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Jeb Bush 2016

The True Trump Takeaway

Michael Golden | Posted 07.30.2015 | 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 07.30.2015 | 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...

Ideological Purists Vs. Pragmatists In The Republican Nomination Fight

Hans Noel | Posted 07.30.2015 | Politics
Hans Noel

I suspect that this sample is actually much more ideologically extreme and less willing to compromise than the elites who matter are. It's likely that, as in many years past, there will be a conflict between the more ideologically pure parts of the party and the more professional compromisers.

Jeb's Claim Of His Florida Boom Economy Has A Big Problem

Washington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. — On the campaign trail, Jeb Bush has repeatedly emphasized his record overseeing Florida’s boom economy as the state&rsq...

Why the Boy Scouts New Policy on Gays Sets A Dangerous Precedent

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 07.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

By allowing the religiously-affiliated troops to still ban gay adults, the BSA is making a religious exemption seem like a reasonable compromise when in fact it is allowing the very people who would discriminate to keep discriminating.

Jeb Bush Is Doing What He Can To Get His Name Tattooed On Some Random Guy's Neck

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

If this Jeb Vine hits 1,000,000 loops by the end of the weekend, I'll get #Jeb4Prez tattooed on my neck. Please RT

Republicans Can't Get Rid of Their Buffoon

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.27.2015 | Media
Judy Frankel

A bevy of Republican candidates get shut out of national primetime by Fox, but not Trump.

Jeb Bush: Martin O'Malley Shouldn't Apologize For Saying 'All Lives Matter'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush said Thursday that former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley does not owe the black community an apology for saying "black...

Jeb Bush Wants To Cut All Energy Subsidies

The Huffington Post | Jacob Kerr | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Wednesday that if elected in 2016, he would cut subsidies for both fossil fuels and renewable energy. ...

Jeb Bush Says We Should Phase Out Medicare

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Wednesday that we ought to phase out Medicare, the federal program that provides health...

Jeb Bush To Visit Crisis Pregnancy Center

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) will visit a South Carolina crisis pregnancy center on Wednesday as part of his campaign tour through the Palmetto S...

Why We've Been Duped by Presidential Fundraising Numbers

Linsey Pecikonis | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics
Linsey Pecikonis

Just last week, the political establishment was a flurry with news over which 2016 presidential candidate raked in the most money. Ever since the Ci...

Jeb Bush Vows To Shake Up The Culture Of Washington If Elected President

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.20.2015 | Politics

July 20 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush vowed on Monday to shake up Washington's culture if he reaches the White House, call...

Jeb Bush Wants Military Recruiters Armed... Overturning His Dad's Policy

John A. Tures | Posted 07.20.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he wants to overturn the ban on arming military recruiters, a response to the killing of five servicemen in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In doing so, he'll undo a policy enacted under his dad's administration, back in 1992.

The Republican Party Is in Shambles

Walker Bragman | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics
Walker Bragman

With 2016 fast approaching, things look bleak for the GOP. Pandering to a non-white voting block could very well end up costing it the South, as it did to the Democrats in the 1960s. At the same time, pandering to base will alienate too many groups to win in a general election--not the least of which are Latinos.

Republican Presidential Hopefuls: The Uber Super Users

Center for Public Integrity | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.17.2015 | Politics

This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. ...

Jeopardy Bush Does It Again

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics
Lev Raphael

Years ago they used to say Jeb Bush was "the smart one" in the family. He may be smart (though compared to whom?), but he doesn't seem very politic. One of his answers to our country's economic problems is this: "People need to work longer hours and, through their productivity, gain more income for their families."

New Poll Shows Donald Trump, Jeb Bush In Dead Heat

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - Donald Trump, who became the center of attention in the race for the 2016 Republican U....

Michael McAuliff

Paul Ryan Explains What Jeb Bush Meant When He Said Americans Should Work Longer Hours | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan, who was Mitt Romney's vice presidential nominee in 2012, declined Friday to say whether 2016 contender Jeb Bush's recent...

Paul Blumenthal

Jeb Bush Super PAC Reports Eye-Popping Fundraising Haul | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The key number in the Bush campaign's Thursday announcement that it raised a combined $114 million in the first half of this year was ju...

Igor Bobic

Jeb Bush's Campaign And Super PAC Raised $114 Million | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush's presidential campaign announced Thursday it had raised a combined $114 million since the former governor of Florida began exp...

Bush Says His Remarks On Americans Working Longer Hours Were Taken Out Of Context

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says his remarks on Americans needing to work longer hours were misconstrued, telling reporters in New Hamp...

Jeb Bush Addresses 'Tragedy' Of Heroin Epidemic, Citing Death Of Campaign Worker's Brother

Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The growing epidemic of heroin overdoses is emerging as a key public policy issue for the leading presidential candidates in both partie...

Igor Bobic

'Space Guy' Jeb Bush Would Increase Funding To NASA | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If elected president in 2016, Jeb Bush would propose an increase in funding to NASA. "I'm a space guy," Bush said in a Wednesday sit-...