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Matt Corrigan on Jeb Bush: “I think he’ll fight to the end”

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Reports of Jeb Bush’s demise are premature, says the man who wrote the book on his tenure as Florida governor. “As someone who has written about him, what I will say is, he is not a quitter. He is a fierce competitor. I think he’ll fight to the end,” author and University of North Florida professor Matt Corrigan said Thursday. Corrigan’s “Conservative Hurricane“ is a well-regarded look at Bush’s time in Tallahassee. He concedes that after Wednesday night’s CNBC debate,…

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Matt Corrigan: Jeb Bush is ‘really gonna have to earn it’

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Calling the 2016 battleground in Florida “utterly fascinating,” UNF’s Matt Corrigan says Jeb Bush‘s official entry into the presidential race will put to the test Bush’s gamble that he can “lose the primary to win the general.” “Jeb will talk about his policy differences with the base on immigration and Common Core,” says Corrigan, a political science professor and the widely quoted author of Conservative Hurricane: How Jeb Bush Remade Florida. “The question, though, is there space in the Republican primary process…

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