Indian-American Bobby Jindal announces entry into 2016 US Presidential race

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal,  announced Wednesday that he is running for President in 2016.

Jindal made his entry into the race on Twitter, ahead of a planned formal announcement in the New Orleans suburb of Kenner later this afternoon.

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There had been little doubt that the 44-year-old second-term governor would run. Jindal already traveled multiple times to early-primary states, spending 45 percent of his days outside of Louisiana last year. And this year, some of Jindal’s top state-government aides left to join his presidential “exploratory committee.”

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Predictions suggest that his chances of winning the GOP nomination are extraordinarily low. Jindal becomes the first Indian American to ever be a candidate for President of US.

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