The 2016 presidential elections are still 21 months away, but a key first test for Republicans took place this week near Washington, DC. CPAC is the largest conservative gathering of the year, and Florida’s Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush were among the speakers. Jim analyzes what they and other conservative Republicans had to say with Miami Herald Political Writer Patricia Mazzei.
For years, debates about holding Florida teachers and schools accountable followed a predictable pattern: Democrats and teachers unions criticized the plans as being too heavily reliant on standardized testing, while Republicans pushed through the plans and insisted that measuring student progress ensures children will learn. This year, the terms of the debate have changed.
While he has only indicated at this time that he is looking into a possible Oval Office run in 2016, former Gov. Jeb Bush plans to set himself apart from his family during a speech Wednesday in Chicago.
Jeb Bush was preparing to release the emails he sent and received as Florida governor when he was excoriated by a letter-writer to The Miami Herald.
Barbara Bush, the mother of former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush, no longer feels there have been too many Bushes in the White House – as she stated two years ago.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is celebrating reading through a fundraiser for his mother’s project, “The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.”
Supposedly, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was in Tallahassee this week for a summit on education. But between the fundraiser he held in town, another fundraiser later in the week in New York City and the release of the first chapter of a book chronicling his time as governor through emails he sent and received, it looked a lot like the soft launch of a presidential campaign.
Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign-in-waiting has a ‘help wanted’ sign out for new technology chief.
As promised on Monday, former Jeb Bush released the first chapter of his e-book and host of emails from his time as governor.
Keynoting a graduation ceremony for small business owners at Miami Dade College, Marco Rubio might have been speaking of himself.