Setting 2016 bar, pro-Jeb Bush group brings in $103 mn

Jeb Bush announces his candidacy for the 2016 presidential elections, at Miami Dade College on June 15, 2015, in Miami, FloridaThe independent political group supporting Jeb Bush’s 2016 US presidential ambitions said Thursday it raised a whopping $103 million in the first six months of the year. The Right to Rise super PAC’s huge haul, combined with the $11.4 million that Bush’s actual campaign raised in the second quarter, marks an unprecedented war chest as the son and brother of two presidents gears up for a very competitive Republican Party primary race. “Jeb is encouraged and grateful for the tremendous early support and enthusiasm his candidacy has generated since he launched his campaign,” said Woody Johnson, the Bush campaign’s national finance chairman.

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