Jeb Bush

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    October 7, 2014

    Jeb Bush Campaigning for Three Embattled Republicans en Espanol

    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 >>

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    August 15, 2014

    Hey, Jeb Bush: Marijuana Won't Kill Florida's Tourism

    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 >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Jeb Bush Getting Pressure From GOP Donors to Run for President

    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 >>

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    March 21, 2014

    Introduced as "Future President," Jeb Bush Says That's "Over-Exaggerated"

    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.

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    August 6, 2013

    Jeb Bush Calls Matt Damon a Hypocrite

    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 article which highlighted the ... More >>

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    June 14, 2013

    Jeb Bush Says "Immigrants are more fertile" During Speech

    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 >>

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    March 8, 2013

    Jeb Bush Versus Marco Rubio: Jeb Just John Kerry'd Marco

    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 >>

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    March 5, 2013

    Jeb Bush Won't Stop Talking About How He's Not Sure if He'll Run for President

    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 >>

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    February 4, 2013

    Is Jeb Bush's Education Group Helping Write Laws that Benefit Its Corporate Funders?

    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 >>

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    December 7, 2012

    Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton Are Favorites for 2016, According to New Poll

    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 >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Jeb Bush Favored Over Marco Rubio For President, According to Poll

    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 >>

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    June 7, 2012

    Jeb Bush: I Will "Under No Circumstances" Be Vice President (VIDEO)

    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 >>

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    May 24, 2011

    Former Gov. Jeb Bush Twitter-Praises Tim Pawlenty's Presidential Run

    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 >>

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    May 23, 2011

    Governor Rick Scott and Former Governor Jeb Bush Both Say They're Not Running for President. One of Them May be Faking It

    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 >>

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    June 7, 2010

    A Jeb Bush - Michael Bloomberg Presidential Ticket? (Or Bloomberg - Bush?)

    ​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 >>

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    January 5, 2010

    Author Predicts Jeb Bush Will Rise at Same Rate as Palin Plummets

    Bush​Brad 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 >>

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    November 20, 2009

    High-Ranking Jeb Bush Associate Offers Candid Critique of Crist

    Flickr: Linnette Alissa​The 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 >>

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    November 6, 2009

    Spellbinding Jeb Bush Speech on Education Ruined by Reality-Based Journalist

    FlickrJeb Bush​Your 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 >>

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    October 23, 2009

    Jeb Bush Presidential Bid Still Lacks Buzz

    ​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 >>

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    May 20, 2009

    Finally, a State Poll That's Relevant

    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 >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Can Florida Governors Save GOP From Its Self-Destructive Impulses?

    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 >>

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    April 2, 2009

    Jeb Bush Will "Save America" with Sean Hannity

    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 >>

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    January 7, 2009

    Morning Juice: Jeb Rebukes Our Advances, Principal Okayed to Choke Wife, Homebuilder to Have Barack Affair

    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 >>

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    January 17, 2008

    Are We Really in Good Hands?

    The outlook for the North Broward Hospital District without Alan Levine is cloudy

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    November 7, 2006

    Don't Vote... It Only Encourages Them

    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 >>

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    November 4, 2006

    Where's Bruce?

    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 >>

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    October 31, 2006

    For All You Political Junkies ...

    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 >>

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    October 13, 2006
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    October 12, 2006

    Foley Got Shaft From POTUS -- And Not In Good Way

    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 >>

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    July 7, 2006

    Bush Appointee: We're at War With 'Evil' Islam

    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 >>

  • News

    September 15, 2005

    Crist Is King

    Bill Scherer's fall from grace is a clear sign from Jeb that he's chosen a successor

  • Subtropical Life

    May 12, 2005

    Best Power Couple

    Mary and Kevin McCarty

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    July 22, 2004

    Perfecta Meets Prada

    The old Gulfstream becomes a shopping mall

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    June 17, 2004


    Oft-quoted USF Prof Susan MacManus is neutral. Yeah, right.

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    April 29, 2004

    Passing Gas

    Planned pipelines threaten fragile coral formations

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    April 1, 2004

    The Jewish Card

    Give me my job back or I'll call the Anti-Defamation League, you anti-Semite!

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    March 4, 2004

    All the Governor's Men

    A sweetheart hospital district deal could land Jeb Bush in front of a grand jury

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    August 14, 2003

    A Long Yard

    It could happen here. Replace the guv with a movie star.

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    May 1, 2003

    Political Therapy

    Talking war with dissident Jim Mullins is good for a battle-scarred psyche

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    March 27, 2003

    Jeb's Boy

    Frank Brogan, Bush's man in academia, must defuse the FAU scandals. But where is he?

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    February 27, 2003
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    December 26, 2002

    Barred For Life

    The process for restoring the civil rights of felons in Florida works perfectly -- if not restoring their rights is the goal

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    October 31, 2002

    Hustling the Hood

    Does it matter to blacks which wealthy, middle-aged white guy is Florida's next governor?

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    October 24, 2002
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    September 26, 2002
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    September 19, 2002
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    September 5, 2002

    Lapsed Ethics

    The governor's new man on the state ethics board done us wrong

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    June 1, 2000
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    April 29, 1999
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    October 8, 1998

    Trinchi Warfare

    Despite ailing health, a dying constituency, and a shaky season for Democrats, politico Trinchi Trinchitella appears undiminished

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