Rubio Poised to Benefit From Bush’s Exit, With Kasich in Pursuit

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There's still much to be had from the carcass of Jeb Bush's failed bid for presidency.

The former Florida governor dropped out of the race recently and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's team dashes to pick up the leftover supporters.

While Rubio is expected to be the biggest benefactor of Bush's exit, some donors are expressing reservations about quickly investing in another candidate with no guarantee of victory in a year where money has not dictated success.

Rubio's campaign, hoping to portray a flood of finances, confirms that he has gained the financial support of former U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas John Rood, who donated at least $135,000 to pro-Bush super PAC Right to Rise

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