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Jeb Bush thanks alumni for their support and ‘faithfulness to our cause’

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Jeb Bush is thanking campaign alumni, telling his backers in an email that he appreciated their support. “You were all there for me from the beginning — making calls, raising funds, knocking doors in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, and providing encouragement to fight on,” said Bush in an email to alumni. “I know many of you did this at your own expense and on your own personal time. Thank you for your faithfulness to our cause and your…

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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton maintain sizable leads in national NBC News tracking poll

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Republicans nationwide think Donald Trump will be their party’s nominee, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey poll. The survey found 56 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters believe Trump will be the eventual Republican nominee; while 22 percent said Ted Cruz would be the nominee. Ten percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters said Marco Rubio would be the nominee. The New York businessman continues to lead the Republican field with 38 percent support, followed by Cruz at 18 percent and…

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Jeb Bush says Marco Rubio’s record of accomplishments “is slim”

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Jeb Bush is looking to capitalize on a flub by a Marco Rubio supporter. In an interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Friday, the former Republican governor said Rubio has accomplished little during his time in the Senate. The interview came just one day after Rick Santorum was unable to list one of Rubio’s accomplishments. “His record of accomplishment is slim,” said Bush. “He was the Speaker of the (Florida) House, and he did a fine job there. But every…

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Marco Rubio backer Baby Got PAC says he’ll “take on Hillary Clinton … and win”

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A super PAC supporting Marco Rubio is out with a new advertisement urging Jeb Bush supporters to back a candidate who can “take on Hillary Clinton … and win.” The 30-second spot from Baby Got PAC doesn’t mention Rubio by name, but calls on Bush supporters to ponder who is the best candidate for the future. “If you’re a Republican donor or insider who supported Jeb Bush, you did so for all the right reasons. Jeb cut taxes, created jobs…

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New Jeb Bush ad uses Rick Santorum’s stumble to take a shot at Marco Rubio

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Jeb Bush is jumping on Rick Santorum’s inability to name an accomplishment of Marco Rubio, using the footage of in a new television advertisement. As first reported by CNN, the 60-second spot will start running in New Hampshire on Saturday. The advertisement features clips from an interview with Santorum on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Thursday. During the interview, Santorum struggles to name something Rubio had done during his first term in the Senate. After showing about 30 seconds of Santorum…

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Jeb Bush goes after Donald Trump in 2-minute advertisement airing in New Hampshire

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New Hampshire residents better get comfortable. The newest Jeb Bush advertisement hitting the airwaves is a 2-minute spot taking aim at Donald Trump. According to the campaign, the spot, which was first seen on WMUR in New Hampshire, is meant to draw a contrast between Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric with Bush’s record. “I am sick and tired of politicians that find way disparage people to make themselves look strong. It is not strong to insult women,” Bush is shown saying during…

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Super PAC backing Marco Rubio focuses on electability in new advertisement

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The super PAC backing Marco Rubio is out with a new advertisement meant to play up his electability. The 30-second spot, paid for by Conservative Solutions PAC and called “Both Right,” talks about why Rubio is the best man for the nomination. The advertisement, according to POLITICO Playbook, is expected to hit the airwaves Tuesday. “Marco Rubio is the conservative that can win and the Clinton machine knows it,” a man is heard saying in the advertisement. “Rubio can beat…

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