Kent Covington
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Bush promises a presidential campaign 'with heart'

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington
Posted 6/15/15, 09:00 pm

MIAMI—Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made his long-awaited presidential campaign announcement Monday. He told supporters America needs a president who is willing to shake things up, and he’s their man.  

“I will be that president because I was a reforming governor, not just another member of the club,” Bush said. “I know how to fix this because I’ve done it.”

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GOP frontrunners court Iowans with motorcycles, pork roast

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
Posted 6/10/15, 03:20 pm

This past weekend at a Republican Party event in Boone, Iowa, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker rode in on a motorcycle, and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., donned an apron and served pork roast.

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Rick Perry touts Texas economy in presidential campaign announcement

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington
Posted 6/04/15, 04:30 pm

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s presidential campaign reboot is ready for takeoff. He announced his second Oval Office bid on Thursday from an airplane hangar in the Dallas suburb of Addison, Texas.

After a 2012 campaign in which Perry crashed and burned on a series of debate gaffes, the governor declared this election will be a triumph of substance over style and record over rhetoric.

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