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Jeb Bush Still Hasn't Made Decision on 2016

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    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush still "has not made a decision" about whether he'll run for president in 2016, a spokesperson said after the GOP politician's son seemed to suggest over the weekend that a bid is likely.

    "Governor Bush has not yet made a decision on whether or not he will run in 2016. He will thoughtfully consider it following the mid-term elections, and make a decision late this year or in the early part of next year," Bush's spokesperson, Kristy Campbell, told NBC News.

    But in an interview with ABC News' John Karl, son George P. Bush said his father is " still assessing it."

    "I think it's -- it's more than likely that he's giving this a serious thought and moving -- and moving forward," George P. Bush said.

    "More than likely that he'll run?" Karl asked.

    "That he'll run. If you had asked me a few years back, I -- I would have said it was less likely," the younger Bush responded.

    In an interview with Fox earlier this month, former President George W. Bush said he thinks his brother "wants to be president."

    "Yes, I think he wants to be president," he said. "I think he'd be a great president. He understands what it's like to be president -- for not only the person running or serving, plus family," he said.

    Jeb Bush, 61, was Florida's governor from 1999 to 2007. He has been popping up in recent ads supporting current Florida Gov. Rick Scott in his re-election bid.

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