Laura Bush hits fundraising circuit for Jeb
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Laura Bush is hitting the fundraising circuit to help reinvigorate her brother-in-law’s presidential campaign.

The former first lady is scheduled to host a pair of fundraisers to benefit former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush next month in the Sunshine State, Bloomberg reported.


On Oct. 6, Laura Bush will host a group of donors in suburban Orlando. The next day, she’ll jointly host a second event in Palm Beach with Columba Bush, Jeb's wife.

The former two-term Republican governor has tried not to tie himself too closely to his brother former President George W. Bush’s administration.

But in recent days, Bush has tapped both his brother and father, former president George H.W. Bush, to help raise money.

George W. Bush hosted a fundraiser Thursday in New York and is scheduled to hold two events later this month, one in Texas and another in Arkansas, Bloomberg reported.

George H.W. Bush, who served one term from 1989 to 1993, will also join his son George W. Bush at a donor retreat Oct. 25 in Houston.

“Politics, you know, really does end up being a family business,” Laura Bush told audiences during her husband’s presidency. “Everyone gets involved, whether they want to or not.”

Seen as a likely frontrunner when he entered the race, Jeb Bush has faded in the polls in recent weeks, losing ground to business mogul Donald Trump and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson.