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Edwin Edwards says he's running for Congress

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BATON ROUGE, La. — Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards said Monday that he will enter the race for Louisiana's 6th Congressional District, ending months of speculation about the 86-year-old's political future. A federal felony conviction keeps Edwards from running for state offices, but not from a congressional seat. The 6th District seat is being vacated by Republican Bill Cassidy, who is...

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