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Like millions of Americans, Jeb Bush enjoys hectic Christmas week, last-minute shopping

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For most Americans, the days before Christmas can get more than a little hectic. Add to that the frenetic pace of a presidential campaign, and it’s no surprise that things can get unbelievably busy. Jeb Bush spent much of the past week busy on the campaign trail in New Hampshire. However, the approaching holidays provided him an opportunity, along with millions of other Americans, to give thanks for the sacrifice made by our troops and their families every day. In the…

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2016 hopefuls hit the gym, try to skip pie on campaign trail

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Scott Walker is counting steps on his FitBit. Jeb Bush swears by the Paleo diet. Bobby Jindal is a “gym rat.” With long travel days and a fresh slab of cherry pie never far away, the campaign trail is notoriously unhealthy. But many 2016 presidential candidates are striving to make smart lifestyle choices as they tour the small town diners and pizza places of the early voting states. “I try to do at least 10,000 steps a day,” said Walker,…

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Charlie Crist launches new video from the campaign trail: ‘Here comes Charlie!’

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Charlie Crist launches new video from the campaign trail: ‘Here comes Charlie!’

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Must see video: Florida State House candidate Russ Patterson goes Def Jam on campaign trail

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Without job, but workin’ the campaign trail

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The New York Times has a story I’m surprised Alex Pickett hasn’t picked up on: Candidates for city office usually scrape by with traditional sorts of volunteers: college students, retirees, the occasional neighborhood activist. But this year, a different crowd is landing on their doorsteps: bankers, lawyers, accountants, real estate brokers and other highly credentialed professionals, all of whom have been laid off. They are flooding the offices of even the most obscure campaigns, looking for purpose and fighting off…

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