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Need an escape? ‘Friends of Midtown Reader’ have books to survive the election

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If this election has you stressed out, know this: You are not alone. A survey by the American Psychological Association found 52 percent of American adults said the 2016 election is significant source of stress. With Election Day almost upon us, just about everyone is experiencing sky high anxiety. Need an escape from the 24-hour news cycle and polls? A good book might be just the ticket. And Sally Bradshaw has a few up her sleeve. Bradsahw opened Midtown Reader,…

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George P. Bush to visit Tampa April 12 for fundraising luncheon

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Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush will be in Tampa this month at a fundraising luncheon hosted by former Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford. Bush, son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, will appear Tuesday, April 12, at the Oxford Exchange in Tampa. Co-hosting the event, which begins at noon, is A-list lobbyist Slater Bayliss of Cardenas Partners. Although his father recently ended a presidential bid, the grandson of George H.W. Bush and the nephew of George W. Bush is expected…

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Bay area Republicans gather to officially open Jeb Bush’s statewide headquarters in Tampa

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Jeb Bush may be struggling in the polls, but there was nothing but unadulterated love for him shown this afternoon in Tampa, where a bevy of local and state Republicans — highlighted by an appearance by Jeb Bush Jr. — gathered to officially open the former Florida governor’s statewide headquarters. Located in the Town N’ Country section in Northwest Tampa off of West Hillsborough Avenue, supporters crammed into a stuffy kitchen area to await the appearance of Bush Jr., the…

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Jeb Bush young Republican Tallahassee fundraiser set for Oct. 9

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A fundraiser benefiting Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has been set for October 9 in Tallahassee, though attendees will have to settle for shaking hands with Jeb Bush Jr. at the $2,700-a-person event. The fundraiser, timed to align with the end of an interim committee week, is billed as a “Mission: Next” event, which is a group co-chaired by Jeb Bush Jr. and his brother, George P. Bush, that tailors events toward under-40 Republicans with fundraising skills. There’s no shortage of high-level…

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Jeb Bush announces large Miami-Dade County campaign team

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Struggling in the polls and now forced to engage aggressively against front-runner Donald Trump, the Jeb Bush campaign team announced that he’s got a lotta love in his home Miami-Dade County community. The Jeb!2016 Miami-Dade County Campaign Leadership group was announced on Thursday. The group is being touted as helping promote the former Florida governor’s  record of “using his conservative leadership to transform the diverse state of Florida into an economic success story.” The group is being chaired by Jeb…

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Jeb Bush’s “Mission: NEXT” bundler program lands in Miami Sept. 24

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Mission: NEXT, Jeb Bush’s NASA-inspired bundler program for young Republicans, lands in Miami next month for a fundraising reception hosted by Jeb Bush, Jr. The event, which focuses on donors under 40, begins 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 24 at American Social, 690 SW 1st Court in Miami. Evening reception tickets start at $250 – with a special $100 reception ticket for individuals under 30. A spot as co-chair costs $1,000 and includes a pre-reception for two and entry to the…

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Jeb Bush breaks out NASA nomenclature to signify top level bundlers

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George W. Bush had Rangers and Pioneers in 1999-2000. Now, Jeb Bush will use NASA-related nomenclature like Apollo, Endeavor and Voyager to signify high-level financial bundlers bringing large contributions to his campaign. The Jeb Bush donor program is being called Mission 2016 JEB, and it will have three distinct tiers for top bundlers to aspire to. The first tier, called Apollo, will be for bundlers who can help Bush raise at least $75,000. The second tier, called Endeavour, is for…

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