WASHINGTON — Louisiana’s senior senator, a former liver doctor, has practiced medicine for decades.

Bill Cassidy has taught medical students; led efforts to vaccinate thousands of Louisiana schoolchildren; founded a community clinic that pairs uninsured patients with doctors willing to treat them; and after Hurricane Katrina helped to transform an abandoned Kmart in Baton Rouge into a makeshift hospital wing.

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