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A 2016 theme emerges: Money, money, money, money, money

May 20, 2015
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Despite the blur of activity by innumerable candidates, the 2016 presidential campaign so far is a mostly shapeless enterprise, save for one dominant factor: the prominence of money in the narrative. More than anything, money has been the defining characteristic of the race, highlighted by the political and private activities of the brand names of Clinton and Bush.
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Jeb Bush: No constitutional right to same-sex marriage

May 18, 2015
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush reiterated in a new interview that he doesn't believe that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right.
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Why Presidential Candidates Must Answer Hypothetical Questions

May 18, 2015
Michael Scherer | Time
One big word hides more than it reveals in presidential politics.

Senate Compromises on Trade Bill, Amtrak Crash Renews Infrastructure Debate, Jeb Bush's Iraq Stumble and Obama Meets with Arab Allies

May 15, 2015
Liberal Democrats and President Obama disagree about trade, funding U.S. transportation infrastructure and Jeb Bush distances himself from George W. Bush.
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Jeb Bush tries to settle Iraq issue, but comparisons to brother will persist

May 15, 2015
Ed O'Keefe, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
Jeb Bush on Thursday sought to untie himself from a week of rhetorical contortions over a deeply unpopular war his brother began, saying at a campaign-style stop here that he would not have authorized the 2003 invasion of Iraq had he known about the intelligence failures at the time.
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On Iraq question, Jeb Bush stumbles and the GOP hopefuls pounce

May 14, 2015
Ed O'Keefe, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Jeb Bush came face-to-face here Wednesday with the perils of carrying a politically divisive family name, skirmishing with voters over the Iraq war and continuing to struggle with how to differentiate himself from his brother.
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GOP contenders talk tough, offer few specifics on national security

May 13, 2015
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
As recently as two years ago, it appeared that the 2016 presidential contest was likely to become a monumental debate within the Republican Party over national security and foreign policy.
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Fighting the Last War

May 12, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
Jeb Bush isn’t giving clear answers about America’s lessons in Iraq. That’s something no serious candidate can avoid.
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Inside Jeb Bush’s long game: A bet on peaking late

May 7, 2015
Matea Gold, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
At a luxury Miami hotel last month, one of Jeb Bush’s chief strategists stood before hundreds of top GOP fundraisers to deliver an unsubtle message: The former Florida governor will not be one of the "presidents of August."
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