PLEDGE NOW
Here and Now with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
Public radio's live
midday news program
With sponsorship from
Mathworks - Accelerating the pace of engineering and science
Accelerating the pace
of engineering and science
Friday, March 15, 2013

Jeb Bush Speaks To CPAC, But Are Conservatives Listening?

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.  (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush gives a speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday night.

His changing message on immigration has been falling on deaf ears in the Republican party, which is trying to attract Latino voters after two consecutive White House defeats.

If he runs for President in 2016, can Jeb Bush avoid being weighed down by the legacies of his brother and father?

His political maneuvers come as his Mexican-American son, George P. Bush, this week filed papers to run for Texas land commissioner. (Watch his campaign video here.)

Guest:


Please follow our community rules when engaging in comment discussion on this site.
Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

August 3 2 Comments

Tony Award Winner Jessie Mueller On Taking On The Work Of Sara Bareilles

In the new musical "Waitress," Mueller plays a waitress in a Southern diner set to the music of Sara Bareilles.

August 3 5 Comments

Obama Announces Historic Plan To Limit Carbon Pollution, But Some Vow To Challenge It

The Clean Power Plan will require power plants to cut carbon dioxide emissions, 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

August 3 4 Comments

10 Years After Katrina, New Orleans’ Recovery Is ‘Tale Of Two Cities’

A lot has changed in the decade since Hurricane Katrina tore through New Orleans, but the recovery has been uneven.

July 31 24 Comments

What Is It About Cecil That Makes People Care?

The lion's death wasn't the only shocking poaching incident this week, as five elephants were slaughtered in Kenya.