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Second Debate

Ben Carson: RNC, CNBC Should Release Debate Criteria ‘As Soon As Possible’

CNBC will host the debate, on October 28 in Colorado, but the network – along with the RNC – won’t reveal polling and cut-off criteria for the GOP candidates, something GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson said is not fair. “I think it’s because they don’t know what the criteria should be, which is kind of unfair,” Carson told Breitbart’s Matthew Boyle during Breitbart News Sunday.

Bobby Jindal

Jindal Says Trump ‘Non-Serious Carnival Act’

GOP presidential candidate Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal lashed out at GOP frontrunner Donald Trump today, calling him “full of nonsense,” “absurd” and a “non-serious carnival act” during a D.C. speech. The high-profile criticism may be the leading-edge of a scorched-earth strategy by establishment GOP leaders to block Trump’s populist-fueled campaign for the presidency. Jindal is looking to escape the back of the GOP pack.

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DOJ: Bobby Jindal’s Decision To Strip Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid Funds Violates Federal Law

In a court filing that appears to support Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit days before the Jindal administration and Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast (PPGC) head to federal court over the decision, the DOJ said Jindal’s administration has not adequately shown why the abortion provider’s contract should be terminated, and that the decision violates laws that allow Medicaid patients to choose their own medical doctors, reports nola.com. PPGC is asking the court for a temporary restraining order against the Jindal administration’s decision to cut its federal funding.

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Planned Parenthood Sues Alabama for Cutting Medicaid Funding

With the ACLU at its side, Planned Parenthood has filed a lawsuit against Alabama following the state’s decision to terminate its Medicaid contract. This comes in the wake of the recent video scandal exposing the abortion provider’s practices of harvesting aborted baby body parts to sell on the open market.

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Govs. Jindal, Walker and Christie Shut Down Pro-Common Core Campbell Brown

During a recent education summit moderated by Campbell Brown – who founded The Seventy Four, a non-profit website covering news about education reform – GOP presidential candidates Govs. Bobby Jindal (R-LA), Scott Walker (R-WI) and Chris Christie (R-NJ) shut down Brown’s argumentative questions that were pro-Common Core.

Fiorina, Jindal, Christie, Walker Stand Against Common Core, Unlike Bush and Kasich

The American Federation for Children, an organization that promotes school choice and advocates for school vouchers, partnered with The Seventy Four, a non-profit and non-partisan website that covers news about education, to host the 2015 New Hampshire Education Summit where experts in education reform and GOP presidential candidates spoke about reforming the educational system.

Chicago Pro-Life Rally Challenges Planned Parenthood

The movement comes after four undercover videos — two this week — showing top executives at Planned Parenthood describing gruesome abortion procedures that occur in their clinics nationwide in order to sell the organs and tissue of unborn babies.

Bobby Jindal on Common Core: From Supporter To Aggressive Opponent

Jindal has heard the complaints of many parents in his state and has said that as a parent himself he could see the difficulties his own son was having with Common Core math. Ultimately, he unveiled an aggressive plan to eliminate Common Core in Louisiana, one that exposed how the state board of education and department of education can attempt to work around government rules and the state legislature in order to meet its own goals.