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THE BUZZ: FLORIDA POLITICS

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2015, file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb. Bush speaks to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs in Chicago. Let s say that America has given you the job of picking the perfect candidate for president. There are all sorts of things to start the list: leadership, vision, charisma, communication skills and foreign policy cred. And more: fundraising prowess, authenticity, empathy, a keen understanding of the presidency and maybe a little familiarity with running for the office. Most voters don t really care about campaign finance, but raking in cash is an essential skill for any successful candidate., and Bush is in a position to do just that. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File) WX407

Jeb Bush exploits non-candidate status to rewrite campaign finance playbook

WASHINGTON — As Jeb Bush continues a torrid fundraising schedule across the country, he is pushing new boundaries of campaign finance law, exploiting his status as a non-candidate to avoid contribution limits and amass a cash pile already in the tens of millions. The effort, which supporters call "shock and awe," i …

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