Jeb Bush

Ted Cruz is the most underrated candidate in the 2016 field

Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake, The Washington Post

A prominent Republican consultant — who isn't working for any of the 2016 presidential candidates and who has been right more times than Cillizza and Blake can count — said something that shocked them when they had lunch recently. He said that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz had roughly the same odds of becoming the Republican presidential nominee as former Florida governor Jeb Bush.

What If Democrats Are Telling The Truth About A Republican Presidential Candidate?

"We don't need to try to show that Jeb is like Romney. He pretty much is Romney," said Eddie Vale, vice president of American Bridge 21st Century, a liberal group set up to conduct opposition research on Republicans. "When it comes to any ideas or policies, he's the same as Romney." And Vale has a point.

Czahor deletes 'inappropriate' tweets after getting hired by Jeb Bush

Celeste Katz, New York Daily News

So much for Bush family values. Ethan Czahor, founder of Hipster.com, previously tweeted about 'sluts' and 'men who undress you with their eyes' at the gym. The tweets were deleted shortly after Buzzfeed published screenshots of the posts and at the request of Jeb Bush who described them as 'inappropriate.'

Reagan, Jeb Bush and History

Craig Shirley, Real Clear Politics

In non-incumbent years since 1952, the GOP has always nominated its frontrunner. Now, Jeb Bush is the frontrunner and on the face of things history also appears to favor him as the next president. Except he is suffering from the schism in the GOP created by his brother’s policies. 

GOP can’t have ‘another name from the past’

David Sherfinski, The Washington Times

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told Iowans Monday night that if the GOP is going to take on a “name from the past” in 2016 in former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, they can’t offer up the same — reiterating what could become a standard line of attack for some 2016 Republican hopefuls.

FLASH: Mitt Romney is out for 2016

Jonathan Easley, The Hill

In a call with supporters today (Friday), the former Massachusetts governor said it’s time “give other leaders in the Party the opportunity to become our next nominee.”

Romney to Announce 2016 Run for President

Susan Heavey, Reuters

Reuters and Bloomberg report Mitt Romney today will tell supporters he plans to seek the U.S. presidency for a third time in 2016.

Romney’s Iowa Strategist Jumps to Bush

Jonathan Martin, New York Times

David Kochel, a Republican strategist based in Iowa who worked on both of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaigns, is joining Jeb Bush’s political action committee as a senior strategist and is in line to serve as Mr. Bush’s national campaign manager.

The Selling of Jeb Bush as a Conservative Begins

CNN, Collinson & Reston

Jeb Bush is claiming to be a conservative, and the establishment media like CNN are lining up to support him, even though the issues that he's most vocal about -- the Common Core education standards and immigration reform -- are the positions that most infuriate conservatives.

Why Donald Trump Is Right

Jeffery Lord, Conservative Review

Many in the room applauded and cheered at the idea that Romney and Bush should not run. letting the moderate Republican Establishment yet again pick a nominee is a sure sign of yet another loss to come.

Ted Cruz: Make Candidates Prove They're Conservative

"In a Republican primary, every candidate’s going to come in front of you and say, 'I’m the most conservative guy that ever lived,'" Cruz told the Iowa Freedom Summit. "Talk is cheap," Cruz said. "The word tells us you will know them by their fruit." And Cruz is right.

What the Grassroots Really Thinks About the Candidates

Sally Zelikovsky, American Thinker

An informal poll shows some surprising results, especially when it comes to Jeb vs. Mitt.

The Jeb Bush Lobbyist Gambit

Jeffery Lord, Conservative Review

Never in the history of GOP presidential politics has 1 man done so much to raise money from so few to alienate so many. Reagan preached & practiced moving the center right, not the opposite, the latter being the objective of Bush & GOP consultants. It's a formula for losing elections.

Jeb Bush’s Attempt to Limit Debate

In a widely circulated letter David L. Gosselin, former New Hampshire Republican state chairman, argues for a GOP nomination process that is open to the grassroots and less influenced by the donor class.

Is This The Best The GOP Can Do? Mitt, Jeb and Huck?

A Republican presidential candidate with real limited government constitutional conservative principles and a record that appeals to “the country class” needs to emerge, and emerge fast, before Romney, Bush and Huckabee define the race in terms that will drive grassroots limited government constitutional conservatives away from the GOP, perhaps forever.

Rush: Repubs. On A Suicide Mission

Joe Kovacs, WND

Rush Limbaugh is scorching the GOP leadership for being on a “suicide mission,” and says the GOP will never win the WH by nominating moderate or liberal candidates such as Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney or Chris Christie for president over conservative candidates.

To Beat Amnesty, Beat Jeb. Early.

Mickey Kaus, Daily Caller

The push for a big immigration deal will continue in Congress as long as Bush’s election remains a live possibility. Which makes defeating Jeb in the GOP primaries, & defeating him early, a priority for all opponents of “amnesty first” immigration reform. 

Jeb In 94: I'd Do ‘Probably Nothing’ For Blacks

Scott Greer, Daily Caller

Former FL Gov. Jeb Bush appears poised for a prez run and is currently leading the polls among potential GOP candidates for '16, but the comments he made in 1994 during his first run for Florida’s highest office may come back to haunt him.

US Chamber Exec, Pro-Amnesty Lawyer to Aid Jeb

Tony Lee, Breitbart

A top US Chamber of Commerce official, Rob Engstrom, and veteran Repub. campaign finance lawyer Charlie Spies who co-founded a pro-amnesty super PAC are advising former FL governor Jeb Bush ahead of a likely 2016 presidential run.

Will Romney Challenge Jeb Bush in 2016?

Melanie Batley, Newsmax

Nat'l Review said that the buzz surrounding a possible Romney bid escalated this week after a report in The Wash. Post indicated that Romney was dining in CA with a handful of former campaign advisers. But 2 sources close to Romney said that the dinner was not a 2016 strategy session.