Jeb Bush

Several men in dark suits stand as others sit

Things That Go Boom: Is America’s foreign policy for sale?


Think tanks with nonprofit status aren’t required to say much of anything when it comes to the source of their funding — whether it be billionaires or foreign governments. That can become a problem when such organizations significantly influence foreign policy — such as the Iran nuclear deal — without disclosing to whom they are financially beholden.

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Arts, Culture & Media

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Arts, Culture & Media
John Kasich

What are the GOP candidates saying about climate change?

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‘Don’t Vote For Racists,’ a refrain at the 2015 Latin Grammys

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GOP Debate

Dan Kennedy: CNBC’s sneering debate panelists conjure up old complaints about liberal media bias

Global Politics

During Wednesday night’s Republican debate, Carl Quintanilla and company turned in a performance that will be remembered by the media’s conservative critics for a long time to come.

Businessman and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Bedford, New Hampshire.

In Spanish, in America, the outrage at Trump isn’t going away

Global Politics

The damage between Donald Trump and the Latino community is beyond repair. It’s over. And Latinos have no interest in making amends with him, because once you show your true colors, you can’t walk it back. What does this mean for 2016?

As Republicans struggle over presidential nomination, declining influence of party elders is on display

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This election cycle, most of the party’s elites are lined up behind Mitt Romney. But Romney, though ahead in the delegate count, has struggled to unify the base of the party in a way that will force his challengers out of the election. It shows how far the influence of those elites has fallen.

Anti-Establishment Fervor In, GOP Elders Out?

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush endorsed Mitt Romney yesterday, following the former  Massachusetts governor’s  lopsided victory in Illinois. But whereas that might have been the gold-standard endorsement a few years back, the seal of establishment approval isn’t so sought after these days. Within today’s Republican Party, anti-establishment fervor runs incredibly high. And as party loyalty has gone […]

Landing the Latino Vote in Florida

With three different victors in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina, whichever candidate carries Florida will have a decisive lead. And key to taking Florida is swaying Latino voters. However,  Governor Jeb Bush has been hesitant to speak out or endorse any of the frontrunners because of their immigration policies: Romney wants to make English the […]