Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, of Pennsylvania, will be in Louisiana this week to campaign for Republicans, but Bill Cassidy apparently has changed his mind about appearing with them.

Cassidy, who is locked in Louisiana’s most high-profile campaign right now — the battle with incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu — has returned to Washington, D.C. The current 6th District congressman hasn’t held a public press event since questions have been raised over his payment for work at LSU.

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