The Note: Here's Bobby: Jindal Takes The Plunge


By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES --BOBBY JINDAL JUMPS IN: The Louisiana governor will become the 13th major Republican presidential candidate this evening in an announcement at the Ponchartrain Center in Kenner, Louisiana. Jindal heads straight from his home state to New Hampshire where he is scheduled to speak at a "Politics and Eggs" breakfast in Manchester. According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune: "This decision has been months -- if not years -- in the making. Jindal has been traveling outside the state to early presidential primary states like Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina more frequently. Last month, Jindal announced he had formed a presidential exploratory committee, an all-but-sure sign that he is running in 2016. Jindal's gubernatorial staff has begun moving over to his campaign operations. The governor chief-of-staff Kyle Plotkin resigned abruptly from state government last Friday to work for the presidential campaign." --JINDAL...

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