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Jeb Bush

$150.2M raised (Out)

Republican, former Florida Governor

Jeb entered the race with a shock-and-awe strategy, digging into family fundraising networks and becoming the earliest candidate to raise $100 million. 2015's later months were rougher, as Bush plunged in polls and found himself fighting with his Floridian understudy, Marco Rubio, for undecided donors.

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Miguel Fernandez

Miguel Fernandez

  • Investor
  • $3.2 million donated to Jeb Bush this cycle

Miguel Fernandez is a Cuban-American billionaire and philanthropist who's known Bush for decades. Although he was the candidate's biggest early donor, he told The Wall Street Journal he has never asked Jeb for a political favor.

Hank Greenberg

Hank Greenberg

  • Former AIG chairman
  • $10 million donated to Jeb Bush this cycle
  • Top issues
  • Deregulating Wall Street
  • Support for Israel

The 90-year-old Wall Street titan built AIG into the world’s largest financial services company, but that was before its $185 billion government bailout in 2008. Greenberg later sued the federal government and won, claiming the Federal Reserve had overstepped its legal boundaries.

Ray Hunt

Ray Hunt

  • Oil & gas magnate
  • $2 million donated to Jeb Bush this cycle
  • Top issues
  • Deregulating oil & gas

The oil millionaire had close ties with Jeb's brother. He was part of George W. Bush's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board and is a trustee of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

Woody Johnson

Woody Johnson

  • Businessman
  • $1 million donated to Jeb Bush this cycle
  • Top issues
  • Lower taxes

Johnson, the owner of the New York Jets football team, has a habit of picking Republican winners. He's backed the last three GOP nominees. He's serving as Bush's finance chair.

Trevor Rees Jones

Trevor Rees Jones

  • Oil & gas magnate
  • $2 million donated to Jeb Bush this cycle
  • Top issues
  • Deregulating oil & gas

The CEO of Chief Oil & Gas and his wife gave early and big to Bush.

Richard Kinder

Richard Kinder

  • Oil & gas magnate
  • $2 million donated to Jeb Bush this cycle
  • Top issues
  • Deregulating oil & gas

Kinder is the founder of Kinder Morgan, a Houston-based oil and energy company, which saw its shares hit an all-time low in late 2015 due to low oil prices.

Bob McNair

Bob McNair

  • Businessman
  • $500,000 donated to Jeb Bush this cycle
  • Top issues
  • Deregulating electric energy
  • Tort reform
  • Opposing LGBT causes

The Houston Texans owner is a veteran of the Republican fundraising circuit. McNair has been especially generous in this cycle, giving to Bush, Cruz, Graham and Walker.

William Oberndorf

William Oberndorf

  • Investor, businessman
  • $1.5 million donated to Jeb Bush this cycle
  • Top issues
  • Economic growth
  • Deregulating Wall Street

This San Francisco investor supported Mitt Romney in 2008 and 2012 and was an early backer of the Bush campaign.

T. Boone Pickens

T. Boone Pickens

  • Oil & gas magnate
  • $100,000 donated to Jeb Bush this cycle
  • Top issues
  • Deregulating oil & gas

The oil tycoon was one of Bush's earliest backers, but lately he’s expressed more interest in Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, per NBC. He told CNN Jeb appeared to be “running in molasses.”

Charles Schwab

Charles Schwab

  • Investor
  • $1.5 million donated to Jeb Bush this cycle
  • Top issues
  • Economic growth

The founder of the brokerage firm and banking company joined Mitt Romney on the trail to actively campaign with the candidate in 2012. Like many Romney alumni, he now backs Bush.

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