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August 07, 2013


Lawmaker Takes Post in Jindal Administration

Rep. Rodney Alexander (R-LA) "isn't wasting any time leaving Congress. The Louisiana Republican is expected to be appointed to Gov. Bobby Jindal's cabinet at an event this afternoon," Roll Call reports.

His appointment as the new head of the Louisiana Department of Veteran Affairs "will likely lead Alexander to resign from Congress, rather than simply retire at the end of his term. And that would mean another special election in the House."












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