Why is Jeb Bush releasing 250,000 emails? (Hint: It has something to do with 2016)

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said he will release 250,000 emails from his two terms in office and write an eBook outlining his governing philosophy during an interview aired Sunday. The moves have set the political sphere atwitter with speculation he’s closer than ever to deciding to run for president in 2016.

In what appears to be a move of classic political procedure — getting ahead of the opposition — Bush told WPLG-TV that his intention is to promote transparency.

“Part of serving or running both of them is about transparency,” he said. “I’ll let people make up their minds.”

Further evidence a presidential run might be looming is a report in the Miami Herald that Bush recently lost 15 pounds, per an unnamed source.

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