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2016 politics stir up Ex-Im debate

Kevin Cirilli, The Hill

Likely Republican presidential candidates including former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker have all attacked Ex-Im, bucking powerful business groups on a top-tier priority ahead of their likely campaigns. Tea Party friendly favorites such as Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who already announced his candidacy, and Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who is expected to do so next week, also oppose the bank.