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3 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US News, Activism, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Hillary Clinton

8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education

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

Washington Post

Staffer accused of leaking video of kissing congressman resigns

The staff member who has been accused of leaking the security footage of married Rep. Vance McAllister apparently kissing another staffer has resigned.

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Related Topix: Rodney Alexander, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

The Miami Herald

Clinton way ahead among 2016 Democrats; Republican field scrambled

Hillary Clinton's way ahead in the race for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination and the Republican field is scrambled with no clear front-runner, according to a new Fox News poll.

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

NOLA.com

Bill banning abortion providers from teaching health issues passes Louisiana House: Snapshot

Rep. Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe, introduces his bill to ban abortion providers and their affiliates from distributing health-realted information at schools on the Louisiana House floor on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Abortion, West Monroe, LA, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NOLA.com

Bobby Jindal to speak at university founded by Jerry Falwell

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will speak at Liberty University, an Evangelical Christian school founded by televangelist Jerry Falwell, on May 10. Gov. Bobby Jindal will give the keynote commencement address at a nationally-recognized Evangelical Christian institution, Liberty University, in Virginia on May 10. The move may be seen by some as a way ... (more)

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The Advocate

Southeast Authority bill rewritten, gives more power to Jindal

Advocate Photo by MARK BALLARD -- State Sen. Robert Adley, R-Benton, heard testimony Wednesday on legislation that would give governors sweeping power to remove members of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authorities.

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CBS News

Rand Paul calls for more "nuance" in foreign policy

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Peter King, US House of Representatives

Reuters

Ex-con, ex-governor Edwards raises $33,000 in Louisiana run for Congress

Former Louisiana Governor, Edwin Edwards, a convicted felon now running for the U.S. Congress, has raised nearly $33,000 in donations since launching his campaign last month, according to a contribution report.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Paul, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Gov. Jindal, State Superintendent at odds over Common Core

Political analyst Jim Engster addressed the difference of opinion recently made public between Gov. Bobby Jindal and State Superintendent of Education John White.

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National Public Radio

As La. Coast Recedes, Battle Rages Over Who Should Pay

Historian John Barry pushed a lawsuit alleging that oil and gas companies destroyed land that once served as a buffer protecting New Orleans from hurricanes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Orleans, LA, Louisiana, Natural Disasters, Flood, Oil & Gas

Tue Apr 15, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Another View -- Bobby Jindal: NH should trust parents to choose schools

Is government the servant of the people, or the master of them? That's at the heart of the case the New Hampshire Supreme Court will be considering today, regarding the Granite State's school tax credit program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, John Lynch, ACLU, Saint Anselm College, Opinion

Daily Kos

Louisiana: Where Getting Arrested for Gay Sex Has Been On the Books for 200 Yrs. And Will Remain So

It was only fourteen years ago that the last state undid its anti-miscegenation laws , despite Loving v Virginia being decided in 1967.

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The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Patrick Dennis -- Gov. Bobby Jindal announced the

The Jindal administration embarked on a statewide initiative Monday, encouraging schools, businesses and other entities to promote health and wellness.

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Daily Kos

Bobby Jindal's Louisiana prioritizes tax cuts over child safety

The state agency charged with protecting children from abuse has neglected its own policies in thousands of cases, according to a new audit, heightening concerns among child welfare advocates who fear the Department of Children and Family Services has been stretched too thin to fulfill its function.

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

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