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Will Bush’s testiness help or hurt in his fight against Trump?

DES MOINES, IA - AUGUST 14:  Republican presidential hopeful and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush throws a baseball at as he plays a carnival game during the Iowa State Fair on August 14, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.  Presidential candidates are addressing attendees at the Iowa State Fair on the Des Moines Register Presidential Soapbox stage. The State Fair runs through August 23.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Republican presidential hopeful and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush throws a baseball at as he plays a carnival game during the Iowa State Fair on August 14, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Donald Trump continues his rise in GOP Presidential polls, but Jeb Bush is the solid number two. Yesterday on the campaign trail, Bush came out swinging.

Donald Trump continues his rise in GOP Presidential polls, but Jeb Bush is the solid number two--that, despite concerns of many Republicans about Bush's support of Common Core and immigration reform.

Yesterday on the campaign trail, Bush came out swinging.

He became more forceful in attacks on Trump, and the need to secure the border. Many have complained that Trump is blocking some of the sun for other candidates. Today on AirTalk we'll look in depth at candidate Bush.

Will Bush's strategy prove successful? What can we learn from his background that helps better understand him as a candidate?

Guests:

Eli Stokols, reporter at POLITICO covering the Jeb Bush presidential campaign. He tweets

Kevin Wagner, Associate Professor of political science at Florida Atlantic University. He's a longtime observer of Florida politics and government He tweets 

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