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My interview with Jeb Bush

A former GOP governor is traveling extensively, speaks passionately about the lack of presidential leadership, is conversant in foreign policy and has a comprehensive vision for domestic reform. A presidential contender? Well, that is what everyone wants to know about Jeb Bush. Sitting in his educational foundation’s offices in Washington, Bush is animated and – […]

Jeb Bush Adviser Mike Murphy: Throwing Senate to GOP in Harry Reid's Interest

Jeb Bush adviser and GOP hack Mike Murphy thinks it may be in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-NV) interest to throw the Senate to Republicans. In an appearance on Sunday's Meet The Press, the conservative-bashing consultant who has yet to win a presidential election and once referred to Sen. Show More Summary

23 Reasons Why Jeb Bush Should Think Twice About Running for President

For months, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has been mentioned as a possible 2016 candidate, with the conventional wisdom holding that he was the one GOP contender the party's donor class could unite behind. "Jeb has the capacity to bring the party together," Fred Malek, a top Republican operative, told the Washington Post in March. Show More Summary

Florida Charters Corrupt as Jeb Bush

By Michael Mayo Sun Sentinel Columnist 12:23 p.m. EDT, September 8, 2014 OK class, time for a pop quiz. If you want to open a charter school — a privately run school that gets public money — which of the following will you need to get...Show More Summary

Testing revolt brews in Florida as Miami schools chief urges delay in new exams

In Florida, the state where former governor Jeb Bush (R) pioneered the use of high-stakes standardized tests for school “accountability” purposes, a testing revolt is unfolding. Late last month, the Lee County school board voted to drop all state-mandated tests as an act of “civil disobedience,” though the vote was rescinded because of fear that […]

Doomed Jeb Bush Presidential Campaign Moves Closer to Reality

The Wall Street Journal tells us today that we shouldn't forget about Jeb: WASHINGTON—Republican strategists and fundraisers say Jeb Bush's closest advisers have been quietly spreading the word that they should avoid committing to other...Show More Summary

Report: Better than 50% Chance Jeb Bush Runs for POTUS

There is reportedly better than a 50-50 chance that former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will run for president. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Bush's inner circle of " advisers have been quietly spreading the word that...Show More Summary

Jeb Bush to raise cash for GOP Senate candidates in competitive races

It’s no secret that Jeb Bush is considering a presidential run in 2016 – despite a less than passionate embrace from the right wing of his party.

Will Jeb Bush run?

After a bout of Jeb Bush 2016 speculation a few months ago, chatter has died down — intentionally so, I am led to believe. Bush’s team knows full well that the higher your profile and the more definitive your decision to run seems, the more fire you will draw. (Just ask New Jersey Gov. Chris […]

Capital Journal: Jeb Bush Sends Signals About 2016 | Should Congress Act on Islamic State?

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Capital Journal: Jeb Bush Sends Signals About 2016 | Should Congress Act on Islamic State? |

The Journal's morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.

Jeb Sending 2016 Signals

The Jeb Bush is asking advisers not to commit to other candidates yet, a sign that he has not made a final decision about a 2016 run. He’ll make his decision after the November election. “The message from Mr. Bush’s inner circle during the past few months is in part an effort to bat down [...]

Florida Newspaper: Jeb Bush's Embrace of Common Core Hurts 2016 Chances

One of Florida's top political editors labeled former Florida Governor Jeb Bush the "loser of the week" and noted that his full-throated embrace of Common Core is making it less likely that he would secure the GOP nomination if he decides to run for President of the United States. Show More Summary

A Moderate Bush Wins NYT Kudos for Climate Change Concern, Unlike Anti-'Climate Science' Ideology of Texas GOP

Strange New Respect? The national edition of Sunday's New York Times featured a favorable profile of a Bush family politician: George P. Bush (son of former Florida governor Jeb Bush) who's running for a minor state government post in Texas this fall. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush 2016: Former Florida Gov Mulling Presidential Run

A Jeb Bush 2016 presidential election campaign may be in the works if the latest rumors are correct, but could this Bush make the case he’s not another George W. Bush? In a related report by The Inquisitr, a Mitt Romney 2016 campaign still keeps popping up even though the former contender claims he is

Congrats, Diane Douglas! Grass-roots activist ousts pro-Common Core state supe in Arizona GOP primary

Most of the rest of the nation has never heard of Diane Douglas. But the education establishment in D.C. and Common Core’s overlords — looking at you, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Gates Foundation, Jeb Bush, etc. etc. etc — will all know her name tomorrow morning. Grass-roots parents and anti-Common Core activists in Arizona know […]

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Breaks with Jeb Bush to Review Common Core Standards, Tests

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has announced a series of education proposals that includes a review and public hearings of his state’s version of the Common Core standards and the standardized assessments that were the signature accomplishments of Jeb Bush when he was governor. Show More Summary

Why Did Obama Say So Little About Ferguson?

Last week, the Rev. Al Sharpton called on leaders in both political parties to speak on the shooting of Michael Brown. “Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton,” he said, “don’t get laryngitis on this issue.”

Challenges for 2016 hopefuls: Rep. Paul Ryan

It’s not clear Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) wants to run for president. However, if former Florida governor Jeb Bush and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie don’t run or don’t seem viable if they do, the pressure on Ryan from reform-minded moderate and conservative Republicans, as well as big donors, will be intense. He would have the […]

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