For Jeb Bush, New Hampshire may be now or never

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks at the Margate Resort on February 3, 2016 in Laconia, New HampshireIn a state whose motto is “Live Free or Die,” New Hampshire’s presidential primary Tuesday is do or die for Republican Jeb Bush: best your establishment rivals, or consider throwing in the towel. Bush’s campaign has long concluded the state is critical to his path to the nomination. If he falters, experts warn, Bush would confirm the narrative painted by critics, that he is a tarnished candidate from the past unable to generate enthusiasm for yet another Bush presidency amid the current appetite for outsiders like Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.

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