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Louisiana Governor Defends Harsh Obama Criticism

AP | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal is defending his harsh criticism of President Barack Obama within yards of the Oval Office, saying "in America w...

John McCain's Picks For GOP Presidential Candidates In 2016

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) favors Govs. Chris Christie (N.J.) and Bobby Jindal (La.) as candidates for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016....

Shell, mulling a new Louisiana plant, turns to a community go-between

Susan Buchanan | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Nov. 4, 2013 edition.) Shell might build a natural gas-to-liquids or GTL plant in Louis...

When It Comes to Education Reform, Which Political Party Is the Stupid Party?

Marc Epstein | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics
Marc Epstein

Listen to any conservative talk show host and they'll regularly remind their audience that the Republicans are the party of ideas and that their books consistently top the best-seller charts. But for some undiagnosed reason they've managed to win only two of the past six presidential elections.

Bobby Jindal Is NOT Pleased With Justice Department

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has had some choice words for the Department of Justice recently, ever since DOJ filed a lawsuit to partially block im...

Louisiana gives the green light to a publicly opposed coal terminal

Susan Buchanan | Posted 10.31.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This is an updated version of an Aug. 26, 2013 article in "The Louisiana Weekly.") On Friday, Louisiana's Department of Natural Resources gave RAM T...

Louisiana turns sand berms into barrier islands

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.02.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 3, 2013 edition.) Scientists and engineers questioned the cost and longevity of san...

Some Claimants Opt Out Of Proposed BP Medical Settlement

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A medical portion in the proposed, $7.8 billion class-action settlement with BP will satisfy some residents who became ill from the 2010 spill but hundreds of others opted out because the agreement doesn't cover their chronic ailments and sky-high expenses.

Recent Bills Bring Controversial Changes To School Curriculums (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 11.12.2012 | Education

Over the past couple years, several states attempted — and in some instances, succeeded — in passing legislation that brought controversial change...

Tight State Funds Hamper Development of New Orleans BioDistrict

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.25.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Mid City residents living within BioDistrict New Orleans worry that health and science entities might one day encroach on their neighborhoods, while Governor Bobby Jindal's health care cuts jeopardize the outlook for a BioDistrict lynch pin.

Crazy 'Facts' Students Will Learn Under Jindal's Voucher Program

Posted 08.13.2012 | Education

Under Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal’s sweeping new school voucher program, tens of millions of Louisiana taxpayer dollars will be used to offer vouch...

'Drop-In' Biofuels: The Best of All Possible Worlds?

Colleen Becker | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green
Colleen Becker

Given the potential of drop-in biofuels, the U.S. and EU have every reason to raise renewable fuel thresholds higher. Advantages include energy security, reduced dependence on foreign oil, fewer carbon dioxide emissions and domestic job creation.

The GOP Contender

James Perry | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
James Perry

With all eyes on Louisiana this week and a bright political future at stake, Governor Jindal would do well to repair the mitigation and rebuilding program and get storm-affected Louisianans back into their homes, lest he dash his own hopes to transition to the presidency.

Republican Governors Association Urges Candidates To Tie Opponents To Obama

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three Republican governors used a Monday afternoon press conference to criticize President Barack Obama's record and lay groundwork for ...

PHOTO: Bobby Jindal Releases His Birth Certificate

Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics

Hoping to avoid a struggle similar to that between President Obama and the so-called "birther movement," Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal released his ...

Report: Donors To Governor's Wife's Nonprofit Received More Than $113 Million From State

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW ORLEANS — A charitable foundation set up by Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's wife has accepted about $790,000 in donations from corporations th...

Good News for Deepwater-Oil Junkies

Keith Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Keith Harrington

We've all heard that we're addicted to oil. But in the wake of the BP spill we might do well to take the oil-as-a-drug metaphor a little more seriously. For starters we need to understand that deepwater oil is the really bad stuff.

Bobby Jindal MOCKS RNC Staffers: 'Stay Away From Bourbon Street' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal gave some choice advice to Republican National Committee staffers during his appearance at the Southern Republican Leaders...

And Carter Thought He Faced National Malaise

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The U.S. seems to have already begun its own "lost decade." Unlike Japan, the U.S. is expending its precious resources on fighting two debilitating wars and maintaining a declining empire. If we're lucky we will be "lost" only for a decade.

Bobby Jindal May Be Considering Senate Race Against David Vitter

Media Bistro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TVNewser has obtained a partial early transcript from this weekend's "The Chris Matthews Show." Panelist John Heilemann of New York Magazine relayed a...

Help Wanted: Progressives Who Will Organize!

Rev. Lennox Yearwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Lennox Yearwood

We are living in a moment in history when we can put forth really big ideas. Seeing that everyone has a role to play in our democracy is a really big idea.

LET'S ALL GET KILLED BY VOLCANOES!!!

David Rees | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Rees

Like Jindal said, "Americans can do anything," and that includes monitoring our own d*mn volcanoes. Seriously, how hard can it be?

Bobby Jindal: Something Is Wrong With The GOP

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When asked about the future course of the Republican Party following their losses on Election Day - losing not only the White House but also considera...