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Jeb Bush to "actively explore" 2016 presidential run

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 00:47

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush announces on Facebook he will ''actively explore'' a potential presidential run for 2016. Linda So reports.

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Jeb Bush is making it Facebook official and he's tweeting about it too. On Tuesday, the former Florida governor says he will "actively explore" a potential presidential campaign for 2016. The announcement makes Bush one of the first major Republicans to formally move toward a presidential bid. In his message on Facebook, Bush, whose father and brother both occupied the Oval Office, said he discussed the possibility of a presidential run with his family during the Thanksgiving holiday. "As a result of these conversations and thoughtful consideration of the kind of strong leadership I think America needs, I have decided to actively explore the possibility of running for President of the United States." Bush has frequently been mentioned as a possible contender for the White House.

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Jeb Bush to "actively explore" 2016 presidential run

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 00:47