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.
TALLAHASSEE — Jeb Bush never wavered in his support for the Common Core state standards — not even after the education benchmarks became a target for tea party groups decrying federal overreach in education.
The new governor of Florida was feeling exhausted and beleaguered. It was after 10 o'clock at night, and Jeb Bush was still going through angry emails.
Marco Rubio has a big Jeb Bush problem.
More than a decade after Bush helped cultivate Rubio as a star in the Florida Legislature — literally giving him a sword as a symbol of maintaining the conservative flame — the two are on an awkward collision course over running for president in 2016.
A couple weeks ago, Sen. Bill Nelson was at home in Florida and decided to call up Hillary Clinton. She returned the call and Nelson, who was watching 60 Minutes with his wife, had a simple message:
Get in the race for president.
WASHINGTON — When Jeb Bush announced Tuesday that he is "actively" exploring a 2016 campaign for president, he was sending a decisive message to major donors and potential rivals: I'm in.
WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush says he'll "actively explore the possibility of running for President of the United States" in 2016, taking a decisive step that could shake up a large and eager Republican field.
Right after Jeb Bush finished speaking to graduates at the University of South Carolina on Monday, a Democratic opposition research group tweeted that it was there watching.
Former Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum was featured in the Wall Street Journal's The Weekend Interview column on Saturday. McCollum is the chairman of the Republican State Leadership Committee, which raises money for state legislative and judicial races.
When it comes to picking the Republican nominee for president of the United States, the Florida GOP carved a special role for itself in the past two presidential campaigns: self-entitled scofflaw.
Failing test scores aren't the only problem that has caused the military to reject applicants, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says. Another problem is, well, more colorful: tattoos.