Category Jeb Bush

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Why are GOP legislators rushing to move the Florida Presidential Primary?

Two words – Jeb Bush. On Monday, legislators rushed through the House Ethics and Elections Committee a measure that would move Florida’s Presidential Primary back to March 2016 from its current late January date. The Senate passed a similar measure quickly through committee. For years, the Florida Primary was a critical moment in the nomination […]

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Monday Musings: Netanyahu’s speech, Jared Moskowitz and Greyhounds, Kimberly Mitchell gaining more Democratic support, Jeb Bush, CPAC and Scott Walker’s viability

The controversy over Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech this week in front of the US Congress continues to simmer. It is worth noting that despite Republican rhetoric regarding Netanyahu and Israel’s loyalty to the United States, exactly a year ago Israel failed to vote on the UN General Assembly Resolution 68/262. The resolution introduced by Canada, Germany and […]

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Jeb Bush’s phony declaration of independence

“I love my father and my brother. I admire their service to the nation and the difficult decisions they had to make. “But I am my own man.” Jeb Bush made this declaration yesterday in a major speech in Chicago. Bush’s speech was curious. He claimed he is his own man then spent the rest […]

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Poll: Which direction will the GOP go with a nominee for 2016?

With Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush both potentially running, which way will things go?

Florida History

Monday Musings: Tourist numbers, Bush & Rubio rated by Politico, Cuba policy, Democrats statewide plans

Katy Burnett is working hard on putting together a fantastic event this upcoming weekend in Gainesville and will have her musings later in the day so check back then! For now, here are Kartik Krishnaiyer’s weekly musings. 97 million tourists visited Florida in 2014. While this number falls short of Governor Scott’s lofty goal to […]

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Guest Column: Romney’s Exit Suggests a Battle Between Bush and Rubio

By Hannah Williams Florida’s Republican voters might have a tough time selecting their choice for the 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee. With whom many considered the front-runner for reelection as the GOP nomination, Mitt Romney, stepping aside “to give other leaders in the Party the opportunity to become our next nominee,” two potential candidates with close Florida […]

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Monday Musings: Jeb Bush and historical luck, Adam Putnam and springs protection, Marco Rubio’s game, Kathy Castor for Senate?

Any politician must get unusually lucky to become President of the United States. Jeb Bush has been nothing but lucky in his political career. Last week’s announcement by Governor Mitt Romney that he will not seek the Republican nomination for President is seen by most pundits to directly favor Governor Bush. This is the same […]

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