The Tampa Tribune is reporting that 120 key political insiders inside Florida believe that Jeb Bush WILL mount a campaign in 2016. Fewer think Marco Rubio will.
“Jeb Bush says he hasn’t made up his mind about running for president in 2016, but the overwhelming verdict from 120 of Florida’s most plugged in politicos is that Bush ultimately will take the plunge.Seventy four percent of the participants in our latest Tampa Bay Times Political Insider poll predict Bush will run in 2016, while only 33 percent expect that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will run for president in 2016.
“Jeb is showing all the signs of running,” said one Republican. “Rubio is just too young and unseasoned yet for the presidency. Needs to wait a bit longer.”