In fundraising, Jeb is on defense

While Bush is in Miami this weekend, Walker, Cruz, Rubio and Paul will be making their case to social conservatives at Ralph Reed’s Iowa summit. Meanwhile, Adelson’s Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual meeting in Las Vegas is expected to draw Cruz, Lindsey Graham and other pro-Israel hawks making a play for the billionaire’s financial backing.

Bush’s two-day summit at 1Hotel is a thank you of sorts to four levels of major donors who’ve already bundled at least $50,000 – the highest level is for donors who’ve already raised $500,000 for Bush’s Right to Rise PAC.

The confab starts Sunday afternoon with a welcome reception, then a dinner with Jeb and his wife, Columba, and a late night party, followed by panel discussions Monday morning with some of Bush’s policy advisers and then a lunch panel discussion moderated by the candidate.