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A journalist wrote in with some questions: 1. Since November, Jeb Bush is leading the GOP nomination. Yet, he faces a really strong competition (Walker, Paul and Christie have led from time to time the competition). Who could be the underdog of next year Republican Presidential Nomination? 2. Mrs. Clinton seems to be the choice […]
Yesterday, Nicholas Confessore reported that David Koch, the extremely influential Republican donor, told other Republican donors that he and his brother Charles would support Scott Walker for the Republican nomination. The Koches’ support in a Republican primary is potentially transformative, because they are known to write powerfully argued op-eds and... More »
It’s hard to remember whether Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush’s super PAC is called America Rising or Right to Rise. The independent political group will likely raise hundreds of millions of dollars to back the former Florida governor’s bid for the White House, but...
A new Gravis Marketing poll in Iowa finds Jeb Bush leading the GOP pack with 16%, followed by Scott Walker at 13%, Marco Rubio at 12%, Rand Paul at 9%, Ben Carson at 9%, Mike Huckabee at 8% and Ted [...]
The myth of the death panel is so interwoven with the history of the Affordable Care Act that it has come to seem like a primordial element of the health care reform debate. Something without its own origin story. Even if you remember that Sarah Palin coined the term, you’ve probably forgotten how
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Rand Paul, Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton all spout pious religious lies. We must grill them on what they really mean. This story has been corrected since it was originally published. Aspirants to the White House, both Democratic and Republican,...Show More Summary
While exact details are still under discussion, the strategy calls for delegating the vast majority of television advertising, direct mail advertising and even getting-out-the-vote operations from Bush's own campaign to the super PAC. Bush's...Show More Summary
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush is preparing to embark on an experiment in presidential politics: delegating many of the nuts-and-bolts tasks of seeking the White House to a separate political organization that can raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash.
By Emily Flitter NEW YORK (Reuters) - It's hard to remember whether Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush's super PAC is called America Rising or Right to Rise. The Bush super PAC is in fact Right to Rise. America Rising is another...Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Things keep looking brighter and brighter for Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign. Last week, I noted that Rubio is running essentially even with Jeb Bush among Florida Republicans, a huge improvement in his standing. Show More Summary
Joseph Kyrillos, who chaired Gov. Chris Christie’s 2009 gubernatorial campaign and ushered his agenda through a Democratic-controlled legislature, is backing Jeb Bush in the GOP presidential race with a $10,000 donation, according to the Washington Post. “The defection of Kyrillos [...]
New Jersey state Sen. Joseph M. Kyrillos, who chaired Chris Christie's gubernatorial campaign, is backing Jeb Bush's presumed presidential bid, The Washington Post is reporting. Kyrillos, who's also a longtime friend and supporter of...Show More Summary
In an interview with Marisa Guthrie of The Hollywood Reporter, Fox News boss Roger Ailes played his cards close to the vest on whether Fox will give oxygen to “fringe candidates” on the Republican side who could “torment” Jeb Bush. But he did crack wise that “Hillary is going to do whatever she wants, and the press is going to vote for her.”
On April 17, presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said that looking back at his time as the Governor of Florida, he would not have handled the Terri Schiavo case any differently. In 2003, Bush lobbied state lawmakers to pass Terri’s Law, which would have place a moratorium on deaths by starvation or dehydration and allow Bush […]
And an uncooperative press.
Most of us have embarrassing stories about things we’ve shared on social media, but it’s hard to top Ethan Czahor‘s. He was hired as Jeb Bush’s chief technology officer, but shortly after he got the job, journalists uncovered some old, offensive tweets and he had to resign. Now Czahor is back in the tech world (before going into politics, he co-founded Hipster, which… Read More
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) will be the keynote speaker at a Republican dinner in Connecticut named for the grandfather of one of his likely rivals for the Republican presidential nomination: Jeb Bush. Rubio will headline the Prescott Bush Awards Dinner in Stamford, Conn., the state GOP announced Monday. The dinner fundraiser is billed as the […]