Poll: Hillary Clinton 47%, Jeb Bush 33%

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A new poll gauging the nation's voters interest in America's political dynasties -- the Clintons and the Bushes -- finds a remarkable lack of interest in former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's possible run for president, in part because two Bushes have already served in the White House.

Rasmussen Reports found that in a head-to-head matchup, Hillary Clinton would crush Jeb Bush, 47 percent to 33 percent.

One big reason is that voters are looking for an alternative to the Bush family. Rasmussen reported that 50 percent said they are less likely to vote for Bush because his brother, George W., and father, George H.W., have been president. Just 14 percent said they would be more likely to pick Bush because of the family history.

And the poll also found that the country could care less that Clinton would be 69 years old on Election Day 2016. Asked if she is “too old to be president,” a whopping 72 percent said no, just 16 percent yes.

Paul Bedard, the Washington Examiner's "Washington Secrets" columnist, can be contacted at pbedard@washingtonexaminer.com.