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Bobby Jindal

Bernie Sanders finds warm welcome in Louisiana, a red state

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders drew a crowd of about 4,500 people to a rally in Kenner, La., on Sunday, his campaign estimated, continuing his pattern of gathering enthusiastic audiences across the country. While the audience at the Pontchartrain Center wasn't the biggest the Vermont senator had seen, it was noteworthy in another way: A month earlier, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal drew a crowd of about 1,000 people to the same venue for his presidential campaign announcement, according to the Times- Picayune. "Some people told me that Louisiana was a conservative state," Sanders told the audience. "Guess not." In recent weeks, Sanders has drawn...