Here’s hoping at least some of that high-dollar Miami hotel bill Jeb’s running up this weekend while his opponents are in Iowa is set aside for an open bar for the communications staff — they must need a drink after reading this morning’s clips.
Washington Post: “Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush supports President Obama’s trade deal, praises his management of the National Security Agency and agrees that Congress should have moved faster to hold a vote on new attorney general Loretta Lynch. And that’s all since last week.”
Republican insiders speaking to Politico: “‘[Common Core] is the number-one issue Bush faces in Iowa with caucusgoers,’ …’Right now, it’s a big issue among suburban GOP women…which is a demographic that is central to him winning New Hampshire.’”
Politico: “Hence, the calculation that Bush may need to raise $100 million ‘as a matter of survival.’”Read more after the jump.