August 7, 2012 Former President Jimmy Carter will speak, by video at least, at the Democratic National Convention to urge a second term for President Obama. Meanwhile, Republicans announced that Rick Santorum, who was Mitt Romney's most durable rival for the presidential nomination, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will speak at their convention.
Beth Myers, who leads Mitt Romney's search for a running mate, tweeted a less-than-random assortment of Republican politicians on Friday afternoon.
July 27, 2012 Beth Myers gave shout-outs to several of Mitt Romney's potential running mates. And then several more.
Then-governors Mitt Romney (left) of Massachusetts and Jeb Bush of Florida in 2005. Bush has endorsed his fellow Republican's presidential bid.
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March 21, 2012 "Now is the time for Republicans to unite behind Gov. Romney and take our message of fiscal conservatism and job creation to all voters this fall," the former Florida governor says.
February 7, 2011 Rich Lowry, editor of the conservative National Review, accepts the idea is odd but still likes it. He argues that Bush should run in 2012, not 2016, a year Bush said he would more likely consider. Lowry argues that Bush will still be a Bush even if he waits so he might as well just get in.
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