At Christian University, Jeb Bush will seek support from evangelicals

Bush addresses the National Review Institute's 2015 Ideas Summit in WashingtonBy Steve Holland LEXINGTON, Va. (Reuters) – Potential Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush will seek on Saturday to increase his appeal among evangelical Christians, a significant voting bloc, in an appearance at a Christian university. Bush is to deliver the commencement address at Liberty University in nearby Lynchburg, Virginia. The school was founded by evangelical leader Jerry Falwell and it is where conservative Republican Senator Ted Cruz announced his 2016 presidential campaign in March. Bush’s appearance at Liberty allows him to demonstrate to evangelicals his deeply held Catholic faith.

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