A team of prominent national Republicans, including former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, plans to gather in Miami Friday to begin mapping out GOP outreach to Hispanics for the 2014 cycle, according to sources familiar with the effort.
The meeting is being organized by the Hispanic Leadership Network, the conservative outside group focused on broadening the GOP’s appeal among Hispanic Americans.
Bush, who has been involved with HLN for several years, is expected to attend, along with former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez and Fred Malek, chairman of the board of the American Action Forum and finance chairman of the Republican Governors Association. …
One strategist involved in the session called it a preliminary “gathering of the minds” focused on “the importance of Hispanics, looking forward to 2014 and beyond.”