Jindal gets top GOP speaking slot

January 23, 2009

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will headline the National Republican Congressional Committee’s March fundraising dinner – a move sure to build speculation that Jindal is trying to raise his national profile.

Jindal, as a rising star in the Republican Party and a potential 2012 White House contender, will take the speaking slot that in years past belonged to President Bush.

In an e-mail to donors Friday, NRCC Chairman Pete Sessions wrote: “Bobby is a rising star and is a part of a new generation of leadership in our party. He has a budding record of success, having implemented sound, common sense business practices since he took office in 2007 and started rebuilding his great state.”…

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