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Jeb Accidentally Starts Running For President -- Then Unruns

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Bush formed an exploratory in December to weigh the possibility of running for president, but has yet to announce an official presidential campaign.

The slip comes on a week Bush was already attracting scrutiny for comments he made to Fox News that, knowing what is known now, he would have authorized the war in Iraq.

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