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1 hr ago | The Heartland Institute

How Common Core Caused Moms to Become Activists

School teachers all over the nation are quitting their profession, often due to being forced to abandon what they considered an excellent education system and change to one they consider inferior.

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5 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

GOP's next wedge issue emerges

The health care law may be Republicans' favorite weapon against Democrats this year, but there is another issue roiling their party and shaping the establishment-versus-grass-roots divide ahead of the 2016 presidential primaries: the Common Core.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Senator Rand Paul, North Carolina

9 hrs ago | American Thinker

Polls or Proclamations?

Phony Obamacare polls are in vogue these days. Several weeks ago, an ABC News/ Washington Post poll told us that "[p]ublic support for the Affordable Care Act narrowly notched a new high."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Advocate

Political Horizons: Honor wants public involved on environment

A glaring of lobbyists, a handful of legislators and a couple of reporters gathered to gossip in the halls of the State Capitol late Wednesday night.

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Breitbart.com

2016 Poll: Rand Paul Leads in New Hampshire

Sen. Rand Paul has a slight lead in another New Hampshire poll of potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates.

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Norwalk Citizen News

La. legislative session reaches its midway point

Efforts to raise Louisiana's minimum wage and let school teachers carry guns to work appear jettisoned for the legislative session.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

BayouBuzz.com

Louisiana Demos: Let the People Decide Medicaid Expansion

According to a press release from Louisiana Democrats, President Obama yesterday called out obstructionist Republican governors - like Bobby Jindal - who, who "continue to stand in their constituents' way and deny millions of people access to affordable health care through Medicaid expansion."

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AskMen

Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal named himself after TV's Bobby Brady.

According to the New York Law Journal, high-powered New York attorney Milton Gould was on the board of 20th Century Fox when Monroe chose to go to New York to sing "Happy Birthday" to President Kennedy on May 19, 1962.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Comedy, The Brady Bunch, Entertainment, Drama, Television, US Governors, Bobby Jindal, New York, Brown University

The Advocate

Our Views: High life in politics

Politicians are human beings, and surely some of them can be forgiven if they cling to their offices in the state House and Senate as much for the fine dining and high life of Baton Rouge compared with, say, Shongaloo.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Shongaloo, LA, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Governors, Bobby Jindal, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling -- Construction at the...

Civilian employment hit a new peak for the sixth month in a row in March, as the state's unemployment rate held steady from February at 4.5 percent.

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Examiner.com

Clinton fans: Drudge's 'Grandma Hillary' report was a...

As a testament to Hillary Clinton 's enduring popularity, it didn't take long for some of her supporters to rally in outrage against Thursday's Drudge Report banner headline, "Grandma Hillary."

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Related Topix: Journalism, Matt Drudge, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul

Hispanic Business

Ted Cruz Is Top Dog in Texas: Poll

April 18--A new survey finds that U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is the "top dog" in Texas politics, but that Texans also favor expanding Medicaid, raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour, and enacting the Paycheck Fairness Act, a Democrat-backed measure that would make it harder for employers to defend against gender discrimination claims.

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The Times

Gov. Bobby Jindal names Waynette Ballengee to Louisiana State Arts Council

Gov. Bobby Jindal has named Shreveport Community leader and arts advocate Waynette Ballengee to the Louisiana State Arts Council.

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BayouBuzz.com

LAGOP McAllister Reaction: Hypocrisy or Reasonable Strategy?

While it might not have come as a surprise that LAGOP Chairman Roger Villere and Gov. Bobby Jindal have called for McAllister's resignation after the now infamous kissing video, many have questioned where the party was when David Vitter's name was found on the calling list of an escort agency in Washington, D.C. Vitter was not asked to resign, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, David Vitter, US Senate, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, Louisiana

Mother Jones

Why Jeb Bush's Greatest Political Achievement Could Sink a White House Run

I met Jeb Bush's biggest nightmare during a breakout session at March's Conservative Political Action Conference held outside of DC.

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PolitiFact

Mailbag: 'Everyone fails this fact-check'

It's spring. The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping and PolitiFact's readers are still giving us an earful.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Harkin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Louisiana Bond Commission backs Bobby Jindal plan for surplus cash

Gov. Bobby Jindal 's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget received the backing Thursday of the State Bond Commission , support that was needed for the maneuver to work.

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The Times

Change of course on Common Core, testing bad idea for La.

Without being terribly specific, Gov. Bobby Jindal has recently made statements saying he's having "concerns with Common Core," he's opposed to "federal, one-size-fits-all testing that potentially breaches student privacy," and Louisiana should withdraw from the consortium of states developing a new high-quality test to measure student performance ... (more)

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Education chief: Testing critics don't have plan

Education Superintendent John White says a continued push to try to keep Louisiana from using tests associated with the Common Core education standards are creating "a state of chaos" for public school teachers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education, Maurice, LA

Uptown Messenger

Allan Katz and Danae Columbus: Can Edwin Edwards overcome obstacles to win a seat in Congress?

The conventional wisdom is that former Governor Edwin W. Edwards can't be serious about running for the open seat in the Sixth Congressional District or, if he is serious, has no chance to win.

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