Time: George Bush Has Already Raised $100 Mil for His $300-Mil SMU Library
|Courtesy Dallas Independent School District|
|Laura and George Bush at John J. Pershing Elementary in February|
The historically fast pace of Bush's fundraising has been all the more remarkable for taking place during a period of economic contraction. "He's struck a very positive nerve among a lot of financial sources across the country," said J. French Hill, a Little Rock banker and major Bush campaign bundler who leads the fundraising effort in Arkansas.