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58 min ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

5 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louisiana, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana Government, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, 9, Southern University

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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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Marco Rubio, US House of Representatives

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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

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