Jeb Bush Makes His Pitch to the Base

Facing skepticism from the conservative base of Republican party, the former Florida governor enters the lion's den at CPAC.

Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida, listens to a question during an interview with Sean Hannity, host of the Sean Hannity Show, at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Facing intermittent boos, protest chants, and a handful of conservatives walking out on him, Jeb Bush made his case for immigration reform, eased himself away from controversial aspects of Common Core, and promoted his record as Florida governor in a key moment of his nascent presidential campaign.

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