Jeb Bush Strategist David Kochel Diagnosed with Leukemia

The key Iowa Republican operative has begun “aggressive” treatment.
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Jeb Bush speaks in Davenport, Iowa, on Oct. 6, 2015.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

David Kochel, one of Jeb Bush's top campaign strategists, has been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, according to a Web page assembled by employees of the communications firm he owns in Iowa.

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