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Jeb Bush 2016

Jason Linkins

Hot Trend For 2016: Even More Extravagant Super PAC Lies And Corruption! | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

According to the Associated Press, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is poised to "give [the] traditional campaign a makeover." Which sounds exciting! ...

Jason Linkins

American Politics To Continue Being A Grotesque Plutocratic Spectacle For The Foreseeable Future | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics

It's been a while since we've checked in on how American politics is thriving within the Doom Loop of Oligarchy (TM Ezra Klein!), but a fresh dispatch...

Jeb Bush Plans Europe Trip

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - Republican Jeb Bush will visit three U.S. allies, Germany, Poland and Estonia, in early June to g...

Jeb Bush To Fundraise In Puerto Rico

The Huffington Post | Adriana Usero & Ashley Alman | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is slated to visit Puerto Rico for a fundraising trip on April 28, local GOP leadership confirmed to El Nuevo Día. ...

An American Dynasty

Jeff Bachman | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics
Jeff Bachman

In the United States, we like to puff out our chest with pride and patriotic furor, some might even say with a touch of arrogance, over the superiority with which we view our so-called democracy.

Laura Bush Was 'Shocked' That Barbara Bush Didn't Want Another Bush Presidency

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.12.2015 | Politics

Apparently, even former first ladies give their mother-in-law the final word. That's what former first lady Laura Bush did when her mother-in-law B...

Jeb Bush's Call for Privatization of Veterans Care, and the Opportunity for Hillary Clinton

Jon Soltz | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics
Jon Soltz

With all of this talk of privatization ramping up, now is the time for Hillary Clinton and other Democrats to knock the idea down. Veterans will be watching.

Jeb Bush: The Return of 'Compassionate' Conservatism

Bob Burnett | Posted 04.06.2015 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Although Jeb Bush is a typical right-wing Republican, he will attempt to soften his image and portray himself as a "compassionate" conservative, as did his brother in 2000.

Jeb Bush Claimed He Was Actually Hispanic In 2009 Voter Registration Application

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) identified himself as Hispanic in a 2009 voter registration application, according to a Miami-Dade County document pu...

Jeb Bush: Indiana Needed 'More Consensus-Oriented' Approach To Religious Freedom Law

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) expanded on his thoughts on Indiana's controversial "religious freedom" law Wednesday night, telling a small group of...

Republican Economic Veterans Advising Jeb Bush

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

By Steve Holland, Anna Yukhananov and Lauren Tara LaCapra WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, March 31 (Reuters) - Glenn Hubbard and Kevin Warsh, vet...

Martin O'Malley Is Absolutely Correct: America Doesn't Need a Bush or Clinton Dynasty

H. A. Goodman | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

If you're a liberal, and you were asked why Hillary Clinton deserves to be president, how would you answer? Similarly, if you're a conservative, why does Jeb Bush deserve to be commander in chief?

Jason Linkins

Ted Cruz Signs Up For Obamacare Is Your Short-Sighted Media Fixation Of The Week | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics

Every election cycle can be considered, first and foremost, a monument to hype. With every passing week, the political world is a blizzard of brash pr...

Paul Blumenthal

White House Wannabes Drawing 2016 Battle Lines In Furious Money Chase | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2016 presidential election’s “invisible primary” is in full swing as Republican candidates tour the country looking to secure ...

Jeb Bush: Closing Guantanamo Bay Is 'Not The Right Thing To Do'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said Thursday that the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ought to remain open for the foreseeable futu...

Jeb Bush Had Another Private Email Account As Florida Governor

AP | RONNIE GREENE | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) - As Florida governor, Jeb Bush used another, previously unreported email address, records show - the newest wrinkle in an evolving de...

Walker Cultivates 2016 Image As Fresh-Faced Alternative To Jeb Bush

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

By Steve Holland CHARLESTON, South Carolina, March 20 (Reuters) - Republican Scott Walker is cultivating an image on the nascent U.S. ...

Ludacris Greets Jeb Bush With Some Southern Hospitality

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics

Jeb Bush received a welcome to Atlanta from its very own Ludacris on Thursday. The former Florida governor bumped into the Atlanta-based rapper -- ...

Igor Bobic

Jeb Bush Talks About What's Wrong With American Politics | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) weighed in on the state of American politics on Tuesday, lamenting that politicians are far too relucta...

REPORT: Jeb Bush Used Private Email As Governor

The Washington Post | Posted 03.14.2015 | Politics

Jeb Bush used his private e-mail account as Florida governor to discuss security and military issues such as troop deployments to the Middle East and ...

Samantha Lachman

Like Father, Like Son? James Baker, Who Was Tough On Israel Under George H.W. Bush, Will Now Advise Jeb | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- James Baker denies that he ever said "F*** the Jews, they didn't vote for us" while discussing the low share of the Jewish vote that for...

Jeb Bush Makes Another Move For 2016

AP | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has ended his relationships with the last two businesses he launched and helped lead since leav...

Thomas Piketty Calls Out Republican 'Hypocrisy' On Income Inequality

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

As income inequality emerges as a key issue in the early stages of the 2016 presidential election, French economist Thomas Piketty says he isn't convi...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Makes The Case Against Jeb Bush | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) has been locking down donors in anticipation of a 2016 presidential run, he's already awash in cash, an...

A Different Sort Of Bush

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, March 9 (Reuters) - In Republican Jeb Bush, Americans are seeing a different sort of Bush on their TV sc...