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  1. The Simple Reason Jeb Can't Win The NominationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Crooks and Liars

    Today, The Washington Post 's Dan Balz writes about Jeb Bush and the other Establishment candidates seeking the Republican presidential nomination. Balz spots the reason Jeb is highly unlikely to win the nominating contest, though I'm not sure he realizes he's spotted it: Lodged firmly in the establishment wing as the son and brother of former presidents, [Bush] faces resistance on the far right and among those yearning for an outsider.


  2. GOP Presidential Hopefuls Campaigning in Iowa this WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The candidate leading in the polls, businessman Donald Trump, is scheduled to be in Waterloo on Wednesday. He'll be speaking at the Electric Park Ballroom.


  3. Koch brothers, other 2016 mega donors warm to Carly Fiorina Monday, October 5Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    Carly Fiorina has emerged as the Republican candidate of the moment in conservative fundraising circles, drawing the notice of the billionaire Koch brothers and other wealthy donors who could instantly remake her shoestring presidential campaign. Fiorina's show-stealing performance in a Republican presidential debate last month, and her subsequent surge in the polls, has prompted industrialists Charles and David Koch to take a "serious look" at the former Hewlett-Packard chief executive, according to three sources close to the brothers.


  4. Will George W. Bush go to bat for his brother? Jeb Bush in the newsRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Cleveland.com

    Today's Jeb Bush news: "With Jeb Bush struggling to connect with some Republican activists, his campaign has begun exploring whether to bring in the person it thinks may be best equipped to give him a boost with skeptical conservatives: his brother George W. Bush. ... But the question of how to use the candidate's older brother is an agonizing one for the campaign.


  5. Donald Trump and Jeb Bush agree on one thingRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | CBS News

    Republican U.S. presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump reacts to former Florida Governor Jeb Bush during the second official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, United States, September 16, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson - RTS1HO3 They have plenty of differences on the campaign trail, but businessman Donald Trump and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush have finally found something to agree on: That the Washington Redskins should not change their name.


  6. Bernie Sanders running stronger than Hillary Clinton against top Republicans in Iowa, N.H.Read the original story

    50 min ago | Washington Times

    Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont is running better than former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in head-to-head match-ups against top Republican presidential candidates in the early states of Iowa and New Hampshire, according to new polls. In Iowa, Mrs. Clinton trails former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina by 14 points , she trails former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush by 10 points , and she trails businessman Donald Trump by 7 points , according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll .


  7. The Twitter follow lists of the 2016 candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Republic

    Using Twitter to get a message out is now a must-do for presidential candidates, but looking at the accounts they follow can be instructive, too. Their follow list can reflect not only their personality and interests, but sometimes their strategy.


  8. Jeb is cooked: Why megadonors' millions (probably) aren't ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salon

    Team Bush argues they're built to go the distance in the primary, but that won't matter if Jeb has nothing to offer The Jeb Bush "Don't Panic, Everything Is Fine" campaign is up and running. With his poll numbers in decline, Jeb is rolling out endorsements and assuring reporters that he's meeting fundraising targets and will have plenty of money to take the Jeb 2016 machine all the way through the primary season.


  9. What I like about FUN is it's the opposite. We all mess up.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Florida Trend

    A bunch of tech guys and gals got together over beers and apps in Ybor Thursday night to share war stories about how they really messed up. The event was called F- - - Up Nights - or FUN, the latter of which can be printed in a family newspaper.


  10. Exclusive Dueling standards for investment adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Florida Trend

    Florida has one of the nation's largest disparities between home construction and job creation - making it harder for people to find affordable homes, according to a study from the National Association of Realtors. [Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel ] Florida drone pilots have gotten 97 exemptions in the Federal Aviation Administration's first year of granting them, making the state second only to California.


  11. A proposed federal rule governing investment advice is creating controversy in the financial world.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Florida Trend

    Under rules that have been in place since the 1970s, stockbrokers can receive commissions for stocks, mutual funds and other investment products they sell, as long as investments are considered "suitable" for the client's age, risk tolerance and other factors. Meanwhile professionals known as registered investment advisers, who typically charge a fee for their services and do not take a commission on project sales, follow different guidelines.


  12. Donald Trump maintains leads in Iowa, New Hampshire: pollsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump remains in the lead in the early states of Iowa and New Hampshire, according to polls conducted after the second GOP presidential debate. Mr. Trump was at 24 percent in the NBCNews/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll on Iowa, 5 points ahead of retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who was at 19 percent.


  13. Florida gun debate will be hot, but nothing changesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The gunshots at Umpqua College last week will echo in Florida House and Senate committees during the run-up to the 2015 legislative session - just as Columbine, Sandy Hook and so many other horror stories have been cited by both sides in many past gu Florida gun debate will be hot, but nothing changes The gunshots at Umpqua College last week will echo in Florida House and Senate committees during the run-up to the 2015 legislative session - just as Columbine, Sandy Hook and so many other horror stories have been cited by both sides in many past gu Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1LdqUgo The gunshots at Umpqua College last week will echo in Florida House and Senate committees during the run-up to the 2015 legislative session - just as Columbine, Sandy Hook and so many other horror stories have been cited by both sides in many past gun debates.


  14. Florida Libertarians do not endorse Top-Two primary initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Richard Winger speaks on his lifelong work to improve ballot access laws and ways in which we as a people can get active for change and create a movement so that we have more voices and more choices in our elections, debates, and media coverage. A Florida Constitutional amendment initiative is being circulated for signatures called the " All Voters Top-Two Primaries Amendment " being put forward by All Voters Vote, Inc. Last night, October 4, 2015, the Libertarian Party of Florida Executive Committee voted to not support the initiative.


  15. I-4 lane shifts will affect westbound drivers coming into OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    Drivers who are westbound through Orlando Monday morning will find a change in Interstate 4 as they come into the city. Crews finished up the temporary shifting of lanes early Monday morning as a part of a massive makeover of the interstate.


  16. Cooler temperatures hit Central FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    Cooler temperatures greeted Central Floridians for the start of the workweek, but the beautiful weather won't last for too long. "Rain chances will be low in the Orlando area Monday -- 20 percent -- as dry air continues to build in across Central Florida," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.


  17. Super-PAC rules are super-vagueRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Coordination is not allowed between a candidate's official campaign organization and the mysterious entities dubbed super-PACs, or political-action committees that now fuel runs for the White House. For example, leaders of John Kasich's official campaign team and his super-PAC considered it legal to work together until virtually the minute the Ohio governor officially announced his presidential candidacy in July.


  18. Can the GOP Win Over Asian Americans?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    A major new Pew Research study , released on the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, documents the rapid demographic changes to the U.S. population in recent decades. Among its key findings, the Pew study shows that Asian Americans are the fastest growing immigrant group in the country and will comprise the largest immigrant population in the nation in several decades.


  19. Sunshine State News and Radio Host Ed Dean Launch 'Florida Minute'Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Florida's premier conservative, political news outlet and the state's leading radio talk show host introduce compelling radio news break. Sunshine State News , in collaboration with Ed Dean, the number one radio talk show host in Florida, announces the launch of Florida Minute, an informative series of radio news breaks covering the latest in state news and politics.


  20. Jeb Bush brings presidential campaign to Tama CountyRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush held a Regulatory Reform Roundtable with Tama County farmers and businessmen on Sept. 22 at the farm of Former Iowa Senator John and Emily Putney near Gladbrook.