Some Bush donors think he needs a heavyweight political adviser

Campaign buttons for Republican U.S. presidential candidate and former Florida Governor Bush are displayed prior campaign kickoff rally in MiamiBy Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Some of Republican Jeb Bush’s financial supporters think he needs a heavyweight political adviser to help him navigate the campaign trail and deliver more dynamic performances. According to conversations with a number of donors, some would like to see Bush bring back Mike Murphy, the political veteran who heads Bush’s Right to Rise organization and who by law cannot advise Bush as long as he is at the super PAC. Other donors, while anxious about Bush’s slippage in polls of Republican voters, say they are pleased that he appears to have stopped the bleeding in his campaign with a stronger debate performance in Milwaukee last month and believe he can still emerge as the victor in the unpredictable race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

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