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The race is on to milk Romney's cash cows
The race is on to milk Romney's cash cows

Mitt Romney's decision to forego a third campaign for president has set off a scramble for money among the remaining "establishment" Republicans who are considering a run for the White House. Like cash cows with full udders, wealthy Romney backers are suddenly being eyed by the likes of Chris Christie, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Marco Rubio, each of whom would love to be the first in line with a milk bucket. In 2012, the ultimately unsuccessful Romney effort may have lacked a smart strategy or a perfect candidate, but money was no problem. Mr. Romney's network of donors helped finance a billion-dollar campaign. With Mr. Romney opting out of 2016's political...

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