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Bush, Clinton dominate early 2016 presidential fundraising – US News

In this July 14, 2015, photo, Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a meet and greet event in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The 2016 presidential contest is barely underway, and already donors have poured some $377 million into it, an Associated Press review shows. Bush’s money looks different. Before he officially declared his candidacy he spent the first six months of the year raising huge sums of money for Right to Rise, a super PAC that’s boosting his bid to win the Republican nomination. That group says it has raised a record $103 million. Bush’s presidential campaign, which officially began on June 15, collected $11.5 million from contributors. Clinton, the Democratic front-runner, has raised $45 million in checks of $2,700 or less for her campaign. Priorities USA Action, a super PAC that counts on seven-figure donors, raised an additional $15 million. .

Full Article: Bush, Clinton dominate early 2016 presidential fundraising – US News

2 comments

  1. Sara

    So it is going to be Bush vs. Clinton????
    Do the people have a voice anymore?

  2. Todd

    How is Jeb Bush getting so much money? Are we Republicans that stupid? There is no way a Bush will ever win the White House again!

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