Thu Jun 11, 2015 AT 11:14 PM EDT
The Washington Post details the many fumbles of Jeb Bush’s campaign-in-waiting. From an awkward campaign headquarters inside a DFW terminal hotel (isn’t this a Miami-based campaign?) to awkward candidate responses on the campaign trail, Jeb’s slipped from front-runner to merely one of many vying for the GOP nomination. On Wednesday, former Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn bluntly assessed Jeb’s chances: ‘his last name will kill 47 percent of the votes.’
Wed Jun 10, 2015 AT 5:43 PM EDT
Politico reports House leaders are pushing for a Friday vote hopeful they can pass sweeping trade legislation, even as they rush to resolve an 11th-hour hangup over how to pay for aid to displaced workers. Meanwhile, The Hill reports a bipartisan group of lawmakers is clamoring for a House rule change to require all trade deals be made publicly available 60 days before they could be approved using fast-track authority.
Wed Jun 10, 2015 AT 5:42 PM EDT
Hoping to jumpstart his somewhat lethargic campaign, Jeb Bush shuffled his political team on Monday, naming tenacious operative Danny Diaz as his campaign manager, reports The New York Times. The Fix Blog explains why you should care.
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