Louisiana’s employment rates under fire as Gov. Bobby Jindal touts state’s economy

Louisiana’s employment rates under fire as Gov. Bobby Jindal touts state’s economy

International Business Times

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal during the Republican debate in Milwaukee on Tuesday was asked to address his state’s record on employment, and his view of the Louisiana economy did not seem to align with that of the moderators, who pointed out that the unemployment rate there is higher than the national average. “We have more people…

Santorum says he respects Democrats ‘because they fight’

Santorum says he respects Democrats ‘because they fight’

International Business Times

Santorum Says He Respects Democrats

During the Fox Business Channel presidential debate, moderators asked the cRepublican presidential andidates who in the Democratic Party they respect. While Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal deflected the question and led his fellow White House hopefuls to do the same, Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum ultimately circled back and answered the question, and then some. “You know who…

Chris Christie attacks Clinton — but not GOP rivals

Chris Christie attacks Clinton — but not GOP rivals

International Business Times

Perhaps the most heated battle at Tuesday night’s undercard Republican primary debate wasn’t between GOP candidates — it involved New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. Christie, who was dropped from the mainstage GOP debate to the kid’s table last week due to low poll numbers, kept pivoting from his rivals to the…

Wi-Fi password for the Republican presidential debate tonight: ‘stophillary’

Wi-Fi password for the Republican presidential debate tonight: ‘stophillary’

iDigital Times

The Republican National Committee has officially confirmed that the GOP and its candidates are an extremely petty bunch. In their latest prank for media attention, the RNC will make every reporter type “StopHillary” to access the wi-fi network at tonight’s debate in Milwaukee hosted by Fox Business Network. “We like to force the media to understand…

Chris Christie calls for Federal Reserve to be audited during GOP candidate debate

Chris Christie calls for Federal Reserve to be audited during GOP candidate debate

Reuters Several Republican presidential candidates on Tuesday accused the Federal Reserve of keeping U.S. interest rates low for political reasons, and one called for replacing Fed Chair Janet Yellen. “The Fed should be audited and the Fed should stop playing politics with our money supply,” New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said in the “undercard” Republican