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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.
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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.
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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.

Louisiana rescinds controversial abortion rules

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has rescinded controversial new abortion regulations put in place in November on an emergency basis.
Bobby Jindal: Immigration 'completely backwards'

Bobby Jindal: Immigration 'completely backwards'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Sunday the United States has a "completely backwards" immigration system.

David Vitter throws hat into GOP ring in bid to succeed Jindal

BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Sen. David Vitter announced Tuesday he would seek the Republican nomination to run for governor of Louisiana.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.
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Duck Dynasty merch back at Cracker Barrel

Duck Dynasty merch back at Cracker Barrel

Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Cracker Barrel has returned 'Duck Dynasty'-branded items to its shelves after customer outrage prompted the restaurant chain to reverse its decision to pull the items in the face of comments made by the reality family's patriarch.
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'Duck Dynasty' won't continue without Phil, says family

'Duck Dynasty' won't continue without Phil, says family

BATON ROUGE, La., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Phil Robertson's family says it can't imagine its Louisiana-set reality series "Duck Dynasty" continuing without its patriarch Phil Robertson.
'Duck Dynasty' star gets support from La. governor, fans

'Duck Dynasty' star gets support from La. governor, fans

BATON ROUGE, La., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is supporting Phil Robertson after the A&E cable channel suspended the "Duck Dynasty" star for inflammatory remarks about gays.
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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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