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Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins aiming to flip Louisiana's U.S. Senate seat blue

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Louisiana Republican Senator Bill Cassidy is facing 14 challengers in the race for his seat. His top challenger is Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins, a Democrat who's secured endorsements from former President Barack Obama and Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards. Perkins joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano to talk...
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Republican Jo Rae Perkins runs for U.S. Senate seat
Perkins is challenging incumbent Senator Jeff Merkley for the seat. NewsWatch 12 spoke to her on Thursday to find out her priorities and perspectives.

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State of the United States of America
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Abortion rights advocates say the decision to end funding could affect a variety of non-abortion health services for low-income women.
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Democratic Party (United States)

Major political party in the United States
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Kelly defeated Republican Senator Martha McSally in the special election this month.
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United States Senate

Upper house of the United States Congress
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Republican Party (United States)

Major political party in the United States
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According to Gallup, the increase in Biden's favorability was driven by Republicans and independents.
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Elaine Quijano

American journalist
President Trump is continuing to deny the results of the presidential election, while President-elect Joe Biden is pushing forward with the transition process...
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Barack Obama

44th president of the United States
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