Mary Landrieu
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"Mary Loretta Landrieu" is an American politician and former United States Senate/United States Senator from the state of Louisiana. She is a member of the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Party.

Born in Arlington, Virginia, Landrieu was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the daughter of Moon Landrieu, former New Orleans mayor and Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the sister of Mitch Landrieu, the current Mayor of New Orleans and former Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana. She received her baccalaureate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana/Baton Rouge. After working as a real estate agent for several years, she was elected as a Louisiana House of Representatives/state representative (1980–1988) and state treasurer (1988–1996). She won a close race for the U.S. Senate United States Senate election in Louisiana, 1996/in 1996; she was re-elected by increasing margins in competitive races in United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2002/2002 and United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2008/2008, but lost in United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2014/2014.

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