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After 6 months of consideration, Jeb Bush ready for '16 race

4 years 9 months 1 week ago Monday, June 15 2015 Jun 15, 2015 June 15, 2015 6:49 AM June 15, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Steve Peoples

WASHINGTON- Jeb Bush is ready to launch a presidential campaign months in the making with a focus on the "most vulnerable in our society."

Six months after he got the 2016 campaign started by saying he was considering a bid, the 62-year-old former Florida governor will formally enter the race Monday.

Bush joins the crowded Republican campaign in some ways in a commanding position. The brother of one president and son of another, Bush has likely raised a recording-breaking amount of money and conceived of a new approach on how to structure his campaign.

But while unquestionably one of the top-tier candidates in the GOP race, he is also only one of several in a capable Republican field that does not have a true front-runner.

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