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George W. Bush comes to Jeb's rescue

(USA TODAY) NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina saved George W. Bush in 2000. Now the former president is looking to save his brother Jeb 16 years later.

George W. Bush makes an unusual political appearance here Monday night, stumping for Jeb as he seeks a campaign turnaround in Saturday’s pivotal primary in South Carolina.

“I’m proud of the fact he’s coming and honored,” Jeb Bush told reporters when the event was announced last week. “This is the first that he’s really kind of stepped out in the political realm since he was president. I think there will be a lot of interest in what he has to say.”