Tales from the Trail

One thing Jeb Bush and Barack Obama have in common

July 2, 2015
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Republican presidential aspirant Jeb Bush and President Barack Obama don’t want peas in their guacamole.

Jeb Bush raises questions about Obama’s Iran negotiations

July 2, 2015

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Jeb Bush is skeptical about U.S.-led negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.

from The Great Debate:

And Christie makes 16: Why are so many people running for president?

By David Greenberg
June 30, 2015

New Jersey Governor Christie addresses third Annual Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala in New York

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the third Annual Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala in New York, May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Meet Jeb!: New logo and video herald Bush’s entry into the race

By Steve Steve Holland
June 14, 2015

CHdhg6eUMAELYPvJeb Bush officially jumps into the crowded field for the Republican presidential nomination on Monday. In so doing, he’ll emphasize the Jeb part of his name over the Bush family legacy.

from The Great Debate:

How the GOP went ‘Psycho,’ and how to fix it

By Craig Shirley
June 5, 2015

Camera crews set up for Universal Studios' "Best Psycho Shower Scene Scream" contest at the Bates Mo..

Bates Motel from Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho." REUTERS/Archives

It is hard to describe just how bad things are for the Republican Party. Each day it looks more and more like the Bates Motel from Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film Psycho.

from The Great Debate:

Is 2016 the year of the Republican ‘clown car’?

By Bill Schneider
June 4, 2015

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Top row, left to right: Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Rick Santorum. Bottow row, left to right: Carly Fiorina, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz. REUTERS/files

from The Great Debate:

Why Jeb Bush’s super PAC plan is potentially illegal

By Fred Wertheimer
April 23, 2015

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks to the media after visiting Integra Biosciences during a campaign stop in Hudson, New Hampshire

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks to the media during a campaign stop in Hudson, New Hampshire, March 13, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Florida Republicans speak out on immigration

By David Adams
January 30, 2012

Following another night of Republican primary candidates battling it out over the topic of immigration, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, speaking at a Hispanic Leadership conference in Miami on Friday, struck a conciliatory tone.

Bush recipe for wooing Hispanic voters

January 26, 2012

Republicans need to think of immigration as an economic issue — not just a border security issue, former Florida governor Jeb Bush wrote in a Washington Post opinion article on Wednesday, laying out a strategy for wooing Hispanic voters.

Bush disappointed by brother’s senate decision

January 9, 2009

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President George W. Bush says he’s disappointed that his younger brother Jeb Bush has ruled out running for a Florida Senate seat in 2010.
The former Florida governor removed himself from consideration this week, saying now is not the right time for him to return to elected office.