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8 Things to Know About Rep.-Elect Vance McAllister

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Lewis played for the Saints from 2001 until 2006 and currently serves as the team’s ambassador.

6. As a businessman, McAllister’s politics are in line with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He supports a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, according to an interview with The Town Talk, a local media outlet.

He did not support the GOP’s role in the government shutdown, but he does want to repeal the health care law known as Obamacare.

7. His bid for the 5th District was almost entirely self-funded. McAllister spent more than $400,000 of his personal wealth on the race. He raised an additional $68,000 from individuals, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.

8. On weekends, McAllister has Sunday breakfast with his wife, Kelly Duncan, and five children — Anna Claire Rogers, Emilie Kathryn McAllister, Duncan Michael McAllister, Vance Michael McAllister II (aka “Deuce McAllister”) and Eva Grave McAllister.

It’s a tradition he says he will continue when he comes to Congress.

“We have Sunday morning breakfast before church,” McAllister said. “I don’t do the dishes, but I do cook. I’m the griller.”

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