy first teamed up six years ago on mental health legislation. Now, we check in on this unlikely duo's work to update it....

 2022-05-19 03:27 

The Blaze

Several GOP senators introduce bill to block President Biden from canceling student loan debt...

A group of Republican senators has introduced legislation to block President Joe Biden from canceling student loan debt. Sens. Mitt Romney of Utah, Richard Burr of North Carolina, Tim Scott of South Carolina, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, and Thom Tillis of ...

 2022-05-16 18:45 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

$38M in hurricane relief headed to Louisiana...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A total of $38,369,346.64 in hurricane relief from FEMA will be headed to the state, according to Senator Bill Cassidy. Relief funds are for Hurricanes Laura, Delta and Ida. "Louisiana communities are still picking t...

 2022-05-12 20:56 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

La. senators react to baby formula shortage, call for action...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Two Louisiana senators react to the national baby formula shortage and are pushing for the government to take action. Senator Bill Cassidy says the shortage is due to a "logistical incompetence," and calls on the...

 2022-05-09 01:34 

Mediaite.com

Sen. Cassidy Says GOP Will 'Absolutely' Support $33 Billion Aid Package for Ukraine: 'Give the Ukrainians What They Need for Victory'...

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) said Sunday that as long as the price tag on President Joe Biden's requested $33 billion aid package for Ukraine can be justified, then Republicans will "absolutely" go along with it. "This has changed from a war i...

 2022-05-08 21:25 

Washington Times

Republican senators unwisely propose new energy tax...

Two Senate Republicans -- Sen. Kevin Cramer and Senator Bill Cassidy -- seem to be taking Sen. Joe Manchin's latest legislative effort as a moment to advocate for higher energy taxes for consumers....

 2022-05-07 20:31 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Cassidy speaks to Xavier University College of Pharmacy graduates...

BATON ROUGE, La. (KTVE/KARD)- Today, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) participated in Xavier University's 95th commencement ceremony at their convocation center. Cassidy spoke to graduates from their College of Pharmacy and was joined by Univers...

 2022-05-07 19:00 

The Advocate

Republican Senators and Democratic candidates weigh in on high court ruling on abortion...

Both of Louisiana's Republican senators, Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy, reiterated their pro-Life bona fides following the leak of a draft U.S. Supreme Court ruling that would overturn the landmark Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwid...

 2022-04-29 22:35 

The Advocate

Cassidy raises money for Marjorie Taylor Greene's opponent...

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy will be the "very special guest" at a Capitol Hill fundraiser on Tuesday for a challenger to U.S.Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the far-right Republican from Georgia....

 2022-04-29 21:53 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Where $112M in Louisiana coastal restoration is going...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRPROUD) — Louisiana will be receiving $111,822,094.65 in coastal restoration funds from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA), according to Senator Bill Cassidy. "Our state and coastal communities understand the impo...

 2022-04-28 13:00 

Daily Kos

Senate Republicans want to ban Biden from canceling student debt...

Senate Republicans seem to have settled on a new messaging push, with a bill to block President Joe Biden from canceling student debt. The Stop Reckless Student Loan Actions Act was introduced by Sens. John Thune, Bill Cassidy, Roger Marshall, Mike Braun,...

 2022-04-28 04:15 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

"People want Solutions": Senator Bill Cassidy discusses inflation and immigration...

WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) Louisiana United States Senator Bill Cassidy shared information about inflation and the U.S. Mexican border crisis during a Tuesday, April 26, 2022, reporter conference call. In a recent visit to Louisiana, Senator Cassidy rep...

 2022-04-27 23:00 

CenlaNow - WNTZ

[ Alexandria, LA ]

Sen. Cassidy calls on Biden to produce more homegrown energy...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) -- Senator Bill Cassidy continues to call on President Biden to produce more homegrown energy through oil and gas exploration and drilling. Senator Cassidy has said that will help with our own gas prices and will ease Europe'...

 2022-04-27 02:54 

KLFY

Sen. Cassidy calls on Biden to produce more homegrown energy...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Senator Bill Cassidy continues to call on President Biden to produce more homegrown energy through oil and gas exploration and drilling. Senator Cassidy has said ......

 2022-04-27 01:26 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Sen. Cassidy calls on Biden to produce more homegrown energy...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Senator Bill Cassidy continues to call on President Biden to produce more homegrown energy through oil and gas exploration and drilling. Senator Cassidy has said that will help with our own gas prices and will ease Europ...

 2022-04-26 15:40 

The Daily Mail

Republican Senator Bill Cassidy to campaign for Marjorie Taylor Greene OPPONENT Jennifer Strahan...

The event is expected to be held on May 3, the day after early voting begins in the Peach State. Cassidy (left) was among the GOP senators who voted to convict Trump after his second impeachment trial....

 2022-04-18 19:00 

The Advocate

Tanner Magee: Louisiana's coast will be better protected because of Bill Cassidy...

Six years ago, I asked my constituents to help me keep up the fight to protect our communities from flooding and coastal erosion. I've also seen firsthand the pitiful state of our roads and bridges. We rank near the bottom......

 2022-04-15 03:29 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Sen. Cassidy encourages legislature toward infrastructure investments...

Senator Bill Cassidy called on state lawmakers to invest in infrastructure. He hopes they will address the critical needs in the state to make it more competitive to attract business....

 2022-04-15 01:03 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

WATCH: Sen. Cassidy talks Lake Pontchartrain infrastructure in Metairie...

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy is in Metairie Thursday morning ahead of talks of infrastructure on Lake Pontchartrain in Southeast Louisiana....

 2022-04-15 00:18 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

Cassidy: Lake Pontchartrain, flood control to benefit from the $1 trillion infrastructure package...

Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, announced that funds from the trillion-dollar federal infrastructure law will benefit Lake Pontchartrain and flood control projects in southeast Louisiana....

 2022-04-14 16:32 

CenlaNow - WNTZ

[ Alexandria, LA ]

Sen. Cassidy encourages legislature toward infrastructure investments...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) -- Senator Bill Cassidy called on state lawmakers to invest in infrastructure. He hopes they will address the critical needs in the state to make it more competitive to attract business. Not only did he highlight the investments...

 2022-04-14 15:34 

KLFY

WATCH: Sen. Cassidy talks Lake Pontchartrain infrastructure in Metairie...

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy is in Metairie Thursday morning ahead of talks of infrastructure on Lake Pontchartrain in Southeast Louisiana....

 2022-04-13 21:24 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Sen. Cassidy encourages legislature toward infrastructure investments...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Senator Bill Cassidy called on state lawmakers to invest in infrastructure. He hopes they will address the critical needs in the state to make it more competitive to attract business. Not only did he highlight the invest...

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