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Jeb Bush to hold events in Tallahassee and Orlando in next 10 days

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While Jeb Bush continues to campaign on the West Coast this week, his campaign announced several events that will bring the former Florida governor back to the Sunshine State over the course of the rest of July. On Monday he’ll be in Tallahassee talking about reforming Washington. “It’s about making it so that folks in Washington, Iowa or in Mount Washington, New Hampshire aren’t at a disadvantage because of the decisions reached in the nation’s capital,” said campaign manager Danny…

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New York Jets owner Woody Johnson tapped as Jeb Bush campaign finance chair

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Jeb Bush tapped two major Republican fundraisers to lead his national finance team: billionaire New York Jets owner Woody Johnson as chair, with Jack Oliver as co-chair. Johnson has been spending much time helping out the former Florida governor in the lead-up to his presidential campaign, reports the Miami Herald, such as lending his private jet for Bush’s recent European trip. Johnson also appeared with Bush Tuesday at a Greenwich, Conn., fundraiser. The Wall Street Journal first broke the news…

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Jeb Bush finance team sets goals for end of June

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The political action committee that’s been raising money for Jeb Bush’s nascent presidential campaign is expected to announce a prodigious fundraising number soon — perhaps as much as $100 million. But that’s for his Right to Rise PAC. Now that he’s an official entrant into the 2016 GOP sweepstakes, the candidate can “only” raise $2,700 from individuals for his run for the nomination for president. In a conference call with donors shortly after Bush announced his candidacy before an adoring…

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