Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush can't shake the is-he-isn't-he? speculation regarding a 2016 shot at the White House. And although he's stayed away from the kind of blatant campaign work that indicates a coming run, he has made some recent appearances that put him in solid with current candidates for o ... More >>
Former governor wants Florida to stay kid-friendly. You know, like Disney World. That's why people shouldn't vote yes on Amendment Two in November. In a statement released yesterday, Dubya's brother put it this way: "Florida leaders and citizens have worked for years to make the Sunshine State a wo ... More >>
It would appear that major GOPer donors just aren't thrilled with the chances of a Chris Christie, a Rand Paul, or even a Marco Rubio taking back the White House for the Republicans in 2016. So, they're willing to go all-in with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as their latest savior. According to a re ... More >>
Jeb Bush briefly spoke in Spanish, called illegal immigrants "risk takers" and touted Common Core standards as a keynote at the sixth annual Broward Workshop State of our County Forum at Signature Grand Friday morning in Davie.
Jeb Bush took to Twitter Monday night to accuse Matt Damon of limousine-liberal hypocrisy after the actor told the Guardian he would not be sending his children to public school. The former Florida governor and possible presidential hopeful linked to a Breitbart.com article which highlighted the ... More >>
Jeb Bush, speaking at the Faith and Freedom Coalition in Washington on Friday, brought up his support for the passage of an immigration bill by arguing that it would be good for the U.S. economy because immigrants are more "fertile." "Immigrants create far more businesses than native-born American ... More >>
Look, you guys. It's not so much that Jeb Bush is out of step with everyone else on immigration reform or that he's a complete flip-flopping dolt. It's just that he has horrible timing. And, as Jeb! points out himself, people were totally against the whole "path to citizenship" thing when he was ... More >>
Former Florida Gov. (and little brother ta Dubya) Jeb Bush has been making the rounds on morning television shows to talk about his new book, which, COINCIDENTALLY, happens to be about probably the most important issue that will preoccupy us all from now until 2016. Imergration, y'all! But, as it ... More >>
After he left the governor's office in 2008, Jeb Bush set up an education non-profit group, and last week, The Nation charged that Bush "could be using his education reform crusade for personal gain."The dust-up began when the union-affiliated research group In the Public Interest (IPI) us ... More >>
The nation just went through a long, arduous, heated election cycle that felt almost as endless as standing in line for eight hours to vote. And that means only one thing: TIME TO START TALKING ABOUT THE NEXT ELECTION HELL YEAH!See also: -Jeb Bush Favored Over Marco Rubio for President, Accordi ... More >>
The election was literally six days ago (well, okay, two days ago if you count Florida), and Florida Republicans are butthurt about the results. So the fine folks at Public Policy Polling thought it would be a neat idea to exploit that GOPer melancholy and the infinite sadness, and ask them to look ... More >>
Quick audible on today's Jeb Bush update: This post was originally about Bush endorsing Republican Rep. Connie Mack in the Senate race for Bill Nelson's seat, which is news because people like Jeb and a former governor endorsing a primary candidate means it's either a sure thing or Bush thinks the g ... More >>
renovomedia.comFormer Gov. Jeb Bush, already making pet names for Tim Pawlenty.As soft-spoken former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is in South Florida today to court GOP voters for his 2012 presidential run, he got some Twitter love this morning from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush."I admire truth tel ... More >>
santarosademocrats.comGovernor Rick Scott (left) and former Governor Jeb Bush both say they're not running for president. The guy with the cue-ball head probably isn't lying.We're not sure who asked Governor Rick Scott today if he plans on running for president in the 2012 election, but he made i ... More >>
A political bromance is brewing between Florida's former governor and the mayor of New York City, leading the New York Post to speculate that Jeb Bush and Michael Bloomberg are plotting a political marriage of sorts, running for the White House in 2012.On one hand, it makes sense. Both Bush and B ... More >>
BushBrad Meltzer is the bestselling author of The Book of Fate, so his predictions should not be taken lightly. U.S. News & World Report rounded up him and others among America's public intellectuals to get their perspective on what would happen in 2010. Meltzer's crystal ball imagines a righ ... More >>
Flickr: Linnette AlissaThe wild card in the race for the Republican nomination to U.S. Senate is the endorsement of Jeb Bush. To get a read on whether he's leaning toward Charlie Crist or Marco Rubio, I consulted a source who -- in exchange for his or her candor -- we will simply call a high-rank ... More >>
FlickrJeb BushYour former governor was in Atlanta recently, earnestly pretending to be a frontrunner for the 2012 Republican nomination for president. Or maybe he was testing a theory about mind control: that if you keep telling people something that's false, maybe they'll come to believe that it ... More >>
As parents in the Palm Beach County School District tries to roll back Jeb Bush's shameful legacy of FCAT drilling, the former Florida governor is roaming around, looking to get his voice heard, apparently to gauge interest in a 2012 run for president (though he'd never admit that).Bush made a ve ... More >>
Flickr User: drewanteyeTill recently, every poll for the 2010 Florida election was filled with "ifs." If Crist runs for Senate will you vote for him? If Alex Sink runs for governor, will you vote for her? With the flurry of campaign announcements the last few weeks, the new poll from Mason-Dixon is ... More >>
Maybe Rush Limbaugh doesn't spend enough time in his Palm Beach home. Because clearly, there's no path back to political relevance for the Republican Party that does not include winning back Florida. And yet the two figures who have the most credibility on that front, governors Jeb Bush and Charlie ... More >>
flickr user: Linnette AlissaJeb Bush (cape not pictured)And you wondered why former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush didn't want to run for U.S. Senate in 2010? That campaign would have taken time away from his superhero hobby, which will be on display this time next week.Bush is scheduled to appear on "specia ... More >>
He loves only one man.Jeb Rebukes Our Advances Again, Makes Us Want Him MoreJeb Bush says he won't run for the Senate, once again reinforcing the state's one-way love affair with W.'s little brother. And doesn't it just make you want him more?Yes, Jeb has always played hard to get with the Phallic S ... More >>
The outlook for the North Broward Hospital District without Alan Levine is cloudy
I keed. Vote. It's important. Ralph De La Cruz has an inspirational column about it in the Sun-Sentinel today, but for some reason it's not on the newspaper's web site. So if you don't have the paper, you'll just have to take my word for it. But there's more than just voting happening today -- t ... More >>
Bruce Carlton Jordan After calling a reporter a horse's ass yesterday, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush asked a very pertinent question: Why now? Why are allegations that Crist is gay reaching the news now? Bush would have you believe it's because of evil Democratic operatives, apparently possessed by ... More >>
What follows is the full transcript of last night's gubernatorial debate between Charlie Crist, Jim Davis, and Max Linn. It's, um, really long. CHRIS MATTHEWS, MSNBC HOST: Florida, the state that carried George W. Bush into the White House and elected Jeb Bush twice for governor. A state on the ... More >>
Gov. Jeb Bush's office released e-mails exhanged between the gov and disgraced congressman Mark Foley yesterday and, thankfully, we are none the wiser on the size of Jeb's member. But Dara Kam of the Palm Beach Post reports that there were some interesting exchanges about Foley's concern about getti ... More >>
Dozier, center, with Crist On the Steve Kane Show this morning, Rev. O'Neal Dozier, a black pastor who has advised President George W. Bush at the White House and is a political appointee of Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, went off on Islam. Talking about his efforts to keep a mosque from being built in Po ... More >>
Bill Scherer's fall from grace is a clear sign from Jeb that he's chosen a successor
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Planned pipelines threaten fragile coral formations
Give me my job back or I'll call the Anti-Defamation League, you anti-Semite!
A sweetheart hospital district deal could land Jeb Bush in front of a grand jury
It could happen here. Replace the guv with a movie star.
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Frank Brogan, Bush's man in academia, must defuse the FAU scandals. But where is he?
The process for restoring the civil rights of felons in Florida works perfectly -- if not restoring their rights is the goal
Does it matter to blacks which wealthy, middle-aged white guy is Florida's next governor?
Jeff H. Christ
The governor's new man on the state ethics board done us wrong
Despite ailing health, a dying constituency, and a shaky season for Democrats, politico Trinchi Trinchitella appears undiminished