JEB Aims to Win Black Obama Voters… Is he just crazy?
While the question of whether Republicans can win back enough Latino voters to capture the White House has dominated the political discussion, Jeb Bush, perhaps uniquely among the GOP contenders, could also put into play African-American voters. He won 14 percent of the black vote in his 1998 run for governor, a record for statewide GOP candidates, and nearly three times as well as Bush had done four years earlier in his loss to Democratic incumbent Lawton Chiles.
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