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FAU poll: Donald Trump has big lead over opponents in Florida

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Donald Trump has a 32 point lead over his closest competitor in Florida, found a Florida Atlantic University poll. The New York businessman leads the pack with nearly 48 percent. His closest competitor, the survey found, is Ted Cruz at 16.3 percent. Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are neck-and-neck in Florida, with 11.1 percent and 9.5 percent respectively. The poll was conducted between Jan. 15 and Jan. 18. The GOP presidential poll surveyed 386 adults registered as likely Republican primary…

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‘Super PAC’ supporting Jeb Bush attempts to crowdfund Super Bowl ad

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The super PAC supporting GOP hopeful Jeb Bush is asking donors to pitch in to fund a Super Bowl advertisement. On Friday, the New York Times reported Mike Murphy, the head or Right to Rise, urged donors in an email to contribute online to air an advertisement supporting Bush in New England during the Super Bowl. 
The Super Bowl is Feb. 7, two days before New Hampshire’s primary on Feb. 9. According to the New York Times, the email to…

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Jeb Bush’s apparent indifference to real lives of most Americans

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To hear Jeb Bush talk about Social Security is not simply to wonder whether he ever did a hard day’s work in his life, but also to doubt whether he cares that there are millions of people who must. His proposal to raise the full retirement age in stages to 70, which has become a signal issue for him, sounds heedless of what it’s like to labor in construction or in a warehouse or on one’s feet all day as…

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New CNN poll: Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush lead GOP, Hillary Clinton stumbles

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In the GOP race for the 2016 presidential nomination, new polling shows U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush leading the pack, although no one candidate has emerged as a clear frontrunner. As it now stands, a new CNN/ORC 2016 poll has the race shaping up with some warnings for Democrat Hillary Clinton, as well as a few concerns for Bush, the Republican Party’s highest- profile contender. Of a group of seven Republicans, Floridians Rubio and Bush are at…

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