Today in The Rundown: Polls, polls polls; Where is Gov. Jindal?; What’s going on in DC?; and much more.

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Coming this week: More results from our independent poll conducted by Ron Faucheux of Clarus.

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Countdown…
Days until the 2015 primary election day: 25
Days until the runoff (as needed): 53
Days until the Iowa caucuses:
127

Where in the world is Gov. Bobby Jindal? Gov. Jindal is in Iowa, campaigning for his run for president. Read more Jindal coverage here: bit.ly/Jindal2016

The News

Polls: Here is the first story from The Advocate/WWL-TV poll on the Louisiana governor’s race. http://bit.ly/1RaHoqj

LA Lege: The silent race for Louisiana House speaker. http://bit.ly/1MTdvfw

Congress: Bobby Jindal says Mitch McConnell should quit too. http://bit.ly/1MTb7FB

Oil exports: Louisiana leaders back the repeal of the crud oil export ban. http://bit.ly/1MTbb8c

Scalise: Steve Scalise could be moving up the leadership ladder. http://bit.ly/1MTbiRl

LA Gov: Oil and gas industry has its influence in the gubernatorial race. http://bit.ly/1RaIrGT

Common Core: State, local superintendents quibble over Common Core. http://bit.ly/1MTdmbW

Medical marijuana: LSU, Southern wary of growing state’s medical marijuana crop. http://bit.ly/1MTdFDF

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