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Records show Republican Jeb Bush healthy and wealthy

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Jeb Bush appears to be healthy and wealthy, based on a batch of records released by the Republican presidential candidate Thursday. As for wise? Voters have time. Bush also listed each of the people, called bundlers, who have helped raise campaign dollars in groups of contributors. The 62-year-old former governor of Florida is “in excellent physical and mental condition and able to serve” as president, Bush’s doctor wrote in an affidavit. Bush takes cholesterol medication, but his weight and blood…

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Jeb Bush summer fundraising tour swings by Coral Gables Aug. 31

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Jeb Bush’s late-summer fundraising tour swings by Florida next week, as the Republican presidential candidate comes to the Miami area for a big-ticket GOP reception. The high-profile, $1,000-a-ticket private reception for the former governor begins 6 p.m. Monday, August 31 at the home of entrepreneur Manny Kadre and his wife Annie, 5345 Hammock Drive in Coral Gables. A spot on the host committee, which includes a VIP reception and photo, will be $20,000 (either donated or raised); an individual photo…

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Marco Rubio lands big-name supporters for Senate campaign

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The fundraiser set to be hosted Wednesday by elected officials and business leaders at the posh Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables sounds like countless other receptions benefiting Florida’s political establishment. But the invitation topped with bold-faced names is for Marco Rubio, the upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate daring to challenge the popular Gov. Charlie Crist for the GOP nomination. Rubio has been mostly raising money over the Internet. Crist has been attending swanky events almost nightly this month. Their…

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