June 14th, 2013
11:16 AM ET
10 months ago

Jeb Bush, arguing for immigration reform, says immigrants 'more fertile'

Washington (CNN) – Making an argument for overhauling the nation's immigration system Friday to a crowd of conservative activists, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush claimed immigrants were "more fertile" and thus a great benefit to American society.

His remark appeared to be an inarticulate reference to immigrants' fertility rates, which data show are higher than native-born Americans.
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Filed under: Immigration • Jeb Bush
Jeb Bush's GOP 'canary in the coal mine'
June 13th, 2013
02:22 PM ET
10 months ago

Jeb Bush's GOP 'canary in the coal mine'

Washington (CNN) – Jeb Bush, Florida's former Republican governor, said Thursday that it is important for his party to not forget about Asian Americans, especially when talking about immigration reform.

In answering a question about the political reasons for passing immigration reform at an event at the Bipartisan Policy Center, Bush said for the GOP, Asian Americans are "the canary in the coal mine."
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Filed under: Immigration • Jeb Bush
Poll: Clinton's favorable ratings drop
May 31st, 2013
06:00 AM ET
11 months ago

Poll: Clinton's favorable ratings drop

(CNN) - In a new survey of potential 2016 presidential candidates, 52% of registered voters say they have a favorable opinion of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, down from 61% who said the same thing in February.

But the Quinnipiac University poll shows Clinton would be the favorite in hypothetical matchups against Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.
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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Jeb Bush • Joe Biden • Polls • Rand Paul
Bush fundraiser: Grandparents host for grandson, Jeb attends
May 1st, 2013
07:00 PM ET
12 months ago

Bush fundraiser: Grandparents host for grandson, Jeb attends

Washington (CNN) - Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara are giving their grandson's political ambitions a big boost by hosting a Wednesday evening fundraiser for George P. Bush, who is running as a Republican for the post of Texas Land Commissioner, CNN has learned.

The event, to be held at the former president's home in Houston, is also featuring former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, George P.'s father, according to a source with knowledge of it. About 50 people are expected to attend with each paying $10,000.
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Filed under: George H.W. Bush • George P. Bush • Jeb Bush
April 25th, 2013
09:33 AM ET
12 months ago

Barbara Bush on Jeb in 2016: ‘We've had enough Bushes’

(CNN) – While former President George W. Bush says he wants his brother Jeb to run for president in 2016, their always-blunt mother said Thursday she feels differently.

“He's by far the best qualified man, but no. I really don't,” she said when asked if her son, the former Florida governor, will make a White House bid.
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Filed under: Barbara Bush • George W. Bush • Jeb Bush • Jenna Bush
April 25th, 2013
08:34 AM ET
12 months ago

Bush weighs in on brother's 2016 potential

(CNN) – If former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush decides to seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, he'll have one major supporter at his side.

Former President George W. Bush, who's stepping back into the spotlight as his presidential library opens this week, says he thinks his younger brother should throw his hat into the ring.
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Filed under: 2016 • George W. Bush • Jeb Bush
Hillary, Jeb in spotlight before Bush library dedication
April 24th, 2013
09:15 PM ET
12 months ago

Hillary, Jeb in spotlight before Bush library dedication

(CNN) - One day before the dedication of the President George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, two people considering runs for the White House in 2016 are giving speeches in the same city.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the National Multi Housing Council. The trade association, which represents apartment owners, developers and lenders, told CNN that Clinton would address around 350 people, speaking for about an hour, with a moderated question and answer conversation.
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Filed under: Hillary Clinton • Jeb Bush • Texas
Clinton to attend high-profile political events
April 1st, 2013
08:21 PM ET
1 year ago

Clinton to attend high-profile political events

(CNN) - After sitting out of the spotlight leaving public office, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to attend several events which will put her alongside presidents, possible White House contenders and other major political players.

Her first major public event since stepping down comes Tuesday, when Clinton attends a Washington awards ceremony that will also be attended by Vice President Joe Biden.
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Filed under: Hillary Clinton • Jeb Bush • Joe Biden • President George W. Bush • Texas
2016 poll: Clinton favored in Florida over two favorite sons
March 21st, 2013
09:27 AM ET
1 year ago

2016 poll: Clinton favored in Florida over two favorite sons

(CNN) – Let's say Hillary Clinton is the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee and either Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio is the GOP nominee.

A new poll suggests Clinton would hold double digit leads over both men in hypothetical general election matchups in their home state of Florida, the largest of the battleground states.
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Filed under: Florida • Hillary Clinton • Jeb Bush • Marco Rubio • Polls
Bozell chastises Ryan, other prominent Republicans
March 16th, 2013
06:23 PM ET
1 year ago

Bozell chastises Ryan, other prominent Republicans

(CNN) - House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's latest Republican proposal to balance the federal budget and reform Medicare predictably drew sharp reviews from Democrats.

But at the Conservative Political Action Conference - which Ryan described Friday as a place where he could "catch up with friends" - he was slammed on Saturday by conservative activist Brent Bozell.
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Filed under: Bob McDonnell • CPAC • Haley Barbour • Jeb Bush • John Boehner • Karl Rove • Paul Ryan
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