Since Leaving Office, Bush Raises $1M a Day for Library

Dubya raises funds faster than predecessors
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted May 4, 2009 3:48 PM CDT
Former President George W. Bush waves before throwing out the first pitch before the baseball opener between the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, April 6, 2009.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – George W. Bush has amassed over $100 million in donations for the construction of a presidential library at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Time reports, with most coming since he left office. Bush has tapped into his campaign donor network to hit the estimated $300 million cost for the project, which will hold all official documents from his presidency, and feature a museum and research facility.