Obama touts campaign promise in national security victory lap
October 22nd, 2011
10:54 AM ET
3 years ago

Obama touts campaign promise in national security victory lap

Washington (CNN) – President Obama may be fighting an uphill battle in trying to turn the nation's ailing economy around, but when it comes to national security his accomplishments are stacking up.

From killing Osama bin Laden and American al Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, to the NATO-led effort that ended in the death of Libya's Moammar Gadhafi, critics who have argued over the administration's foreign policy strategy are offering up muted praise.
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Filed under: Iraq • President Obama
In Louisiana governor's race, Jindal likely to win second term
October 22nd, 2011
09:33 AM ET
3 years ago

In Louisiana governor's race, Jindal likely to win second term

(CNN) - Louisiana voters take to the polls Saturday in the state's gubernatorial primary, an election Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal is widely expected to win.

The state holds a nonpartisan blanket primary, meaning both political parties run in the same contest and if a candidate wins 50% or more of the vote, then he or she wins the race.

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Filed under: Bobby Jindal • Louisiana
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