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Jeb Bush ad asks: What will you do with that extra $2,000 my tax cut will bring you?

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Jeb Bush says that under his tax reform plan, the average American will save nearly $2,000 in after-tax income. In an op-ed in USA Today last week, Bush wrote, “Two thousand dollars is four mortgage payments for the median American household; or eight months of gas; or six months of utilities; or about three months of groceries. Better yet, if a family were to invest the $2,000 they would save annually over a 20-year period and at compounded interest rate of 8%, they would accumulate a nest egg of $108,000 to help better prepare them for a comfortable retirement.”

Now to bring that message directly to the voters (especially those in Iowa and New Hampshire), the Bush campaign has a new web video out today, where they ask: What would you do with that extra $2K?

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Mitch Perry has been a reporter with Extensive Enterprises since November of 2014. Previously, he served as five years as the political editor of the alternative newsweekly Creative Loafing. He also was the assistant news director with WMNF 88.5 FM in Tampa from 2000-2009, and currently hosts MidPoint, a weekly talk show, on WMNF on Thursday afternoons. He began his reporting career at KPFA radio in Berkeley. He's a San Francisco native who has now lived in Tampa for 15 years and can be reached at

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