Jeb Bush is an early GOP favorite as companies cut PAC checks

Jeb Bush is an early GOP favorite as companies cut PAC checks

By Anna Palmer (Politico) –

The first signs of which companies are supporting Republican 2016 presidential candidates are in, and things are looking good for Jeb Bush.

Four companies’ political action committees and a union have reported that they cut checks this year to the former Florida governor’s Right to Rise leadership PAC, according to Federal Election Commission filings processed by CQ Political Moneyline.

In February, PACs for Eastman Chemical Company contributed $15,000 and accounting firm Deloitte contributed $10,000 each to Bush. Amphastar Pharmaceuticals PAC and the International Association of Firefighters PAC both gave Bush $5,000. The conservative Civic Forum PAC also contributed $500 to Bush in February.

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