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Former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush dead at 92 – family

Apr 18, 2018 - 8:48 AM

Barbara Bush has long been considered the rock at the center of one of America's most prominent political families

BARBARA BUSH. In this file photo taken on July 15, 2013 former US first lady Barbara Bush attends a White House ceremony to recognize the Points of Light volunteer program in Washington, DC. Former US first lady Barbara Bush died on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the age of 92. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Jeb Bush tells Trump to 'Stop saying things that aren't true'

Mar 29, 2017 - 11:54 PM

He hasn t shifted to being president in a way that people are used to and I think that s the problem Bush tells the television show Facing South Florida on CBS Miami

JEB BUSH. Jeb Bush takes the stage with supporter Lindsey Graham before announcing the suspension of his presidential campaign at an election night party at the Hilton Columbia Center in Columbia, SC on February 20, 2016. File photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images/AFP

US presidential campaign front and center at Emmys

Sep 19, 2016 - 12:45 PM

There were plenty of jabs at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump who was even compared to Adolf Hitler

Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage during the 68th Emmy Awards show on September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Valerie Macon/AFP

WATCH: Jeb Bush appears as limo driver in Emmys opening gag

Sep 19, 2016 - 10:46 AM

I m in between jobs right now says Jeb an ex presidential hopeful to Kimmy Kimmel during the opening of the Emmy Awards

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Cruz scores Bush endorsement, Clinton blasts Republicans

Mar 24, 2016 - 8:36 AM

Jeb Bush whose own White House hopes were crushed under the Trump wave dips back into the race to give Ted Cruz a boost and take a shot at the frontrunner

ENDORSEMENT. Jeb Bush endorses Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz. File photos by Jim Lo Scalzo and CJ Gunther/EPA

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Feb 22, 2016 - 1:45 PM

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Jeb Bush ends White House bid

Feb 21, 2016 - 10:02 AM

3rd UPDATE Bush: I m proud of the campaign that we have run to unify our country

In this file photo, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks at a CNN Town Hall in Columbia, South Carolina, USA, February 18, 2016. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Wins for Trump and Clinton in White House race

Feb 21, 2016 - 8:03 AM

3rd UPDATE The wins for the brash billionaire and the former secretary of state give the candidates a major boost heading into the next major phase of the White House race – Super Tuesday on March 1

COMEBACK. Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters during a caucus day event at Caesers Palace on February 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Trump attacked from all sides in bitter primary race

Feb 17, 2016 - 3:18 PM

With just 4 days until the state s crucial primary Trump becomes yet again the focus of attacks by challengers to his frontrunner status

Republican presidential candidate, US billionaire Donald Trump answers a question during a press conference at the Hanahan City Hall in Hanahan, South Carolina, USA, February 15, 2016. Richard Ellis/EPA

Clinton seeks rebound against Sanders at debate and beyond

Feb 12, 2016 - 10:13 AM

Peeling African Americans away from Hillary Clinton will be crucial for Bernie Sanders especially in South Carolina where according to exit poll data some 55 of Democratic voters in 2008 were black

DEAD HEAT. In this file photo, US Democratic Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders (L) and Hillary Clinton (R) talk to each other on stage prior to the start of the Democratic presidential candidates debate at Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 13, 2015. File photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

Republican White House field narrows as campaign moves south

Feb 11, 2016 - 9:38 AM

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Hewlett Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina both called time on their presidential bids

LIGHTS OUT. A file photo dated January 28, 2016 shows businesswoman Carly Fiorina during a commercial break in the undercard Republican Presidential debate, sponsored by Fox News and Google, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

#USvote: Takeaways from New Hampshire

Feb 11, 2016 - 9:26 AM

What does it all mean?

epaselect epa05152048 A worker stands on a ladder in front of the US national flag before a primary night party for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, at Southern New Hampshire University in Hooksett, New Hampshire, USA, 09 February 2016. Billionaire businessman Donald Trump was projected to win on 09 February's New Hampshire Republican primary, while Senator Bernie Sanders won the Democratic vote in the closely watched first US presidential primary election. Trump led with 34 percent of the vote with 12 percent of ballots counted, but all US television networks had declared him the winner, while Sanders took 57 percent of the vote to Hillary Rodham Clinton's 40 percent, with 15 percent of votes counted. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

New Hampshire votes in high-profile US primary

Feb 09, 2016 - 11:36 PM

UPDATED New Hampshire s primaries volatile as they are this year are known for their surprises leaving several candidates hopeful that they can outperform the narrative established by months of polling

NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARIES. A voter exits a voting booth after casting a ballot in today's presidential primary in Hancock, New Hampshire, USA, 09 February 2016. Photo by Justin Lane/EPA

New Hampshire: Small state, big deal in US election

Feb 09, 2016 - 7:08 PM

Despite its small size New Hampshire s spot on the electoral calendar gives it special importance in the long state by state battle to select the Republican and Democratic candidates

What to watch for in New Hampshire primary

Feb 09, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Voters in New Hampshire set to hold the United States first presidential primaries – here s what s worth watching closely

'FIRST IN THE NATION' In this file photo, a sign proclaims the 'first-in-the-nation presidential primaries' as snow and subzero temperatures blanket the region in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, January 26, 2004. Douglas McFadd/EPA

New Hampshire goes to the polls in crucial US vote

Feb 09, 2016 - 8:05 AM

UPDATED New Hampshire heads to the polls in the crucial first US presidential primary

SNOWY PATH. A campaign bus with US Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio on board makes it way during a snowfall in Goffstown, New Hampshire, on February 8, 2016. Jewel Samad/AFP

Rubio wilts, Trump strong in New Hampshire debate

Feb 07, 2016 - 9:27 AM

UPDATED Surging Republican hopeful Marco Rubio wilts under sustained attack in the latest US presidential debate denting his stature going into Tuesday s New Hampshire primary

#GOPDEBATE. People wait in line to enter the Republican presidential debate at St. Anselm College February 6, 2016 in Manchester, Iowa. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

New Hampshire may be now or never for Jeb Bush

Feb 06, 2016 - 11:48 AM

I know I ve been written off You know what gives me confidence? New Hampshire says Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush

DO OR DIE. Jeb Bush speaks to a crowd of people at a Nationwide Speakers Series in Des Moines, Iowa, January 27, 2016. File photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

#USvote: 6 takeaways from the Iowa caucuses

Feb 03, 2016 - 3:03 PM

Iowa where the presidential hopefuls jousted for months holds key lessons for those seeking the White House

epa05130033 A farmers barn is seen here in Ivy, Iowa, USA, 27 January 2016. The first votes in the state-by-state primary process to choose the presidential candidate for each party will be cast in the Iowa caucuses on 01 February 2016. EPA/JOHN TAGGART

White House race shifts to New Hampshire

Feb 03, 2016 - 8:19 AM

Before the Iowa tallies were even released the contenders from both camps were jetting out to New Hampshire which holds its nomination votes a week from now

NEW BATTLEGROUND. A supporter wears a t-shirt with the campaign logo of Democratic Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton during a town hall meeting in Keene, New Hampshire, USA January 3, 2016. CJ Gunther/EPA

Ted Cruz: Tea Party firebrand strikes first blow in Iowa

Feb 02, 2016 - 3:17 PM

Cruz who has fought hard to maintain a prominent place for faith in American life is battling not just for the Republican nomination – he sees himself in a battle for the very soul of the country

IOWA WINNER. US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz addresses supporters after winning Iowa's much coveted caucus, the first-in-the-nation electoral event of the 2016 presidential election, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, USA, February 1, 2016. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

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Feb 02, 2016 - 12:14 PM

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Ted Cruz calls Iowa win 'victory for grassroots'

Feb 02, 2016 - 11:43 AM

UPDATED Cruz: Tonight is a victory for the grassroots

IOWA WINNER. United States Senator and Republican Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz during a campaign stop at the Freedom Village Store in Freedom, New Hampshire, USA, January 19, 2016. CJ Gunther/EPA

Cruz upsets Trump in Iowa, US race turns to New Hampshire

Feb 02, 2016 - 11:26 AM

3rd UPDATE Republican Senator Ted Cruz bumps billionaire Donald Trump from the top spot and Democrat Hillary Clinton faces a fierce challenge as Iowans vote in the first nominating contest of the 2016 White House race

Students arrive at a Democratic caucus location on the campus of Drake University on February 1, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. Ivan Couronne/AFP

Iowa votes – and the White House race begins

Feb 02, 2016 - 6:25 AM

UPDATED Republican frontrunner Donald Trump looks to capitalize on his stunning campaign success while Hillary Clinton defends her status as the Democratic favorite

GOP CAUCUS. Caucus workers check in voters prior to the Republican Party Caucus at Keokuk High School on February 1, 2016 in Keokuk, Iowa. Michael B. Thomas/AFP

White House hopefuls in frantic sprint to Iowa vote

Jan 31, 2016 - 11:30 PM

UPDATED The 3 Democrats and 12 Republicans aiming to be their party s 2016 torchbearer are leaving it all on the field in Iowa the first nominating contest of the 2016 US election season

FIRST IN THE NATION. Residents go about their business in the small town of Northwood, Iowa, USA, January 27, 2016. Eugene Garcia/EPA

Boycotting debate, Trump barrels towards Iowa vote

Jan 28, 2016 - 7:29 AM

All eyes are on the heartland state where the 12 Republican candidates and 3 Democratic hopefuls are vying for bragging rights and the lead in the primary race

Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump during a rally in Nashua, New Hampshire, USA, December 28, 2015. CJ Gunther/EPA/File

Republicans debate how to defeat jihadists, rivals hit Trump

Dec 16, 2015 - 2:37 PM

The debate is the first since the Paris and San Bernardino attacks – violence that has brought national security concerns to the fore

DEBATE. A shot of the US Republican Presidential candidate debate at The Venetian Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 15 December 2015. Photo by Ruth Fremson/EPA

Trump, Carson 'fantasy' policies derided in Republican debate

Oct 29, 2015 - 8:49 AM

UPDATED The 10 White House candidates on stage were quick with the personal barbs sign of the rising tension between the country s established politicians and political neophytes

BEFORE THE FACE-OFF. Presidential candidates Jeb Bush (L-R), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz (R-TX), New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) take the stage at the CNBC Republican Presidential Debate at University of Colorados Coors Events Center October 28, 2015 in Boulder, Colorado. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Stephen Colbert makes big 'Late Show' debut splash

Sep 09, 2015 - 10:28 PM

Stephen Colbert makes his Late Show debut with guests George Clooney and Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush: Asians abusing US birthright citizenship

Aug 25, 2015 - 8:38 AM

Bush has clashed with rivals – including the Republican presidential frontrunner billionaire Donald Trump and top Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton – over use of the term anchor babies

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush at the Voters First Forum, held at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA, August 3, 2015. CJ Gunther/EPA

Hillary Clinton hits back at Jeb Bush on Iraq

Aug 16, 2015 - 10:03 AM

I find it somewhat curious that Jeb Bush is doubling down on defending his brother s actions in Iraq Hillary Clinton says on the campaign trail in Iowa

Former US Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic US presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, speaks during a town hall meeting in Nashua, New Hampshire, USA, 10 August 2015. EPA/CJ GUNTHER

Trump out front in new polls, but warning signs emerge

Aug 11, 2015 - 10:34 PM

UPDATED Trump doubles down on his assertion that he will not rule out a third party candidacy – a nightmare scenario for the Republicans

PROTEST. A demonstrator's sign is seen prior to a gathering near Donald Trump's luxury hotel project in DC to protest his recent remarks about Mexican immigrants in Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC, USA, 09 July 2015. Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo / EPA

Jeb Bush: 'I will run to win'

Jun 16, 2015 - 8:01 AM

UPDATED Jeb Bush jumps headlong into the US presidential race insisting America deserves better after 8 years of Barack Obama

IN IT TO WIN IT. Former Republican Governor of Florida Jeb Bush (C) celebrates after announcing his candidacy for the 2016 Presidential elections, at Miami Dade College on June 15, 2015, in Miami, Florida. Andrew Patron/AFP

Marco Rubio dives into US presidential race

Apr 14, 2015 - 8:25 AM

UPDATED Rubio: I believe our very identity as an exceptional nation is at stake and I can make a difference as president

HE'S IN. A file picture dated 18 April 2013 shows Republican Senator from Florida Marco Rubio laugh during a press conference in Washington, DC, USA. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Hillary Clinton to launch White House bid Sunday

Apr 11, 2015 - 8:36 AM

Clinton is expected to announce her candidacy via social media and a video message several media reports say followed by a low key campaign swing through key state Iowa

DEEPER ENGAGEMENT. Analysts say if Hillary Clinton succeeds Obama, she will push for deeper engagement with the Asia-Pacific. File photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images North America/AFP

Jeb Bush used personal email to discuss security issues – report

Mar 15, 2015 - 12:22 PM

Likely 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush used his personal email while governor of Florida to discuss troop deployments nuclear plant protection and other such matters the Washington Post reveals

A file picture dated 30 August 2012 shows Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, USA. Shawn Thew/EPA

Another George Bush wins an election in Texas

Nov 05, 2014 - 11:45 AM

The 38 year old George P Bush cruises to victory for the post of land commissioner which administers public lands and oversees lucrative mineral rights for oil and gas in Texas

George Prescott Bush, grandson of President George H.W. Bush, participates in a ceremony at the World War II Memorial, September 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

Imperial presidencies and the art of institutional combat

Jul 19, 2014 - 10:30 AM

The battle between Aquino and the Supreme Court and Obama and the House of Representatives are not maneuvers and counter maneuvers by people thirsty for power They are more the inevitable result of institutional combat

Meet Hillary and the Class of 2016

Nov 08, 2012 - 11:19 PM

Hillary Clinton Julian Castro Jeb Bush and Condoleezza Rice top Time magazine s list of American politicians to watch out for

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