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Jeb Bush recalls removing Confederate flag from Florida Capitol

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Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush wants voters to know he’s on the side of those calling for the Confederate flag to come down from public places. He’s noting his decision to remove it from the Florida Capitol grounds in 2001 when he was governor. The flag has become a flashpoint since a white gunman killed nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina. Bush spoke Monday at a plant near Columbia, South Carolina. He says the Confederate battle flag has been…

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