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John Ellis Bush

    John Ellis "Jeb" Bush is a Republican and the 43rd governor of Florida. He is also founder of the Foundation for Florida’s Future.

    Elected in 1998, he served two terms.  Before entering politics, Bush held jobs in consulting, investing, lobbying and served as a partner or on the boards of several businesses. He was also chairman of the Dade County Republican Party.

    Bush was born in Midland, Texas, on Feb. 11, 1953, as the second of six children of former President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1973. He and his wife, Columba Gallo Bush, have three children.

    1. Quinnipiac poll: Scott Walker, Jeb Bush top competitive GOP presidential field


      Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush lead a crowded field of Republicans in a new poll of potential 2016 potential presidential contenders. Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a far wider lead among Democrats.

    2. Jeb Bush tries to cool the perception he's all about raising money


      The following is from the Washington Post:

    3. Clinton email controversy raises questions about Jeb Bush, Rick Scott

      State Roundup

      News that Hillary Clinton used a private email account during her time as Secretary of State draws contrasts and similarities to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and current Gov. Rick Scott, both of whom have drawn criticism for using private email.

    4. Hillary Clinton's private email account draws a contrast to Jeb Bush


      Hillary Clinton used a personal email account during her time at the State Department, the Hillary Clinton is the Democratic frontrunner in the 2016 presidential election.

    5. Jeb Bush, in Vegas, distances himself from his family


      LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush distanced himself from his family on Monday as he courted senior citizens in Nevada, the first stop in a national tour aimed at key states on the presidential primary calendar.

    6. Erick Erickson: 'Jeb Bush is in this to win this and he just might'


      Jeb Bush didn't just bus in troops to counter detractors at CPAC. He also met privately with some leading conservatives, including Erick Erickson of Red State. And Erickson came away impressed.

    7. What Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are up to this week


      Sen. Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush will spend another week on the unofficial presidential primary campaign trail. Here's a rundown for the week of March 2.

      Bush will be in Las Vegas today and visit the Mountain Shadows Community Center to “meet with local residents and discuss the need to …

    8. Ken Plante, 75, dies after three-year battle with ALS


      Former state Sen. Ken Plante died Sunday night after a three-year battle with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

 Plante, 75, was hospitalized last week as his condition worsened.

      Former Gov. Jeb Bush paid a visit to Ken Plante at his home last month when Bush was in Tallahassee for a fundraiser.
    9. The email that rallied Jeb Bush's troops at CPAC


      Setting aside Jeb Bush's solid performance on the CPAC stage yesterday, the headlines would have been quite different today had he been repeatedly booed or faced a mass walk out.

      Jeb Bush met with supporters after his CPAC appearance on Feb. 27, 2015.
    10. Jeb Bush faces the heat at CPAC and stands ground


      OXON Hill, Md. — Jeb Bush walked into a hostile swarm of conservative activists here Friday but, backed by scores of supporters who often drowned out boos with cheers, stood his ground on immigration and Common Core while touting his time as governor."It's a record of accomplishment, of getting things done," Bush …