Despite push from Christie, Bush, GOP donors appear in no hurry to commit to 2016 candidates

Associated Press

The Republican Party's most sought-after donors appear content to let things shake out a bit before making a commitment to any one candidate.

Interviews with more than a dozen donors and fundraisers across the country suggest many are choosing to hold back until they have a better sense of the field and get a chance to meet with the would-be presidents.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is the latest to join the list of prospective candidates for president who are now asking people for money,

Christie took his most decisive step yet toward a bid early Monday when he announced the formation of a political action committee, which will essentially serve as a campaign-in-waiting.

The number of Republicans vying for the presidential nomination might ultimately top two dozen.