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2016 race turns to New Hampshire; Clinton, Sanders debate "progressive" values; Cruz, Trump, Rubio lead Republican field

February 5, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debate one-on-one. Republican race shakes up after Iowa.
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Chris Christie and Jeb Bush Team Up on a Mutual Target: Marco Rubio

February 4, 2016
Jonathan Martin, Michael Barbaro | The New York Times
Frustrated and flailing as his candidacy threatens to slip away, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is embarking on a scalding effort over the next week to discredit Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, the man he blames for undermining his campaign and whose ascendancy he deeply resents.
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Jeb Bush Attacks Trump Hard in Two-Minute Ad

February 3, 2016
Michael Scherer | TIME
Donald Trump long ago turned Jeb Bush into a “low-energy” punchline. But Bush isn’t done punching back. In a new two-minute ad, which will run this week in New Hampshire, he contrasts the controversial antics of candidate Trump, including a critical clip from Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, with Bush’s own tough-talking campaign stump speech.
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Barbara Bush stars in new video, pens letter for Jeb Bush: ‘I think he’ll be a great president’

January 22, 2016
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
"The Enforcer" has emerged. Former first lady Barbara Bush, known in her family as "the enforcer," stars in a new video message for her son Jeb Bush's presidential campaign, becoming the first member of either of the family's presidential couples to so publicly speak out on his behalf.
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Donald Trump, Jeb Bush and other things I got wrong in 2015

December 31, 2015
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
The biggest political story of 2015 was the rise of Donald Trump -- but if you were reading my column, you almost missed it.
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Still struggling to rebound, Bush cancels ad buys in Iowa and South Carolina, redeploys staff

December 31, 2015
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is canceling reserved advertising time in Iowa and South Carolina, the latest reminder of his struggles to connect with voters -- and a sign of possible fundraising troubles.
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The GOP’s establishment candidates begin aiming at each other

December 30, 2015
Karen Tumulty, Ed O'Keefe, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
With less than five weeks before voters begin weighing in on the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, the establishment contenders — who until now have been relatively restrained — have begun aiming their fire at each other.
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Jeb Bush Succumbs to Selfie Craze and Offers Tips on Selfie Etiquette

December 29, 2015
Ashley Parker | The New York Times
Jeb Bush, the man who once promised to run for president joyfully, on Monday added a new social media twist to his campaign — Jeb Bush 2.0 will even take selfies joyfully.
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Jeb Bush Says He Was More Successful as Governor Than Chris Christie

December 23, 2015
Ashley Parker, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
Jeb Bush took a direct jab at Gov. Chris Christie’s economic stewardship of New Jersey on Tuesday as he campaigned in New Hampshire, a sign of Mr. Bush’s growing anxiety about the rising stature of a rival whose campaign once seemed doomed.
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