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Jeb Bush Speech Will Add to 2016 Election Intrigue

November 19, 2014
Beth Reinhard | Wall Street Journal
It is the biggest question looming over the fledgling Republican presidential primary: What will Jeb do?
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Pelosi taps first Latino to run campaign operations

November 18, 2014
Susan Davis | USA Today
Rep. Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., will chair the House Democrats’ 2016 campaign operation, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced Monday.
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U.S. Sending More Troops to Iraq & A New Attorney General Nominee

November 7, 2014
1500 troops heading to Iraq, AG nominee Loretta Lynch, and Supreme Court takes on health care law
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Bent but Not Broken

November 7, 2014
John Dickerson | Slate Magazine
President Obama’s coalition may not have turned out for Democrats on Election Day, but at his press conference Wednesday the president was clear that he still has a coalition behind him. “I am the guy who is elected by everybody,” he said. That was both an explanation of why he was punished by the voters who rejected members of his party and a reminder that he is not without power.
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GOP crafts narrow agenda for new Congress, seeking unity, Democratic votes

November 6, 2014
Robert Costa, Lori Montgomery | The Washington Post
Within hours of solidifying their control of Congress, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John A. Boehner were quietly laying plans for a series of quick votes in January aimed at erasing their obstructionist image ahead of the 2016 elections.
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Potential 2016 Candidates Already Making Moves

October 31, 2014
Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, and other potential candidates are hitting the trail.
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The Bushes, Led by W., Rally to Make Jeb ‘45’

October 27, 2014
Peter Baker | The New York Times
When Jeb Bush decides whether to run for president, there will be no family meeting à la Mitt Romney, no gathering at Walker’s Point in Kennebunkport to go over the pros and cons. “I don’t think it’ll be like a big internal straw poll,” said his son, Jeb Bush Jr.
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What Colorado’s elections this year could say about 2016

October 27, 2014
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Over the next nine days, the focus in Colorado will be on the competitive Senate race between Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and his challenger, Republican Rep. Cory Gardner, and on the gubernatorial contest that pits Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper against former Republican congressman Bob Beauprez.
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