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GOP watch: Jindal vs. Obama

— About an hour before President Obama took to the podium for his primetime news conference, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal was back in town for the NRCC's largest fundraiser of the year. Roll Call: "An energetic Jindal told 1,200 partisans that Republicans are finished 'navel gazing' on the direction of their party and must be prepared to rebound. 'We need to worry more about fixing our country and helping to chart America's future,' Jindal said."
 
More: "A particularly partisan Jindal addressed the crowd minutes before President Barack Obama held a nationally televised press conference. Jindal did not mince words, criticizing the Democrats for liberal spending practices and plans to expand government. 'I don't know about you, but this doesn't look like the Barack Obama we met on the campaign trail,' he said. 'I don't know about you, but I liked that guy a lot better.'" 
 
The event took in more than $6 million, according to the group. That's about a million more than officials say they expected.