Political Minute December 5, 2013

West Monroe -- Two Louisiana Governors, one former, one present, both looking to the future.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has added another staffer to his Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, America Next.
Chris Jacobs was hired away from the Heritage Foundation to serve as policy director for America Next.

Louisiana's former Governor Edwin Edwards says in a recent interview with Al Jazeera America that he hopes to run for political office once again.
The 86 year is a convicted felon, and a statute prevents convicted felons from seeking office until 15 years after the end of their prison term.
Regarding that statute, Edwards says, "I've got people working on that."

And according to a new poll from Southern Media and Opinion Research, the news isn't good for incumbent Senator Mary Landrieu.

Landrieu’s job approval rating currently sits at 46%.

But if the election for Senate were held today, Landrieu would get 41 percent of the vote, 34 percent for Rep. Bill Cassidy and 10 percent for Rob Maness.

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