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Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton favored by American voters in 2016, CBS poll shows

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Jeb Bush continues to lead the field as best-known presidential hopeful tested in a new poll of Republican voters released Monday by CBS News. Behind Bush is former Gov. Mike Huckabee, followed by U.S. Sens. Rand Paul and Marco Rubio. Respondents could choose as many names as they wanted. Showing the biggest movement in the past month is Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, who announced his candidacy during the survey. Thirty-seven percent of Republican voters would consider voting for him now, while only…

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Jeb Bush loses some momentum in Florida in new PPP survey

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A new poll shows that a majority of Floridians would prefer that neither Jeb Bush nor Marco Rubio should run for president next year. Only 37 percent of Florida voters think Bush should run for president, to 52 percent who say they think he shouldn’t, according to the survey published today by Public Policy Polling. The numbers for Marco Rubio on that front are almost identical — 35 percent say he should run, to 51 percent who believe he should sit it out. PPP…

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Campaign staffers now targeted by oppos, no longer off limits

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On a Monday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s PAC hired Liz Mair to guide social media and online communications. Within 48 hours, Mair resigned — a victim of past remarks that did not sit well in Iowa, an early primary state. In an age of detailed oppo research and attack politics, Mair provides a cautionary tale for presidential campaigns where targets are no longer candidates themselves, but also staffers. “The danger level has risen,” said Democratic campaign veteran Tad Devine to…

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Fresh Gallup poll — Hillary Clinton: Best known, and still best liked

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According to a new poll (taken just as the controversy about her private email account was breaking), Hillary Clinton remains one of the few 2016 presidential candidates to have a significantly higher favorable (50 percent) than unfavorable (39 percent) rating among the American public. And 89 percent have enough knowledge of her to form an opinion, by far the most of any person who is contemplating a run for the White House next year. However, it should be noted that…

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Beyond Hillary Clinton, many 2016 hopefuls have used private email

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Hillary Rodham Clinton continues to catch heat for her extensive use of a private email account to conduct official business while she was secretary of state. But the Democrats’ 2016 presidential favorite isn’t the only White House hopeful whose transparency has come into question. Several current and former governors who are considering a presidential run have found ways to delay or prevent public scrutiny of their communications while in office. That includes Republicans who have criticized their potential Democratic rival.…

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Scott Walker & Jeb Bush top the field in new GOP national presidential poll

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A new Quinnipiac poll released today shows that Scott Walker and Jeb Bush continue to stand above the rest in the early going of the 2016 GOP presidential field. Walker comes in at 18 percent and Bush follows with 16 percent in the national poll released Thursday morning. Then it’s a big drop, with New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee tied at 8 percent each. Retired physician Ben Carson (who has now apologized for saying…

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Mitch Perry Report for 2.26.15 – Is GOP divided on whether income inequality is a partisan issue?

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As anyone paying attention to the rhetoric of some of the leading GOP presidential candidates this year, the term “income inequality” is no longer strictly the province of the Occupy Wall Street crowd. “The opportunity gap is the defining issue of our time,” Jeb Bush said in his first major speech of the year in Detroit last month. “More Americans are stuck at their income levels than ever before.” Paul Ryan (not running for president) said that President Obama’s policies have “exacerbated…

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