The business of immigration is more than business. Apr 15, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 29 • By PETER SKERRY
Immigration Wars has gotten a lot of attention because of its proposal to offer undocumented immigrants permanent legal resident status in lieu of citizenship—and because of Jeb Bush’s subsequent walking it back and expressing a willingness to support some kind of a path to citizenship for illegals. Just as noteworthy is the book’s critique of the bedrock of our immigration policy—family reunification—and its proposal to eliminate preferential visas for immigrant parents of U.S.
11:13 PM, Mar 16, 2013 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
In today’s Wall Street Journal, Jeb Bush writes that “America could be on the threshold of its greatest century.” Why? Well, here’s one reason he gives: “Technological innovation means that in the coming decades, driverless vehicles will flawlessly move people on highways, never getting lost, never having accidents.”
1:23 PM, Mar 30, 2012 • By STEPHEN F. HAYES
With Mitt Romney leading the delegate race and the rapid coalescing of conservatives around him – Jeb Bush, Mike Lee, Marco Rubio, and Paul Ryan with formal endorsements, and Jim DeMint and Pat Toomey with quasi-endorsements – there is increasing speculation about who the former Massachusetts Governor would pick as a running mate if he wins the Republican nomination.
12:30 PM, Mar 28, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Former president George Herbert Walker Bush will endorse Mitt Romney in Houston Thursday afternoon, the Associated Press reports:
Romney spokeswoman Gail Gitcho says the two will appear together and speak to reporters.
Formal backing from the 41st president is another sign that the Republican Party is uniting behind Romney as pressure builds on challengers Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich to leave the race.
11:15 AM, Jan 30, 2012 • By FRED BARNES
Jeb Bush’s decision not to endorse Mitt Romney before Tuesday primary raises three possibilities about the former Florida governor’s role in the 2012 presidential election.
10:44 AM, Jan 24, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Even former Democratic congressman Artur Davis wants Jeb Bush to run for president. "Enter the last dream date that Republicans may have at their disposal," Davis writes after listing some of the weaknesses on Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney. "His name is Jeb Bush, and this time, there is a feasibility around the idea that seemed unthinkable months ago."
9:15 PM, Dec 14, 2011 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
My better half stumbles across some interesting reports from people in New Hampshire:
So a writer I follow who lives in New Hampshire just tweeted:
@publicroad: I live in NH & just got a robocall polling me about what I think about Romney vs. Gingrich vs. *Jeb Bush*.
Other folks are reporting the same polling is taking place in New Hampshire.
Mitch Daniels, Jeb Bush, John Boehner, Jim Jordan, and Bill Bennett encourage Ryan to run for president.11:31 AM, Aug 17, 2011 • By STEPHEN F. HAYES
As Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan comes to a final decision about running for president, several top national conservatives are encouraging him to join the race. Ryan, who has been seriously but quietly considering a presidential bid for several months, is expected to decide on a run in the next two weeks.
Indiana governor Mitch Daniels hopes he runs. “If there were a Paul Ryan fan club, I'd be a national officer,” Daniels said in a phone interview Wednesday morning.
10:25 AM, May 3, 2011 • By RYAN STREETER
He has been the subject of ongoing 2012 presidential speculation. His fiscal fortitude in Indiana has been widely covered, and his controversial “truce” remarks on social issues have sparked heated debate. But to date, Indiana governor Mitch Daniels has received very little national exposure for his most important policy initiative: taking Indiana from the backwaters of education reform in America to the forefront.
11:46 AM, Feb 15, 2011 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
Despite being a YouTube sensation and garnering an increasing amount of attention from national media outlets, New Jersey governor Chris Christie remains unknown to large swaths of the public and the Republican electorate, according to a new Fox News poll. The poll shows that 37 percent of registered voters--and 33 percent of Republican voters--have "never heard of" Christie.