Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush suffered long-distance electoral defeats in Indiana and Idaho on Tuesday.
In Indiana, the state's top education official -- a Bush ally and top lieutenant in his education foundation -- was defeated by a Democratic challenger. And, in Idaho, voters repealed three controversial education laws that bore the Bush seal of approval.
The question now is whether Bennett will throw his name in for Florida’s vacant Commissioner of Education post?
O'Connor discussed the outcomes in Indiana and Idaho with WUSF Morning Edition host Carson Cooper.