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On Eve of Primary, Bush Criticizes 'Citizens United,' Role of Money in Politics

Allegra Boverman for NHPR

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush campaigned in Nashua on Monday, and criticized the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling. 

Bush spoke at an invitation-only Rotary lunch at the Nashua Country Club, where he was asked about what he would do to counter the influence of money in politics.

In a break from other Republicans in the race, Bush expressed disappointment with the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United v. FEC ruling and said he would support changing it.

"So it's going to a require an amendment to the Constitution," said Bush. "There is a growing sense that we need to amend the Constitution though. There's a growing sense because of the lack of a balanced budget."

The Super PAC supporting Bush, Right to Rise, raised close to $124 million-dollars last year.

Bush kept up a mostly positive tone - with a few jabs at front runner Donald Trump - and spoke about politicians being accountable for their actions.

"When I'm president of the United States," said Bush, "I will not blame Barack Obama for a single thing because the day that I'm sworn into office, it's on my watch, whatever it is."

Before joining NHPR in August 2014, Jack was a freelance writer and radio reporter. His work aired on NPR, BBC, Marketplace and 99% Invisible, and he wrote for the Christian Science Monitor and Northern Woodlands.
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