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Did Louisiana Just Elect 'Wrong' Governor Due to Flaw in Top 2 Runoff Method?

Rob Richie | Posted 11.24.2016 | Politics
Rob Richie

The bottom line is twofold. First, John Bel Edwards should be congratulated for winning his election under the "Top Two" runoff rules used in Louisiana. Second, Edwards almost certainly owes his victory to a flaw.

Louisiana's New Governor: Hello, John Bel; Goodbye Bobby.

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 11.23.2016 | Politics
Mercedes Schneider

Recently-unknown Democrat John Bel Edwards is officially Governor-Elect of Louisiana. He beat nationally-known Republican David Vitter 56 percent to 44 percent.

The GOP Presidential Candidates Aren't The Only Ones Debating Tonight

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

While the GOP presidential debate is stealing most of the political spotlight, there's another debate worth paying attention to Tuesday evening. Louis...

Jindal: Obama Can't Bully Us

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) offered a brief and sharp rebuke to President Barack Obama's Friday call for Louisiana to accept Medicaid expansion as part of O...

Former Republican Presidential Candidate Admits GOP Is 'Holding Company For Super PACs'

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Jon Huntsman has become the next in a line of prominent Republicans to air his concerns and criticisms of super PACs, the campaign entities that are a...

Jon Ward

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Racking Up Wins In Shadow Of One Bad Speech | Jon Ward | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most people know Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) as the guy who gave that terrible speech in response to President Obama's 2009 State of...

John Celock

Louisiana Governor Leading Opponents By 50 Points | John Celock | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is on track to easily win a second term during Saturday's statewide elections, which have something of a one-party feel. ...

Bobby Jindal, Master of Illusion

Susan Deily-Swearingen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Deily-Swearingen

As Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's poll numbers continue to soar in the wake of the greatest man-made environmental disaster ever to hit the Gulf Coast, all I can say is why?

Gov. Bobby Jindal Still Hasn't Deployed Louisiana's National Guard Forces

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

All along the Gulf coast, local officials have been demanding more help from the federal government to fight the spill, yet the Gulf states have deplo...

Bobby Jindal and the Soft Bigotry of Good Intentions

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Robinson

The defense of our President's good intentions when no one is attacking them is unnecessary. The problem is, good intentions do not equal sensible policy.

Jindal Draws Fire For Anti-Gay "Marriage Commission"

The Bilerico Project | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is often cited as a rising star in Republican politics. One of the party's most visible state executives, he has worke...

Recall Petition Filed Against Potential McCain Veep

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is facing a potential recall, after he declined to veto state legislators doubling their salaries.

Louisiana Gov. Jindal Authorizes Chemical Castration Of Sex Offenders

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rising Republican star Bobby Jindal signed legislation allowing judges to force convicted rapists to undergo chemical castration, the Louisiana Advoca...

Seth Colter Walls

Who Is Bobby Jindal? The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two of the three governors headed to Sen. John McCain's Arizona ranch for preliminary vice-presidential auditions this weekend are known political qua...

Jindal Takes Office As First Indian-American Governor

Associated Press | MELINDA DESLATTE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pledging to make a "clean break with the past" and root out corruption, Republican Bobby Jindal tried to separate himself from politics as usual as he...