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For G.O.P., Support for Israel Becomes New Litmus Test

March 30, 2015
Peter Baker | The New York Times
When former Secretary of State James A. Baker III accused Israel’s leader this week of undermining the chances of peace in the region, he said nothing more than the kinds of things he had said at times when he was in office a quarter-century ago.
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Candidate Fatigue Syndrome

March 23, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
On Thursday, Jeb Bush used the video broadcast app Meerkat to live stream his visit to Atlanta to his Twitter followers. Every candidate wants to find a way around the press to speak to voters, and this was immediately heralded as a new way to do just that. It’s not just the mainstream media that Bush is avoiding—it’s also the conservative fire his campaign will draw. The former Florida governor needs a way to mainline information to his supporters to keep them from getting jittery.
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As governor, Jeb Bush used e-mail to discuss security, troop deployments

March 16, 2015
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Jeb Bush used his private e-mail account as Florida governor to discuss security and military issues such as troop deployments to the Middle East and the protection of nuclear plants, according to a review of publicly released records.
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Presidential Hopefuls in New Hampshire, Sen. Menendez Corruption Investigation & President Obama on Jimmy Kimmel Live

March 13, 2015
Scott Walker & Jeb Bush head to New Hampshire, Sen. Bob Menendez faces an investigation for corruption, and President Obama jokes with Jimmy Kimmel
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Bush in talks with Amazon about e-book about his e-mails

March 9, 2015
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Jeb Bush is in discussions with e-commerce giant for the company to serve as the primary outlet for his forthcoming book on his time as Florida governor, according to aides familiar with the talks.

Countering Violent Extremism as ISIS Threat Expands; Federal Judge Blocks Obama's Immigration Action; Jeb Bush Distinguishes Himself from Presidential Relatives

February 20, 2015
ISIS reaches Africa; Obama's executive action on immigration halted; Jeb Bush says he's his "own man"
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Chris Christie losing home-state donors as Jeb Bush makes inroads

February 20, 2015
Matea Gold, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is rapidly losing support among some of his most prominent home-state donors and power brokers, who are either hesitant to back him or shifting allegiance to former Florida governor Jeb Bush.
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The New World Order

February 19, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
If there were questions about whether Jeb Bush is like his brother, he dispelled some of them on Wednesday at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. In November 1999, candidate George Bush scored only 25 percent when a Boston television political reporter gave him a pop quiz on world leaders. Jeb Bush, on the other hand, displayed a command of the world on topics from Cuba to ISIS to the relationship between energy and American security. He surpassed his brother at a far earlier period in this cycle. He also surpassed his 2016 rivals Govs. Chris Christie and Scott Walker, who have had trouble clearing the foreign policy hurdle easily.
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