Even Goldman Sachs Has Bailed on Bush

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  • `Like buying a stock and watching it fall,' an ex-partner says

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush gets into his vehicle after a campaign event at the Cedar Falls Eagles Club on Jan. 30, 2016 in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Jeb Bush turned out to be such a bad investment for bankers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. that the hundreds of thousands of dollars they threw at him has become a company joke. At least one senior person at the firm likes to remind his colleagues that their donations to his White House race haven’t worked out so well.

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