Articles in Category: 'Nelson Rockefeller'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 3, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., might want to note how his father did in his bids for the Republican presidential nomination in 1980 and 1992 and contrast that with his brother’s 2000 campaign as he ponders whether to run in 2016.

 
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By: Roger Stone | Posted: January 17, 2012 3:55 AM
On the eve of the presidential nomination of Barry Goldwater at the 1964 Republican National Convention, Pennsylvania Gov. William Scranton released a letter to the senator accusing him of "nuclear irresponsibility" and "supporting a whole crazy-quilt collection of absurd and dangerous positions."
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 3, 2011 3:55 AM
 

While Florida is the fourth largest state and a battleground every presidential election, neither of the major parties has ever included a Floridian on its presidential tickets. There are plenty of reasons for this -- Florida was a member of the Solid South after Reconstruction and took decades to develop, for example. But one of those reasons is that rising political stars from the Sunshine State quickly fizzle.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 9, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Websites and organizations of every description are looking to draft former Gov. Jeb Bush and former U.S. Rep. Joe Scarborough, who now hosts a morning news show on MSNBC, into what probably will be a crowded field gunning for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.

 
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