Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal joins presidential race

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KENNER, LA - His hat is officially off and thrown into the 2016 race for the White House. On Wednesday, Republican governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal announced he's running for president.

Jindal took to social media to make his candidacy known. A tweet sent from his Twitter account reads "I'm running for president of the United States of America. Join me:" --- with a link to his website and the special announcement.

This might have been a solid announcement a couple of years ago, but Jindal has gone from being one of the most popular governors to one of the least popular in the land.

He ramped up Islamic hysteria saying some parts of Europe are just places you don't go because so many Muslims do.

On his own turf, Louisiana's fiscal outlook is grim, with a $1.6 billion shortfall. Governor Jindal joins 12 other Republican candidates running for the Oval Office.

Many runners, one race, but only one seat. Looks like this presidential race will be quite an interesting game of musical chairs.

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