Your mother is the person who is supposed to believe in you no matter what -- the woman who says you can be anything you want to be. Of course, Barbara Bush has never been a woman who's afraid to tell it like she sees it, and on Today this morning, she said she doesn't think Jeb Bush should run for ... More >>
Despite winning the majority of white voters, the Republican Party had their asses handed to them by minority voters last Tuesday. The beat-down has left the GOP in a race to figure out how, at the very least, to get more of the Hispanic vote.Bill O'Reilly has a novel idea. No, it has nothing to do ... More >>
So, just in case Mitt Romney fails to deliver, Public Policy Polling decided to jump way ahead of things and conducted a poll asking Republican voters who they'd like to see as their candidate in 2016. Surprisingly, two politicians from Florida took the top two spots: Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush. Rubio ... More >>
Last night, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush addressed the Republican National Convention on the topic of eduction. Well, education and milk. He talked a lot about milk, and how many different types of milk there are. Even during a night in which an old man talked to an empty chair on national telev ... More >>
Conservatives tittered like giddy Limbaughs last week when Jeb Bush cracked open the door toward being a vice presidential candidate by telling Newsmax that he'd "consider" Romney's overtures if they came. Rubio may be the rising star, but some in the GOP still dream lustily about a return to the Bu ... More >>
Jeb Bush has spent the better part of the past four years not running for president and telling everyone about it, but what about a run for vice president? A new national poll shows that if leading candidate Mitt Romney picked Jebbers as his VP, it could make for a particularly strong ticket. An eve ... More >>
In what is perhaps a sign that some in the GOP establishment are growing wary off the drawn-out Republican presidential primary and are ready to rally around a frontrunner, former Florida governor Jeb Bush broke his neutral stance this morning and officially endorsed Mitt Romney.
We're not sure that you can get more embarrassing than the current state of the GOP primary, and we're not the only ones who seem to think so. Even a still-anonymous top Republican senator seems to hope that a new candidate jumps in and take the nomination in a contested convention. His preferred ... More >>
There were a bit of murmurs earlier this month that certain powers that be within the Republican party were so disenchanted with the current crop of presidential candidates they were throwing around the idea of convincing a big name candidate to enter the race at the last minute. The biggest of t ... More >>
The Confederacy of Dunces that emerged to vie for the GOP presidential primary certainly must have some could-have-been candidates rethinking their decision. After the swift, and often surreal, rises and eventual falls of Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry, and Herman Cain, the race is pretty much down ... More >>
Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman's campaign has promised that the struggling presidential candidate will make a major announcement tomorrow at, of all place, Scotty's Landing in Coconut Grove. Our first instinct was that he'd be announcing his exit from the race, but that seems unlikely. Word is ... More >>
Could former Florida Governor Jeb Bush be following in the dainty footsteps of other conservative figures like Tom Delay, Tucker Carlson, and Bristol Palin, and strapping on a dance belt for a run on Dancing With the Stars? Probably not, but the former Governor says he'd never rule it out.
During President Obama's quick trip to Miami on Friday he stopped by Miami Central High School to deliver remarks on education reform and notably shared the stage with Florida's former Republican Gov. Jeb Bush. Afterward, he held a 14-member round table on education, though only one teacher was i ... More >>
Politics and publicity opportunities make strange bedfellows. President Barack Obama and former Gov. Jeb Bush will appear together this Friday at Miami Central High School. Obama will be in town for a Democratic fundraiser but will swing by the school with Bush to address ways to turn around low- ... More >>
Former Arkansas Governor turned Fox News host (and now Florida resident) Mike Huckabee says he won't run for President in 2012. Well, he won't if former Florida Governor Jeb Bush decides to run. Huckebee came out of national obscurity to place second in the 2008 Republican Primary, and is widely exp ... More >>
For once Jeb Bush is saying something liberals want to hear. He thinks that Barack Obama could easily be reelected in 2012, and says that the 2010 midterm election wasn't so much a vote of confidence in the Republican party as it was an expression of people basically being pissed off. In an expan ... More >>
Jeb Bush's current full time job is denying that he's running for president, but why won't he? A certain camp of conservatives would love to see him run, and even some Democrats concede he could have a good chance. Well David Letterman, the sole remaining funny person on at 11:30 on a network, ha ... More >>
Did you read Sunday's profile of Jeb Bush in the New York Times? Our former governor pulled no punches in bashing the current president. "It's kind of like a kid coming to school saying, 'The dog ate my homework,' " Bush said of the administration's tendency to blame his brother, former ... More >>
Do you think Jebby always secretly hated Charlie? These smiles look awfully forced. Now that Jeb Bush doesn't have to share a party with Charlie Crist, he's letting his true thoughts on the made who proceeded him in the governor's chair known. Talking to the Weekly Standard, Bush doesn't spare mu ... More >>
Rubio holding the sword Bush presented him with in 2006For months now Jeb Bush has had to keep his political love for Marco Rubio silent in deference to Charlie Crist. But now that Crist is running as an independent (a move that, at least in the short run, seems to be paying off), Bush is free to ... More >>
Jeb Bush left office four years ago, but Associated Press writer Martin Merzer thinks he may still be in charge of the state -- or at the very least still the most influential voice in the governing Republican party."He's become a legislative Wizard of Oz -- thunder and lightning and pulling the ... More >>
via Dem UndergroundEven though the entire state knows Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are in total political love, Bush continues to remain neutral in the Republican primary for Senate.The Tampa Tribune asked Jebbers if he plans to make an endorsement soon. "I don't know... I don't know if I'm go ... More >>
Jeb Bush has emerged as one of the more sane and reasoned voices on the right, usually by keeping his foot a good distance from his mouth. His modus operandi since leaving office has been to keep a relatively low profile and remain a strong voice for conservatism while not making a buffoonery of ... More >>
Charlie Crist has the powerAs long as I live, I don't think Florida will see a more chaotic election cycle than 2010. Now, Mel Martinez has thrown in another twist by resigning early, leaving the decision to pick his appointment to Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running to replace Martinez himself. L ... More >>
Former Senate President Jim King died this weekend after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He had been a lawmaker for more than 23 years. Perhaps King's highest-profile moment came when the Republican senator successfully opposed Gov. Jeb Bush in the Terri Schiavo case. [FTU]It's been ... More >>
You know what is just the worst? When you're at a gas station and want to buy a Diet Coke and a Cheerios Milk & Cereal Bar, but the guy in front of you decides to get $50 in scratch-off tickets. Which inevitably takes forever. Seriously, it is the worst. "No! I said I wanted ten Pink Panthers ... More >>
The Republican Party is doing such a good job painting itself as a party slowly collapsing in on itself that Democrats really don't have to do anything but highlight that fact once in a while. The Republicans are clearly not here to make friends like so many reality show contestants before them, ... More >>
The liberal, elitist media would like you to think that Barack Obama is the first ever dog-owning politician in history. Charles Beauregard "Bo" Hussein Kennedy-Obama (yes, we've made that joke today but we will continue to call him that until the Obama administration produces his birth certificate. ... More >>
Former Gov. Jeb Bush sat down with the Wall Street Journal for a lil chitchat, and after getting it out of the way that he would never, ever want to be honored on President's Day, he starts getting hyper-excited about the Swedish education system. "The idea that somehow Sweden would be the land of i ... More >>
Last week, Jeb Bush's possible Senate conquest seemed like all but a sure thing, but today The St. Pete Times has declared its status as "iffy." Bush is expected to make an official statement soon, possibly by week's end. Jeb Bush seemed more intent on saving the GOP than serving Florida, and Th ... More >>
During the last part of 2008, it seemed like Jeb Bush had already won the 2010 Senate race, but this afternoon he announced he won't be running. "While the opportunity to serve my state and country during these turbulent and dynamic times is compelling, now is not the right time to return to electe ... More >>
The holiday break brought us so many cheerful tidings: The Dolphins are heading the playoffs, gas prices are at a four year low, we get an iPhone, and the new Animal Collective leaked. So of course there has to be some sort of proverbial coal in the stocking: Jeb Bush seems poised to run for Senate ... More >>
Barack Obama continued his pattern of naming just about everyone from the Clinton administration to his cabinet, while simultaneously leaving Latinos out in the cold by picking Shaun Donovan as his secretary of housing and urban development. But hey, that was our Mayor Manny Diaz's fantasy position! ... More >>
Jeb Bush used to have a cushy post-Gov gig as a private equity adviser at Lehman Brothers. Well, apparently his private equity advice didn't do much in keeping the firm from collapse, and Ol' Jebby's only had his duty as president of Jeb Bush & Associates to keep him busy ever sense. Unlike the ... More >>
South Florida Impeachment Coaliton stages a sit-in at U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek's office.
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Why Mitch Maidique and Armando Codina hate Amendment 11
Immigration attorney Cheryl Little spent years banging her head against INS bureaucracy, until a Haitian boat cracked it open
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