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Jeb Bush Jr. to hold fundraiser for Connie Mack

Jeb Bush Jr., who last month threw his support behind Rep. Connie Mack IV for U.S. Senate, is throwing a fundraiser for Mack Thursday at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables.

Expected guests at the reception include Mack's father, former Sen. Connie Mack III, as well as Miami Republican Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, David Rivera and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and former Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart

The chairman of the event is GOP fundraiser Jorge Arrizurieta. Several Miami-Dade mayors -- Carlos Hernandez of Hialeah, Manny Maroño of Sweetwater and Yioset De La Cruz of Hialeah Gardens -- are also on the invite.

Contributions are $500 per person.