Clay Higgins wins La. House seat

Clay Higgins wins La. House seat
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Clay Higgins, a reality star and former police captain, defeated a fellow Republican in his bid for a seat in Louisiana’s 3rd district on Saturday, according to The Associated Press.

The YouTube star known as “Cajun John Wayne” won his first race for public office, defeating Republican public service commissioner Scott Angelle.

Higgins, who hosted a weekly segment for a local news station, was running to replace six-term Republican Rep. Charles BoustanyCharles William BoustanyMarch tariff increase would cost 934K jobs, advocacy group says Bottom Line On The Money: US adds 155k jobs in November | Unemployment holds at 3.7 percent | Wage growth strengthening | Trump signs stopgap spending bill delaying shutdown MORE, who ran unsuccessfully for Louisiana's open Senate seat.