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With Jeb and Torture, It's Déjà Vu All Over Again

Jeffrey Ruoff | Posted 08.29.2015 | Politics
Jeffrey Ruoff

Could it possibly be that a Bush III administration will revive the use of torture against the Islamic state, an organization that owes its existence to the U.S.'s disastrous occupation of Iraq? And so our country prepares to wrong the wrongs of the past.

Jeb Bush Co-Chaired Group That Told Politicians Not To Say ‘Anchor Baby’

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) worked for years with a group that specifically told politicians not to use the term "anchor baby" because the offen...

Hillary Clinton Campaign Spreads Jeb Bush's 'Anchor Babies' Comment Via Text Message

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics

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Jeb Bush: NSA Needs Broader Powers To Combat 'Evildoers'

AP | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Tuesday that the government should have broad surveillance powers of Americans...

Kasich and Bush: More Like Other Extreme GOP Candidates Than Perceived

Randy Borntrager | Posted 08.19.2015 | Politics
Randy Borntrager

While Kasich and Bush certainly took a more measured tone in the first Republican debate compared to, say, Donald Trump, their policy positions and records as governor in Ohio and Florida show that they're just as extreme and far-right as the rest of the Republican field.

Who Withdrew From Iraq? Was It Bush or Obama and Clinton?

John A. Tures | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Jeb Bush was attempting to deflect attention from George W. Bush and his Iraq policies. Instead, he reminded us not only who was in charge of the Iraq War and withdrawal, but how eerily similar the two brothers are about so many things.

Jeb Bush Insists He's A Washington Outsider

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics

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Embarrassing Jeb Bush Flip-Flops on Iraq, Again

Jon Soltz | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Anyone who thinks the war in Iraq was a "pretty good deal" should be nowhere near the command structure of the United States military, ordering our men and women in uniform into harm's way, lest they send our men and women to sacrifice their lives for another neoconservative failure.

Bush's Wonky Nickname

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.14.2015 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

I'd never known "Jeb" meant trustworthy in any language on earth. Then I realized that in his stumbling way he was talking about his nickname, though it still didn't add up. Since when does using a nickname imply trust?

Jeb Bush Leaves Door Open For Use Of Torture

AP | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics

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Jeb Bush Super PAC Donors Also Spend Big To Influence Washington

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A number of donors giving eye-popping sums to a super PAC supporting former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential campaign are also majo...

Jeb Bush Superfan Goes Through With 'Jeb4Prez' Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics

Vic Berger, a superfan of Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, made good on his promise to tattoo "Jeb4Prez" across his neck on Monday aft...

Jeb Bush Will Appear On Stephen Colbert's First 'Late Show'

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics

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Twitter Smashes Jeb Bush Into A Fine Paste Consistency Over His $75 Guacamole Bowl

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.07.2015 | Comedy

  Oh, can I "Add to cart," Jeb? Do I have to buy the cart too? Former Florida governor and current presidential candidate Jeb Bush is getting a ...

The Case for Bernie Sanders

Walker Bragman | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics
Walker Bragman

Bernie Sanders can win--not just the primary, but the general. Democrats should back him, and ignore the arguments made by Barney Frank and others, who say giving Hillary the nod early is the only hope for victory in 2016.

Jeb Bush Evokes Ghost Of Mitt Romney With Flub About Abortion

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Tuesday committed another unforced error by suggesting he wanted to cut funding ...

Jeb Bush Immigration Proposal Falls Flat With Many Latino Groups

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 08.04.2015 | Latino Voices

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Jeb Bush Calls For Crackdown On Sanctuary Cities In Immigration Plan

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush laid out an enforcement-heavy immigration plan on Monday, calling for police to enforce immi...

Hillary Clinton Calls For End To Cuban Embargo In Miami Speech

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

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Big Checks Power Jeb Bush Super PAC's Unreal Money Haul

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Florida governor and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s decision to pretend not to be a candidate for nearl...

Hillary Clinton Burns Jeb Bush Over 'Right To Rise' Hypocrisy

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

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Be Careful What You Wish For: Citizens United and the GOP

Steven Conn | Posted 08.01.2015 | Politics
Steven Conn

Republicans cheered the Citizens United ruling in 2010. Now they have it to thank for the spectacle of Ted Cruz calling Mitch McConnell a liar on the floor of the Senate and Donald Trump leading in the polls.

The True Trump Takeaway

Michael Golden | Posted 08.03.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Golden

He's ridin' high in the polls. He's maintained altitude longer than most of the pundits predicted he could or would. And the media is compelled to cover (smother) him as long as his numbers hold. But set aside the circus and prognostications for a moment.

Jeb Bush Now Says Humans Contribute To Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Jacob Kerr | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, who has made varying statements on climate change this year, said Thursday that he believes humans a...

Rand Paul Brushes Off Questions About Lagging Campaign

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 07.30.2015 | Politics

Presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says concerns over his lagging poll numbers and less-than-stellar fundraising totals are much ado about...