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Bobby Jindal's career in politics

Published 3:31 PM ET, Fri May 1, 2015
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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal waves to the crowd at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland, where he spoke on February 26, 2015. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images
Jindal talks with South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley before President Barack Obama addressed members of the National Governors Association at the White House on February 23. Win McNamee/Getty Images
Jindal and Texas Gov. Rick Perry (center) campaign with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on November 3, 2014, in The Villages, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Jindal, a gun rights advocate, speaks during the National Rifle Association Annual Meeting Leadership Forum on April 25, 2014 in Indianapolis. John Gress/Getty Images
Jindal greets President Obama at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans on November 8, 2013. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
Following Hurricane Isaac, which hit Louisiana in August 2012, Jindal takes part in a briefing with President Obama, Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-Louisiana (left) and Saint John the Baptist Parish President Natalie Robottom in the Emergency Operations Center in LaPlace, Louisiana. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages
Jindal campaigns for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on May 24, 2012. Darren Hauck/Getty Images
Jindal and Texas Gov. Rick Perry walk together after a Perry presidential campaign meet-and-greet in Muscatine, Iowa, on December 21, 2011. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images
Jindal speaks with workers and fishermen involved in the cleanup effort of the BP oil spill on a command post boat in Barataria Bay on June 15, 2010, off Grand Isle, Louisiana. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Jindal listens to reporters' questions in Venice, Louisiana, on May 12, 2010, after the BP oil spill, which has been called the largest environmental disaster in American history. Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images
Jindal shakes hands with Marine Corps veteran Elmo Norton after speaking to delegates at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans on April 9, 2010. Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images
Jindal, his wife Supriya and children attend the New Orleans Saints Super Bowl XLIV victory parade on February 9, 2010. Cheryl Gerber/Getty Image
Jindal tours reconstruction efforts at Jackson Barracks, the headquarters of the Louisiana National Guard, with then-President George W. Bush on August 20, 2008. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
Jindal speaks at St. David's Catholic Church in New Orleans with Sen. John McCain during the Arizona senator's bid for president in 2008. Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Jindal takes the oath of office on January 14, 2008 -- becoming the country's first Indian-American governor -- while his wife Supriya holds the Bible. Matthew HINTON/AFP/Getty Images
Jindal speaks to the media at a rally in Covington after his victory in the 2007 gubernatorial race. Matthew HINTON/AFP/Getty Images
After he lost the gubernatorial race in 2003, Jindal ran for a seat in the U.S. House and served in Congress from 2005 until his inauguration as governor in 2008. Here, he joins Sen. Mary Landrieu and other members of the Louisiana congressional delegation at a press conference to discuss relief and recovery legislation in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Jindal concedes defeat in the 2003 Louisiana governor's race at his election headquarters, with wife Supriya and 2-year-old daughter Selia-Elizabeth at his side. Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images
Jindal shakes hands with his Democratic opponent, Lt. Gov. Kathleen Blanco, at the Louisiana gubernatorial debate in 2003. Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images
While campaigning for his first gubernatorial campaign in November 2003, Jindal gets a high-five from young supporter in Shreveport. Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images