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Hillary Clinton set to raise $45M in gifts both small — and large

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Hillary Rodham Clinton‘s presidential campaign says it is on track to report that it has raised more than $45 million since its launch in mid-April, with the vast majority of those donating giving less than $100. While Clinton’s campaign on Wednesday touted its success with such small-dollar donors, the leading Democrat in the 2016 race also pulled in a large chunk on campaign cash from donors who are giving her the maximum allowed by law. In all, Clinton’s campaign said,…

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Matt Corrigan: Jeb Bush is ‘really gonna have to earn it’

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Calling the 2016 battleground in Florida “utterly fascinating,” UNF’s Matt Corrigan says Jeb Bush‘s official entry into the presidential race will put to the test Bush’s gamble that he can “lose the primary to win the general.” “Jeb will talk about his policy differences with the base on immigration and Common Core,” says Corrigan, a political science professor and the widely quoted author of Conservative Hurricane: How Jeb Bush Remade Florida. “The question, though, is there space in the Republican primary process…

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Where they stand: Jeb Bush on key topics of 2016 campaign

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, aides say, and plans to announce that June 15. Here’s where he stands on some of the issues likely to be debated in the campaign. IMMIGRATION Bush supports a system that would allow immigrants in the country illegally to stay, if they plead guilty to illegal entry, pay penalties and past-due taxes, learn English and perform community service. Bush views such a system as vital to accelerating…

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Carly Fiorina digital ad highlights ‘momentum’ in Iowa

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Carly Fiorina released the first digital ad in her race to be the Republican presidential nominee. The 90-second spot, titled “Momentum,” mentions the “early buzz” for the former Hewlett-Packard CEO as she becomes the only female candidate in a crowded GOP field. “We need leadership in the White House now that will unlock the potential of this great nation by changing the order of things in Washington, D.C.,” Fiorina says in a statement. “Challenging the status quo.” The ad, produced by the Carly…

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