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3 hrs ago | Politico

Your day on Capitol Hill - The Common Core PR war - Louisiana...

YOUR DAY ON THE HILL: Two members of the House Education and the Workforce Committee will introduce a bill that would close a tax loophole lawmakers say hurts long-term student borrowers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Poca, WV, Barack Obama, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

7 hrs ago | The Town Talk

BESE members to ponder joining lawsuit against Jindal

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education President Chas Roemer will ask BESE members at a special meeting today at 11 a.m. to join a lawsuit challenging Gov. Bobby Jindal's blocking the purchase of a test to assess student progress.

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

10 hrs ago | Political Wire

Jindal Still Hasn't Endorsed at Home

The Huffington Post reports that Gov. Bobby Jindal "has been putting his mark on Senate races around the country, expanding his sphere of influence should he decide to run for president in 2016.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Jindal's hospital privatization should quiet critics

The Gov. Bobby Jindal Administration looks like it may heave a sigh of relief on the budget front with the news that its plan to privatize operations at all but one of the state's charity hospitals looks to come in well under budget - and aggravate the critics of the deal to no end.

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

Slate Magazine

The Idea Men

What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Louisiana

NOLA.com

Brain-eating amoeba cases detailed, including St. Bernard death, in BuzzFeed article

A recent BuzzFeed article focuses on 12-year-old Arkansas girl Kali Hardig's survival of the brain-eating amoeba along with other deadly infections, including the 2013 death of 4-year-old Drake Smith Jr. in St. Bernard Parish.

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Related Topix: St. Bernard, LA, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Xinhuanet

Religious Americans continue to lean toward GOP: Gallup

Very religious Americans are more likely to identify with the Republican Party, a trend that remains consistent despite changes in recent years regarding which parties Americans identify with, according to a Gallup poll released Monday.

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News Max

Analysts: Hispanic Voters Care About More Than Immigration

To make inroads among Hispanic voters, the GOP needs to emphasize its economic platform, particularly education, writes Josh Kraushaar in the National Journal .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Florida, Florida Government, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul

Philly.com

Christie caught in the middle of Common Core argument

What started out as a shared goal of improving academic standards to prepare students for college and the workforce has collided with ideological differences over states' rights and rigid opposition to President Obama.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, Education Etc.

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: Tolerance wins the argument

Wednesday's emotional hearing on whether Baton Rouge should adopt a "fairness ordinance" to ban discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgender people featured a number of mind-blowing moments.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Washington Times

GOP 2014: Thriving economy, school choice fuel Bobby Jindal agenda in Louisiana

Republican Bobby Jindal postulates that when year after year more people move to Louisiana than leave it, he's probably doing something right as governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Education, School Vouchers, George Bush

The News-Star

Legacy lawsuits: Money finds political influence in oil-rich Louisiana

From the major multinational oil companies to small independent operators, rivers of campaign contributions have flowed to the state Capitol.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Oil & Gas, Robert, LA

The News-Star

Money finds political influence in oil-rich Louisiana

From the major multinational oil companies to small independent operators, rivers of campaign contributions have flowed to the state Capitol.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Oil & Gas, Robert, LA

ABC News

5 Stories You'll Care About in Politics Next Week

We're 100 days out from Election Day, but only four days away from a congressional break.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Mike Pence, Chris Christie, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo

The Town Talk

Louisiana ranked 47th in U.S. in caring for children

A national report on living conditions and education levels of children ranks Louisiana 47th worst in the nation, dropping one notch from a year ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Family, Kids, Health Insurance, Health, Medicaid, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

Daily World

Bobby Jindal: Fighting for local control of education over one-size-fits-all plan

People often ask, what do I think is the most important issue facing Louisiana? Or, if I could accomplish just one thing as governor what would it be? These are tough questions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Family, Kids, Education Etc.

The Town Talk

Our View: New law deals with digital life after death

We've seen people panic at the thought of losing their cell phone, crying out, "My whole life is in there!" And in many ways, it may well be.

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The Town Talk

Hasten: Some in Louisiana always have been suspicious of John White

While Superintendent of Education John White wrestles with Gov. Bobby Jindal over continuing to use Common Core and purchasing a test to assess student learning, he says he's being "unfairly targeted" by members of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and board watchers.

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

Hindustan Times

Gillespie banks on Indianorigins

He believes India is right to be concerned about US plans for Afghanistan, supports immigration reforms that don't hurt India, and backs a non-profit that promotes basketball in India.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government, George Bush, Mitt Romney

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Dallas Morning News

In the Running: Perry powers toward redemption - and perhaps a presidential bid

Rick Perry has found power in the immigration standoff, his latest stop on the road to political redemption that could lead to the White House.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul

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