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Bobby Jindal to run on his record in Louisiana

Politics
by Kent Covington
Posted 6/24/15, 09:10 pm

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Wednesday he would seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. In a speech in the New Orleans suburb of Kenner, La., he promised bold action and an unabashed conservative reform agenda.

Jindal came out swinging with a jab at his presidential rivals, telling supporters, “There are a lot of great talkers running for president.” But he added, “None of them—not one can match our record [in Louisiana] of actually shrinking the size of government.”

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Bush has so far put fundraising over campaigning

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
Posted 6/17/15, 12:42 pm

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Associated Press/Photo by Wilfredo Lee

Bush promises a presidential campaign 'with heart'

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington
Posted 6/15/15, 09:00 pm

MIAMI—Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made his long-awaited presidential campaign announcement Monday. He told supporters America needs a president who is willing to shake things up, and he’s their man.  

“I will be that president because I was a reforming governor, not just another member of the club,” Bush said. “I know how to fix this because I’ve done it.”

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