Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Republican presidential candidate, joins Gwen Ifill to discuss how he would roll back the Iran nuclear agreement, cutting the budget in his state and whether the U.S. is in danger of becoming the next Greece, his views on immigration and heritage, plus making his voice heard amid a crowded field of GOP contenders. Continue reading
Marching in Fourth of July parades in these early voting states has become a tradition for politicians seeking the White House, giving them a chance to boost their name recognition and glad-hand with voters. Continue reading
Judy Woodruff talks to Stuart Rothenberg of the Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR about Republican reactions to the Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage, plus a look at new presidential candidate Gov. Bobby Jindal and expected presidential candidate Gov. Chris Christie. Continue reading
He’s the son of Indian immigrants, a Louisiana native, Ivy League graduate, Rhodes scholar and former college president. A two-term Louisiana governor, Bobby Jindal has served in the U.S. House of Representatives and consulted for Fortune 500 companies. Here is what he believes on 10 key issues. Continue reading
Gwen Ifill talks to Nia-Malika Henderson of The Washington Post and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report about early efforts by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal to make an impact on the 2016 presidential race, plus what HIllary Clinton is doing behind the scenes. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders have been supportive of Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise since the revelation that he appeared before a white supremacist organization 12 years ago, suggesting they think the flare-up will fade, while some Democrats have been critical without calling for him to resign. Continue reading
A Louisiana state judge has ruled against Gov. Bobby Jindal’s efforts to suspend the state’s contract to use Common Core-aligned tests in public schools next spring.
A growing number of states are dropping the Common Core education standards. And several states committed to keeping the guidelines have postponed implementation. Jeffrey Brown talks to Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute and Carmel Martin of the Center for American Progress about the backlash behind the standards, and the debate that lies ahead. Continue reading
- As political leaders fight over Common Core, almost half of adults don’t know what they’re arguing about
The Common Core standards for math and English have been roiling state politics across the country this spring, especially in states led by Republicans. But a poll out this week estimates 47 percent of the country’s adults still haven’t heard of the Common Core standards.