All Articles on Jeb Bush

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Shadow Puppets: Outside Groups Pulling the Strings in 2016 Election
Ostensibly independent groups reported to have close ties to a candidate account for 96 percent of total outside fundraising
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A GOP Debate Worth Watching
This Thursday, Republicans will stage their first presidential debate, with Fox News picking the top 10 of the 17 announced candidates on the basis of their standing in the polls. By today’s count, Donald Trump, the current poll leader, will stand center stage, flanked by Jeb Bush and Scott Walker...
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Facing 'Retirement Crisis,' Sanders Leads Charge for Social Security Expansion
Concerted campaign includes letter signed by 70 lawmakers and petition signatures from more than 2.5 million Americans
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Super PACs Bring US Into 'Wild West Era' of Campaign Spending
"We can't have a functioning democracy where leading presidential candidates operate in this fashion."
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Jeb Bush’s ‘Transparency’ Ploy
In an opening volley of a possible clash between two well-to-do political dynasties, Jeb Bush challenged Hillary Clinton by releasing more than three decades of tax returns
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All In with Jeb: The Bush Family Goes for Number Three (With the Help of Its Bankers)
[ This piece has been adapted and updated by Nomi Prins from her book All the Presidents' Bankers: The Hidden Alliances That Drive American Power , recently out in paperback (Nation Books). ] It’s happening. As expected, dynastic politics is prevailing in campaign 2016. After a tease about as long...
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If Elected, Jeb Bush Will Privatize Public Education
Matthew Pulver, writing at Salon.com , describes Jeb Bush’s dangerous belief in privatization and free markets in education. It is not so much a belief as an ideology, one that is impervious to evidence. The many studies showing thAt privately managed charters do not get higher test scores than...
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Jeb!: Another Disaster from the Bush Family Makes His Move for the White House
Like his brother and father before him, the Middle East policy of President John Ellis "Jeb" Bush would be predictably terrible
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Sanders to Bush on Social Security Cuts: 'What World Do You Live In?'
Bush's call to raise retirement age 'just a continuation of the war that is being waged by the Republicans against working-class Americans in order to reward billionaires on Wall Street,' says Sanders
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The GOP’s Anti-Elderly, Pro-Billionaire Agenda
Few political advisers would suggest running on a platform of open hostility toward the elderly. Most families include an older person, after all, and everyone who lives long enough will become older themselves someday. Seniors vote in greater numbers, too. That may be why the GOP isn’t openly...
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