Published: Aug 10, 2011 5:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) - Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman picked up a Bush endorsement in Florida in his quest for the Republican presidential nomination.
Jeb Bush Jr., youngest son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, said Wednesday he's backing Huntsman. The younger Bush said he supports Huntsman's focus on turning around the faltering economy and creating jobs.
Bush also cited Huntsman's foreign policy experience. Huntsman most recently served as President Barack Obama's ambassador to China.
Huntsman also named Miami resident Ana Navarro to chair his efforts to reach Hispanic voters. Navarro had a similar role in John McCain's 2008 presidential bid.
Most polls have Huntsman running at the bottom of the GOP field.

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