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New NH Poll shows Jeb Bush as the early leader, with Donald Trump right behind him

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Although it should go without saying that polls conducted as the summer of 2015 commences may not have anything to do with what happens in the winter of 2016, nevertheless they are the “snapshot in time,” as the proverbial phrase goes regarding where the electorate stands. That should be good news for Jeb Bush in the new Suffolk University poll that was published earlier on Tuesday. The newly minted “official” 2016 GOP presidential candidate leads the field, but that only means he gets 14…

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Reporter’s notebook: What happened in New Hampshire this weekend

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All the heavyweights for the GOP presidential 2016 race were in Nashua, N.H., this weekend — Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Scott Walker, Rand Paul and Ted Cruz. But while those six men are always mentioned when it comes to “serious” contenders, over a dozen other men — and one woman — who say they are pondering entering the race also spoke at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit, and I was there to observe it all from just a…

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The 20 Republicans considering a 2016 White House run

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For the 2016 presidential race, more than 18 months away, the GOP presidential field is shaping up to be the largest in recent history. As it stands now, 20 Republicans have serious intentions for a White House run in 2016, with some aggressive rumblings already, and others expecting to gear up in the next few weeks. Jonathan Easley of The Hill expects a flurry of announcements to begin in April. With a year and a half until the first debate,…

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