Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Jeb out

Sad - he would have been as good of a Senator as he was a Governor - and Florida's best chance for a conservative of substance. Now?
Former Gov. Jeb Bush announced Tuesday that he won't run for the U.S. Senate in 2010 to replace the retiring Mel Martinez, saying that it was not the right time to return to elected office.

"I can play a role in helping to reshape the Republican Party's message and focus on 21st century solutions to 21st century problems," Bush told The Associated Press in a phone interview. "Not running does not preclude me from being involved in these things and I will be."

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