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MACKINAC ISLAND (CBSMiami/AP) —  Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is set to speak at GOP leadership meeting in September.

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The Michigan Republican Party announced Friday the former Florida governor would attend the 31st Biennial Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan.

In a statement, Bush says: “Leaders in Michigan have shown that conservative principles can create an environment where everyone has the opportunity to rise up.”

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The conference runs Sept. 18-20th.

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