Former First Lady Barbara Bush says she’s unconcerned about personalquestions raised about her son, George W., who’s seeking the Republicanparty’s next presidential nomination. During a campaign stop in Iowa, Mrs.Bush says “there’s nothing wrong with her son’s personal life at all.” Mrs.Bush first campaigned in Iowa 20 years ago as her husband barnstormed forsupport in Iowa’s 1980 caucuses.When asked by reporters whether she likes to campaign, Mrs. Bush said it’s”o.kay.”Mrs. Bush spoke over the noon hour in Des Moines at a luncheon which raised100-thousand dollars for her son’s campaign. During her speech, Mrs. Bush called the campaign “overwhelming” –“tough,but very exciting.” Mrs. Bush said she and her husband, the former president, are as proud astwo parents can be” of their two political sons who are the Governors ofFlorida and Texas.The Bush campaign announced today that it has raised more than 56-milliondollars this year — from over 135-thousand individuals.
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