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Barbara Bush On Jeb Run: 'We've Had Enough Bushes'

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Amid the celebration surrounding the opening of son George W. Bush's presidential library, former first lady Barbara Bush is brushing aside talk of a Jeb Bush run for the White House.
    
Appearing in an interview Thursday on NBC's "Today" show, Mrs. Bush was asked how she felt about Jeb, the former governor of Florida, seeking the presidency in 2016.
    
Mrs. Bush replied, quote, "We've had enough Bushes."
    
She went on to say she thought there were many worthy candidates, telling anchor Matt Lauer, "There are people out there" who are qualified. Mrs. Bush, who had a reputation for bluntness when her husband George H.W. Bush was president, spoke from the site of the presidential library. On Wednesday, George W. Bush told CNN he thought Jeb Bush should run for president.

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Ex-secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and former commerce secretary Don Evans are expected to speak at Thursday morning's ceremony at Southern Methodist University.
    
Organizers also say former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and former Spanish President Jose Maria Aznar will be in attendance. Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, former Ghana President John Kufor and Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO's Secretary General, are also expected at the ceremony.

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