NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- When Jeb Bush took the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, he found himself defending stances on the two most tricky political issues for him in a GOP presidential primary: immigration and Common Core.
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Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register. Pappas is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., where he was editor-in-chief of The Sewanee Purple. While in college, he did internships at NBC's Meet the Press and the White House. He grew up in Mobile, Ala., where he graduated from St. Paul's Episcopal School. He and his wife live on Capitol Hill.
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