Jeb Bush holds firm on immigration, Common Core as tea partiers lead CPAC walkout

Posted on AllSides February 28th, 2015
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush followed through Friday on his promise not to pander to the party’s activists base, standing his ground on a couple of thorny issues that most grass-roots conservatives can’t stomach.

In a highly anticipated appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Mr. Bush did not waiver in his support for Common Core K-12 education standards and an immigration fix that legalizes the millions of people living here illegally.

“The simple fact is there is no plan to deport 11 million people,” Mr. Bush said. “We should...

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