Senate race features prostitutes, David Duke, cross-dressing
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's U.S. Senate seat features an open seat, two dozen candidates, prostitution allegations and a white supremacist contender.
About the only sure thing seems to be that the race won't be decided Nov. 8 when most of the nation's political contests are settled. Instead, it's certain to head to a December runoff.
The race is living up - or down - to the stereotypes of another oddball Louisiana election.
One candidate faces allegations he was a client of prostitutes who were later killed. Another contender is accused of promoting suicide because of his catchphrase that he'd "rather drink weed killer" than support the federal health overhaul.
Meanwhile, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke isn't only on the ballot, he met the polling benchmark for a televised debate next week.
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