Jindal rose to prominence in the Republican Party, first as a member in the House of Representatives and then as governor of Louisiana since 2008. When he was elected, he was the youngest governor in U.S. history, at 36 years old. In 2009, he was selected to give the official Republican response to President Barack Obama’s first State of the Union.
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