Bill Cassidy is a Senator from Louisiana. Born in Highland Park, IL, in 1957, he earned his B.S. from Louisiana State University in 1979 and his M.D. from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1983. He is a physician and served as a member of the Louisiana state senate from 2006-2008. He was elected to the 111th and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2009-January 3, 2015). He was elected to the United States Senate in 2014.