The Washington Times - January 7, 2009, 06:01AM

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he won’t run for Sen. Mel Martinez’s seat in 2010, ending rampant speculation from political observers — including his dad, the Chicago Tribune is reporting.

Jeb Bush says he wants to focus on rebuilding the Republican Party.


Considering the current condition of the GOP, it might have been easier to run for the Senate.  Oh well, nothing like giving yourself an ambitious, long-term goal.