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Watch: Nasim Pedrad shows off uncanny Aziz Ansari impression in unaired SNL sketch

Watch: Nasim Pedrad shows off uncanny Aziz Ansari impression in unaired SNL sketch

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 17 (UPI) --Former SNL player Nasim Pedrad says she always loved playing tiny men on the show and constantly pushed to play "Parks and Recreation" star Aziz Ansari.
Matt Bradwell
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal sues Obama over Common Core

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal sues Obama over Common Core

BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 27 (UPI) --Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called the Common Core standards an attempt "to strip away states' rights," as he sued President Obama on Wednesday.
Frances Burns
Politicians partake in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Politicians partake in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) --Members of Congress and politicians around the country joined in the viral video trend by dumping buckets of ice over their head to raise awareness of ALS.
Aileen Graef
La. Gov. Bobby Jindal sued over rejection of Common Core

La. Gov. Bobby Jindal sued over rejection of Common Core

BATON ROUGE, La., July 22 (UPI) --A coalition of parents, teachers and a charter school group sued Tuesday over Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's rejection of the Common Core education standards.
Frances Burns
Gov. Jindal pulls Louisiana out of Common Core

Gov. Jindal pulls Louisiana out of Common Core

BATON ROUGE, La., June 18 (UPI) --A top Louisiana school official accused Gov. Bobby Jindal of playing politics Wednesday after the governor said he is pulling the state out of the Common Core.
Frances Burns
Gov. Jindal signs new limits on Louisiana abortions

Gov. Jindal signs new limits on Louisiana abortions

MONROE, La., June 12 (UPI) --Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed "pro-life legislation" Thursday that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
Frances Burns
Phil Robertson to speak at Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans

Phil Robertson to speak at Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, May 28 (UPI) --Phil Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" will speak at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans along with Newt Gingrich, Ted Cruz, Rick Perry and others.
Evan Bleier

Louisiana suing MoveOn.org over logo, slogan use

BATON ROUGE, La., March 17 (UPI) -- The state of Louisiana is suing MoveOn.org, accusing the policy group of a trademark violation for using the state's tourism logo and motto.
Scott Brown launches exploratory committee for NH Senate

Scott Brown launches exploratory committee for NH Senate

March 14 (UPI) -- Former Sen. Scott Brown is officially considering a run in New Hampshire.
Gabrielle Levy

CPAC un-invites American Atheists from annual convention

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The non-profit American Atheists won't participate in the Conservative Political Action Conference next month because the group distorted its intent, CPAC said.
Chris Christie approval tanks in NJ

Chris Christie approval tanks in NJ

TRENTON, N.J., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The once untouchably popular governor of New Jersey has found himself falling -- and fast.
Gabrielle Levy

Bipartisanship of governors meeting turns into shouting match

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Bipartisanship at the National Governors Association's winter meeting in Washington vanished Monday when several leaders talked smack during a news conference.

Obama to make Keystone decision in coming months

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama told a gathering of U.S. governors he will make a decision on a controversial oil pipeline "in a couple of months," an attendee said.

Governors split with Obama on many issues ahead

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- President Obama should use his executive power "to free the American people from the yoke of excess regulation," Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana said.
GOP governors likely to draw most attention at national gathering

GOP governors likely to draw most attention at national gathering

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Embattled Republican governors may pull the media focus to the GOP this weekend as governors from both parties meet in Washington.
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Bobby Jindal
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Piyush "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 serving governor in the United States. However, on January 12, 2011, he became the second-youngest current U.S. governor, after Nikki Haley of South Carolina (Haley is seven months younger than Jindal). He is 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 was the second Indian-American elected to Congress.

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