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Posted on 04/07/2006 10:32:21 PM PDT by summer
TALLAHASSEE Gov. Jeb Bush made it clear Friday that he will not seek the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Sen. Bill Nelson, regardless of who asks him to run.
"No, hell no," Bush said when asked whether he would consider replacing U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris as the Republican candidate if she ends her faltering campaign to challenge the Democratic incumbent.
He said he often is asked about getting into the contest.
What if his brother, President Bush, called?
"No. (Not even if) Pope Benedict calls," Bush responded. "I'm not doing it, trust me. I am not interested."
Bush, 53, has retained a high popularity rating through his two terms as governor and often has been mentioned as a possible presidential candidate for 2008. He repeatedly has denied he would run then, but hasn't ruled out a candidacy after that....
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No hell no!........Perhaps he should have added that 'my wife won't let me'.....that's what I heard.
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