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Piyush Subhas Chandra Amrit “Bobby” Jindal (born June 10, 1971) is the 55th and current Governor of Louisiana and formerly a member of the United States House of Representatives. He is a member of the Republican Party.

On October 20, 2007, Jindal was elected governor of Louisiana, winning a four-way race with 54.2% of the vote. At age 36, Jindal became the youngest current governor in the United States. He is the first elected non-white Governor of Louisiana and the first Indian-American governor in the country. In 2008, Governor Jindal was ranked one of the nation’s most popular governors with an approval rating of 77%.

Before Jindal was elected governor, he was a member of Congress for Louisiana’s 1st congressional district, elected in 2004. Jindal was re-elected to the House in the 2006 election with 88% of the vote. He is the second Indian-American elected to Congress.

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Louisiana Governor Job For Sale

Louisiana Governor Job For Sale Jindal priorities problematic by Joshua Stockley It’s a good thing that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal enjoys a 58 percent approval rating and a $9 million war chest because this will be a month he will … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Boondoggle Berms Busted

Boondoggle Berms Busted Science, analysis get the bum’s, er, ‘berm’s rush’ Frantic to do something as millions of barrels of oil spewed into the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana’s coast, state and regional leaders focused on berms. And to the … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Jindal Called Out

Jindal Called Out Spill Report Accuses Jindal of Showboating by JOHN COLLINS RUDOLF Jockeying by Gulf Coast officials for limited oil spill-fighting resources and the construction of a massive chain of sand barriers to block oil offshore — a key … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Jindal’s Berms Turning Into Permanent Islands

Jindal’s Berms Turning Into Permanent Islands Sand islands off Louisiana stopped little oil in gulf spill, commission finds By David A. Fahrenthold One of the most controversial tactics used against this summer’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill – the construction … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Bobby Jindal Spanks Feds

Bobby Jindal Spanks Feds Jindal: Government Lackadaisical on Oil Spill By Althea Fung As the long-term environmental effects of the BP oil spill continue to surface, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is out with a new book slamming the federal government’s … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Bobby Jindal Leadership and Crisis

Bobby Jindal Leadership and Crisis Jindal on the attack in new book By Stephen Lowman Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal walks with a swagger on the cover of his new book — and comes out swinging on the pages inside. The … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Bobby Jindal

Bobby Jindal BP Gives Millions for Oil Spill Recovery Project Gov. Bobby Jindal is announcing millions of dollars worth of commitments from BP to help the state recover from the Gulf oil spill and protect the eroding coast. The governor, … Continue reading

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