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George P. Bush, son of former Florida governor and much-speculated 2016 presidential contender Jeb Bush, raised eyebrows on Sunday when he said it was "more than likely" that his dad would run for president.

His dad, however, doesn't sound too happy about it.

“He’s got an opinion. He didn’t talk to me,” Jeb said in a Wednesday interview with MSNBC.

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The end may be near for Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas, barring a huge surprise on Election Day.

A new poll by the University of Arkansas shows Republican Tom Cotton with a commanding 13-point lead among "very likely voters" in the state.

Cotton led Pryor by a 49-36 percent margin, well outside the margin of error of plus-or-minus 4.1 percentage points.

Fifteen percent didn't support either or didn't know.

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It sounded like a softball question, but it left Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) and his Democratic challenger a little stumped in their congressional debate this week: What's the last book you read?

"Wow, it's been a while," Grimm said when asked for the most recent title by the moderator. "I haven't had time to read."

"Um," he continued, pausing to gather his thoughts. "I think it was a Tom Clancy book, and I don't remember the name."

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