Eye on 2016, Republicans barnstorm early-voting New Hampshire

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush, pictured here in National Harbor, Maryland, outside Washington on February 27, 2015, is one of four prospective Republican presidential contenders visiting New Hampshire this weekendSeveral Republican presidential hopefuls crowded into New Hampshire including Jeb Bush, who launched his 2016 debut in the early-primary state to court some of America’s most influential voters. Bush dropped in Friday for two events, his first political trip to the state in 15 years, while another rising Republican, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, began no fewer than five meetings with potential supporters and donors that will carry through to Saturday. “They are both making first impressions,” Fergus Cullen, a former state Republican chairman who hosted Bush at a house party late Friday, told AFP. His brother, George W. Bush, and his father, George H.W. Bush, have both already held the office.

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