David Vitter
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"David Bruce Vitter" is the Senior Senator/senior United States Senate/United States Senator from Louisiana and a member of the Republican Party (United States)/Republican Party. Previously, he served in the United States House of Representatives, representing the suburbs/suburban Louisiana's 1st congressional district. He served as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives before entering the U.S. House.

He won a second Senate term in 2010, defeating a Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic challenge from U.S. Representative Charlie Melancon of Napoleonville, Louisiana/Napoleonville, the seat of Assumption Parish. In the Republican primary held on August 28, 2010, Vitter handily defeated former Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Chet D. Traylor of Monroe, Louisiana/Monroe, formerly from Winnsboro, Louisiana/Winnsboro.

On January 21, 2014, Vitter announced that he will run for Governor of Louisiana to succeed the Term limits/term-limited Bobby Jindal in the Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2015/2015 gubernatorial election.

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The United Nations has no business in our elections.

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