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Jeb Bush On Barack Obama's Couch

Is he benching himself for 2012?

Posted on January 28, 2012, at 10:46 a.m. ET

Jeb Bush accompanied his father to an oval office meeting with President Obama on Friday, AP's Ken Thomas reports. The White House quickly pushed out a Pete Souza photo of the meeting on its Flickr feed.

Jeb's choice to show up at this meeting, his refusal to offer an endorsement ahead of the Florida primary, and his gentle chiding of the Republican party for its approach to Hispanic voters, all give one the sense that he's hedging his bets this election cycle.

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