(CNN) - Rick Santorum, who emerged as Mitt Romney's fiercest competitor for the Republican presidential nomination, will speak at the Republican National Convention, a senior GOP official tells CNN.
The former Pennsylvania senator is one of four Republicans including former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, who will be announced Tuesday as primetime convention speakers. They join seven others who Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus announced Monday would address the convention.
(CNN) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, rumored to be among those under consideration for Mitt Romney's running mate, praised the presumptive GOP nominee's campaign on Wednesday for the way it has handled the vice presidential search, and made his own prediction for when Romney will announce his selection.
"I like the fact that the Boston campaign has kept it close to the vest. I think it's kind of humiliating for prospective candidates to be carted out in a public way. There's only gonna be one winner, right? So it's good to do it the way they are doing it," Bush said in an interview with WCPO, a local affiliate in Cincinnati.
(CNN) - It's all goes back to Ohio. Mitt Romney spends the day in the state Wednesday, stopping in Bowling Green outside of Toledo for a town hall at 2:05 p.m. ET. Meanwhile, two running mate contenders will also make appearances in the Buckeye State, including former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal
A day after campaigning in Texas, President Barack Obama stays closer to home in Washington, D.C. and attends a private fund-raiser. First Lady Michelle Obama, on the other hand, will attend a fund-raiser in Birmingham, Alabama Wednesday night.
See the full schedule after the jump.
(CNN) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, rumored to be among those considered for Mitt Romney's running mate, will travel to Hamilton, Ohio on Wednesday to appear at his first official campaign event for the presumptive GOP presidential nominee.
His appearance comes the same day Romney holds an event about 200 miles away in Bowling Green in the northwest part of the state.
(CNN) - Former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida is not being vetted for the job of vice president by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, his son said in a Monday interview.
"He's not being vetted right now," George P. Bush said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer." "He's one of the few politicians that does what he says in the sense that he's not actively pursuing a higher office."
(CNN) – A day after former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said his father, George H.W. Bush, wouldn't find a place in today's Republican Party, the former president pushed back at the idea.
"I know what he's getting at, but I don't think it would be difficult," Bush said, while answering a reporter's question on Tuesday in Kennebunkport, Maine.
(CNN) - Jeb Bush, the popular former governor of Florida, took to Twitter Tuesday to clarify his remark that Ronald Reagan, along with his father George H.W. Bush, wouldn't fit within today's Republican Party.
"The point I was making yesterday is this: The political system today is hyperpartisan. Both sides are at fault," Bush wrote, adding in a separate Tweet: "Am reminded today why I rarely read headlines. #ContextIsImportant."
(CNN) - Former GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich pushed back against comments made by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush Monday, in which Bush argued Ronald Reagan would struggle to fit in with what he described as today's partisan-charged Republican Party.
"I'm not sure what Jeb's referring to," Gingrich said on CNN's "John King, USA." "We just had a pretty grueling campaign, which had a fair amount of disagreement, a pretty wide range of views from Ron Paul to say Tim Pawlenty."
(CNN) – One of the GOP's leading voices said Monday that former President Ronald Reagan, considered an idol among Republican politicians, would struggle to mesh with today's hyper-partisan attitude among some elected officials.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, speaking to editors at Bloomberg, also said his father, former President George H.W. Bush, would have trouble fitting in with today's Republican Party.
(CNN) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush firmly put his foot down on the idea of being Mitt Romney's running mate, saying "under no circumstances" would he accept the gig.
"I'm not gonna do it and I'm not gonna be asked and it's not gonna happen," he said in an interview to air Thursday on CBS "This Morning."