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GOP Sen. Dean Heller endorses Jeb Bush for president

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev.

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev.

CARSON CITY — Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has endorsed Jeb Bush for president.

Heller issued a statement Wednesday calling Bush a proven leader with a strong record during his time as Florida governor.

The endorsement comes the day Bush is scheduled to make campaign visits in Reno and North Las Vegas.

Heller called Bush a pragmatic conservative who believes in growing the Republican Party and uniting it during his presidential run, and said he was proud to back him.

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