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Jeb Bush, brother and son of former presidents, says he doesn't get up every day and think about running for the White House, but will make a decision later in the year. If he squares off against Hillary Clinton in 2016, it will mark the 24th anniversary of Bill Clinton opposing George H.W. Bush. Are these two ex-presidential families like the Adamses, really?

From Politico:

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'The decision will be based on, can I do it joyfully? Because I think we need candidates to lift our spirits, it’s a pretty pessimistic country right now,” Bush said. “And is it right for my family? So I don’t want to even think about that until the right time, and that’s later on.”

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