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American Bridge slams Mario Diaz-Balart for ‘selling out’ to support GOP health care plan

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With just hours left before Congress’ vote on the American Health Care Act, President Donald Trump and GOP House leadership are doing whatever it takes to get the 216 votes necessary for passage of the bill. In the case of Miami Republican Mario Diaz-Balart, could change in U.S. policy toward Cuba implemented under the Obama administration be the catalyst to lock in his support? The New York Times reported Wednesday that Diaz-Balart sought assurances from White House officials that the president would maintain his campaign pledge…

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Robots trailing Marco Rubio in NH focus of new video

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Robots have been trailing Marco Rubio in New Hampshire, and now the liberal organization that dispatched them is out with a Web video. American Bridge 21st Century on Tuesday released a 40-second video of news coverage of the robots. The Web video — called “Domo Arigato Marco Roboto“ — features cable news hosts and candidates talking about Rubio and criticisms raised about his ability to stay on message. Rubio has been criticized in recent days for what some are calling a…

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Bill Clinton opening fundraising spree for wife’s campaign

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Former President Bill Clinton is going on a fundraising swing reminiscent of his presidential campaigns of the 1990s. But this time he’s doing it for his wife. Hillary Rodham Clinton‘s presidential campaign has scheduled more than a dozen December events featuring the former president as her team prepares for an end-of-year finance deadline ahead of the first contests in Iowa and New Hampshire. The fundraising blitz, Bill Clinton’s most aggressive stretch of the year, shows how Hillary Clinton’s campaign can…

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While Jeb Bush calls for lobbying reforms, American Bridge blasts his economic record in Tally

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In a speech later today he’s scheduled to give at Florida State University, Jeb Bush will say that if elected president, he will use all of his influence to enact into law a six-year ban on lobbying for ex-members of the House and Senate. The former Florida Governor returns to the state capitol to give a speech on government reform at 10 a.m. on the FSU campus, and according to the Washington Examiner, he observed as governor how lobbyists and legislators grew too comfortable in each’s…

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As Jeb Bush enters race, American Bridge ad blasts ‘botched’ campaign

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As Jeb Bush ends months of speculation on Monday by announcing a 2016 White House run, American Bridge 21st Century shoots back with a new digital ad claiming the former governor botched his campaign before it even began. In the 90-second spot – “Jeb Bush 2016: ‘Mission Accomplished’”– the progressive organization focuses on a series of “failures” of the burgeoning campaign. Bush, according to the clip, couldn’t scare off potential challengers and his campaign has been plagued by reports of staff…

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Email insights: American Bridge says Jeb Bush is running with W’s hand-me-downs

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Being a younger sibling has its drawbacks. Hand-me-downs, for one. Always living in an older brother’s shadow is another. So imagine Jeb Bush’s situation. Having two-term President George W. Bush as an older brother — who left as one of the least popular leaders in modern history — a White House run provides a long list of consequences. No one is more aware of this than the former president, who told an audience in Chicago recently that his could be…

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American Bridge: Jeb Bush ‘hypocrite’ over Hillary Clinton email criticism

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When it comes to personal emails for public business, Jeb Bush is nothing short of a hypocrite, says the left-leaning American Bridge 21st Century. As the controversy lingers over Hillary Clinton’s emails, a new American Bridge video reminds the public of correspondence problems of Bush, another high-profile potential presidential candidate. Recently, Bush attacked Clinton for using private emails during her time as secretary of state, a subject he called “a little baffling, to be honest with you.” American Bridge doubts…

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