Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

All stories featuring Jeb Bush

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 fact-checks for August 2015

Claims about illegal immigration, abortion and college costs were hot topics in the presidential race.  

10 fact-checks about immigration in the presidential race

We have fact-checked misleading claims about anchor babies, deportations, sanctuary cities and the candidates' proposals.  

Checking in on Jebio

Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush have been saying plenty of things on the campaign trail. The Truth-O-Meter has been keeping up with them.

Jeb Bush selectively recounts details of Iraq and ISIS

The former Florida governor tries to blame Democrats and leaves out his brother’s involvement while discussing foreign policy.

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton and college affordability: a Twitter battle

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- or at least their respective campaign staffs -- took to Twitter to debate a legitimate policy issue: the cost of higher education.   • Jeb Bush selectively recounts details of Iraq and ISIS • Fact-checking pundits on the early race for the White House

RedState Gathering drawing 10 GOP presidential hopefuls to Atlanta

Folks were still cleaning up the debate podiums in Cleveland when 10 Republican candidates for president were on their way to Atlanta. They will be in town for this weekend's RedState Gathering, a convention at the InterContinental Buckhead for conservative and party activists. The event will be lived streamed here if you want to watch. Expected candidates and speaking times are: Friday Aug. 7: 10:30 a.m. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie 11:30 a.m. — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry 1:30 p.m. — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal 3:30 p.m. — Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina 4:30 p.m. — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Saturday Aug. 8 9:00 a.m. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee 11:30 a.m. — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz 1:30 p.m. — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush 4:30 p.m. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. — developer Donald Trump speaks at the event's "tailgate" at the College Football Hall of Fame  

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 fact-checks for July 2015

GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump battled for attention a month before the first debate. Readers made their claims the most-read fact-checks of the month.  

Six fact-checks related to African-American issues

As Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders speak at the National Urban League conference in Fort Lauderdale, we look at some of our fact-checks of the 2016 presidential candidates’ comments on the black community.  

Fact-checking Scott Walker

With the Republican Wisconsin governor poised to announce for president, we analyze his campaign through the lens of his record on the Truth-O-Meter and the Flip-O-Meter.

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 for June 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush officially announced his 2016 candidacy for president, leading to a fresh round of attacks and claims.  

Political group makes five points about Jeb Bush's record

Women's rights advocates Ultraviolet dig up dirt on the presidential candidate, but some of them don't pass PolitiFact's muster.

Fact-checking Jeb Bush who will announce for president June 15

PolitiFact has fact-checked former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s claims about Iraq, immigration and education.

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 in May

Fact-checks of claims from Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Rick Scott topped our fact-checks and reports in May.

Fact-checking GOP presidential contenders on the economy

Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Rick Perry are among the speakers at Gov. Rick Scott’s economic summit in Orlando.    • Revisiting the Legislature’s budget showdown

Mailbag: 'Jebio' edition

We take a look at recent reader comments and complaints about our coverage of the two leading presidential candidates from Florida, Republicans Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush.  

Mailbag: 'Jebio' edition

We take a look at recent reader comments and complaints about our coverage of the two leading presidential candidates from Florida, Republicans Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush.

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton and authorizing the war in Iraq

We take a look at what Bush told Fox’s Megyn Kelly about what he and his potential Democratic rival would have done about Iraq.

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 for April 2015

Claims by Jeb Bush topped the Truth-O-Meter in the past month.

Jeb Bush's questionable attack on Barack Obama and the use of U.S. power

There’s little question that President Barack Obama has faced a rocky foreign-policy landscape during his tenure. But is he philosophically opposed to having the United States take a leading role in the world? That's a claim Jeb Bush made in New Hampshire recently. We've taken a closer look.

Jeb Bush's questionable attack on Barack Obama and the use of U.S. power

• Speaking in New Hampshire, Jeb Bush took a shot at Barack Obama's beliefs in the importance of American leadership. But past speeches undermine Bush's claim.   • Fact-checking claims about same-sex marriage • Fact-checking the April 26 shows, 'Clinton Cash'