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April 3, 2014

John Dickerson: Why a Jeb Bush presidential run would be hard on GOP

Jeb Bush is having a moment. For two months or so, as Chris Christie’s presidential fortunes have appeared abridged, people who have supported the New Jersey governor (or at least are predisposed to support him) have started mentioning the former two-term Florida governor as a possible 2016 candidate. Should the federal investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closures become a full-blown calamity, several have said, perhaps Bush could be lured into the race. The Washington Post’s Philip Rucker and Robert Costa reported that the whispers have grown into a draft-Bush movement.

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