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Two Republican Candidates from Florida, Compensating Families of Killed Hostages, U.S. Contractors Fueling Arab Wars & Mammogram Funding

April 24, 2015
Jeb Bush & Marco Rubio will face off in 2016; Compensation for families of killed al Qaeda hostages; U.S. defense contractors fuel Arab wars; Congress debates mammograms.
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The world according to Jeb Bush

April 16, 2015
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
If Jeb Bush is elected president, the United States won’t be on speaking terms with Cuba and will partner more closely with Israel. He’ll tighten sanctions on Iran and urge NATO to deploy more troops in Eastern Europe to counter Vladimir Putin. And he’ll order the U.S. military to root out "barbarians" and "evil doers" around the globe.
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In South Florida, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are forcing locals to pick sides

April 10, 2015
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Marco Rubio was raised in West Miami and still lives just a few blocks south of “Calle Ocho,” the famed boulevard where Cuban Americans often gather to protest the Castro brothers. The Florida senator’s parents immigrated here from Cuba in the 1950s — a familiar history for many locals. His presidential bid will be announced Monday at the iconic Freedom Tower, which long served as an immigrant reception center.

Agreement in Iran Nuclear Talks, NJ Senator Charged with Corruption, Religious Freedom vs. Gay Rights & Secret Money in 2016

April 3, 2015
Tentative framework for Iran nuclear program, corruption in the Senate, religious freedom laws spark outrage & Jeb Bush's non-profit supporters
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Poll: Bush now tops GOP field; Clinton runs ahead of all Republicans

April 3, 2015
Dan Balz, Scott Clement | The Washington Post
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush now leads the field of prospective Republican candidates for the party’s 2016 presidential nomination, but former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton enjoys a decided advantage over Bush and other potential GOP rivals in hypothetical general election matchups, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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Poll: Bush now tops GOP field; Clinton runs ahead of all Republicans

April 2, 2015
Dan Balz, Scott Clement | The Washington Post
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush now leads the field of Republican candidates for the party’s 2016 presidential nomination, but former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton enjoys a decided advantage over Bush and other potential GOP rivals in hypothetical general election matchups, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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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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