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  1. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) has taken a stand on a number of issues throughout her tenure in the Senate, but on Saturday the congresswoman helped take a new kind of stand - a keg stand. 
    The Louisiana State University Tigers played the Mississippi State Bulldogs in Baton Rouge over the weekend, drawing fans and Landrieu. As the festivities continued, pictures began surfacing of the congresswoman offering her help in a popular tailgate pass time. 
  2. Mother Jones' Tim Murphy shadowed Landrieu throughout the event and covered the keg stand. 
    Recalling the event, Murphy wrote, '"My first keg stand," Landrieu says, as we walk away. "He wanted me to do it, but I said absolutely not—at least not in front of the national press." What if it would've won her some votes? "That's alright—I'm not that desperate."'

  3. Polling shows Landrieu facing a tough race to maintain her Senate seat. In June, a poll from Public Policy Polling showed Landrieu holding a lead over her Republican challenger Bill Cassidy 44 percent to 27 percent, but recently a Fox News poll showed Cassidy leading Landrieu at 51 percent with the Democratic incumbent holding 38 percent of votes for the upcoming midterm election. 
    The keg stand couldn't help the Louisiana team, who lost to Mississippi for the first time since 1992. 
    Landrieu's office did not immediately respond for comment. 
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