2016 election

In this July 13, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to local residents during the Judge Joseph Story Dinner in Ames, Iowa. Bush is scheduled Thursday, July 16, to visit a startup as part of a fundraising swing through the San Francisco Bay Area.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Presidential candidate Jeb Bush visits SF startup

Presidential contender Jeb Bush was scheduled Thursday to visit a San Francisco…

In this July 13, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to local residents during the Judge Joseph Story Dinner in Ames, Iowa. Bush is scheduled Thursday, July 16, to visit a startup as part of a fundraising swing through the San Francisco Bay Area.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
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$3 billion BART bond discussed amid system failure

A BART train experienced an electrical surge Thursday morning that shut down…

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In this April 10, 2015, file photo, Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association convention in Nashville, Tenn. With a presidential field approaching 20 high-profile Republicans, the GOP’s 2016 class offers voters a little bit of everything. There are the top-tier candidates, the single-issue candidates and even the quixotic dreamers. And then there’s Trump. The Donald, as he’s commonly known as a celebrity, will announce his 2016 intentions on Tuesday at a Manhattan skyscraper that bears his name. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Donald Trump says he’s running for president in 2016

WASHINGTON — The Donald is running for president. Real-estate mogul and reality-television…

In this April 10, 2015, file photo, Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association convention in Nashville, Tenn. With a presidential field approaching 20 high-profile Republicans, the GOP’s 2016 class offers voters a little bit of everything. There are the top-tier candidates, the single-issue candidates and even the quixotic dreamers. And then there’s Trump. The Donald, as he’s commonly known as a celebrity, will announce his 2016 intentions on Tuesday at a Manhattan skyscraper that bears his name. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)