Jim covered Congress and The White House during the George W. Bush administration for The Washington Times, and worked as a reporter, editorial writer and columnist for newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California. He has appeared on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, C-Span, and many local and national talk radio shows to talk politics and policy.
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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal talks about the berm system on the northern end of the Chandeleur Islands, La., Thursday, July 15, 2010. Jindal said the berm system was working to keep oil off the islands. A tightly fitted cap was successfully keeping oil from gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time in three months, BP said Thursday. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)