Yes, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is a contender for the Republican Presidential nomination, even if he has not officially announced. Bigtime. A new poll shows his leaping to the top of the GOP presidential poll pack: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has opened up a large lead over the Republican presidential field, according to [...]Show More Summary
That's according to a new CNN poll, released Sunday, which put the former Florida governor on top of a hypothetical 2016 GOP field at 23 percent. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) came in second with 13 percent, followed by a raft of potential candidates statistically tied for third. Show More Summary
Joseph Tanfani, Los Angeles Times: [A]s he considers a run for president in 2016, [Jeb] Bush has begun to unwind some of his financial affairs, apparently to avoid the kind of criticism that hobbled fellow Republican Mitt Romney in his unsuccessful bid for the White House in 2012.... Show More Summary
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush spoke during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council in Washington, DC, Dec. 1, 2014. Bush announced his plans to “actively explore” a 2016 presidential campaign on Dec. 16, 2014. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty...Show More Summary
Jeb Bush resigned from the board of directors of a health care company that supported the passage of the Affordable Care Act in what some see as an early effort to manage his public image for a possible future presidential run. The Los...Show More Summary
Want to know former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s views on affirmative action? How he kicked smoking? Whether he agreed to a Barbara Walters interview? The answers lie in a trove of hundreds of thousands of emails reviewed by The Wall Street Journal under Florida public records law.
The for-profit hospital chain Tenet Healthcare announced on Christmas Eve that Jeb Bush would be stepping down from its board of directors by the end of the year. Bush, who has served on the board of Tenet since 2007, is starting to cut his business ties as he explores a run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. […]
Kevin Drum has a piece on Jeb Bush’s dirty money-making activities, including working for a company that profited from Obamacare: I can’t help but get a chuckle out of this. In normal times, Bush would have left Tenet because it’s a big, soulless corporation that’s paid fines for Medicare fraud and been criticized for dodgy [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
From Politico: Jeb Bush is stepping down from the board of a health care company that has reportedly profited from Obamacare, a move that comes as the Republican explores a run for the presidency. According to various media reports, Tenet backed President Barack Obama’s health reform act and has seen its revenues rise from it. Show More Summary
Republican looks to avoid Mitt Romney's fate
After leaving office as Florida governor, Jeb Bush made investments that made him rich. He has plunged into business and entrepreneurial ventures involving consulting, the paid lecture circuit and energy development. He has developed...Show More Summary
Jeb Bush announced Wednesday he would resign from Tenet Healthcare Corp.’s board of directors, effective Dec. 31.
The first President Bush at least had the courage to go against his own party despite the public perception of him being a wimp ( Doonesbury Cartoon Bush was a Waffle ). and tried the cops in the Rodney King case on Federal Charges. Something...Show More Summary
When Jeb Bush completed two terms as governor of Florida in 2007, he reported his net worth was $1.3 million, about $700,000 less than when he took office.
My favorite part of this Bush clip from 2013 is this unintended candor, where Bush admits the purpose of the Common Core tests is to demonstrate "abject failure": When the NGA and NCSSO came together to approve Common Core, "there was...Show More Summary
If you could have looked through Barack Obama’s pre-2008 e-mails — or the semi-private communications of any potential president — would it give you better information than you’d otherwise have about the kind of president he’d turn out to be? With at least one potential 2016 candidate, we can approach the question, because Jeb Bush […]
Right-wing talk radio hosts, pro-government shutdown blogs and the mainstream media (which assume the first two are representative of the right) assume that Jeb Bush’s problem in his presidential quest will be that he is insufficiently conservative. They might want to check with reporters and other Democrats who remember his governorship or actually read his […]
As Jeb Bush emerges as a likely 2016 presidential candidate, we look back at the Terri Schiavo case.
The quarterfinals of the 2016 race for the White House now pit Jeb Bush against Chris Christie, Paul Ryan, Rick Perry and John Kasich for the establishment wing of the