Bobby Jindal: Vetting McCain's VP Prospects

With a fresh face, conservative credentials and a reformist streak, Bobby Jindal, 37 years old, has enjoyed his share of buzz as a potential vice-presidential pick. John McCain will have to decide if that excitement is enough to supplement Jindal's four and a half years of experience as an elected official.

Jindal won the 2007 governor's race, making him the youngest serving governor in the country and the first with family roots in India. Shortly after taking office this year, he pushed a major ethics overhaul through the Louisiana legislature, which has had its share of ethical challenges; the move delivered on a campaign promise and solidified Jindal's reputation for reform, something he shares with McCain.

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