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.
Charlie Crist spoke with CNN's Piers Morgan on Wednesday and again invoked Jeb Bush in an attempt to explain why he left the GOP. Crist cites extremism but neglects to say that he left the GOP because Marco Rubio had overrun his chances at the U.S. Senate.
Jeb Bush declared during an event in New York yesterday that he'd put his conservative record "up against anybody that's in Congress right now," and did not apologize for having a "temperate" tone.
Jeb Bush will receive the annual Jack Kemp Leadership Award on Monday in Washington.
Jeb Bush did not hold back against opponents of Common Core in a speech in Boston this morning, saying "criticisms and conspiracy theories are easy attention grabbers."
On the eve of Jeb Bush's annual Summit on Education Reform in Boston, a liberal New Mexico organization has accused Bush's Florida-based education foundation of violating IRS rules for nonprofits.
House Speaker John Boehner: “Bill Young is the dean of the Florida Congressional delegation, a tireless voice for our men and women in uniform and America’s national security, and a dear friend. Since 1970, he has served with distinction in the People’s House - and both the House and the …
Jeb Bush continues his campaign in defense of Common Core with a piece today in Human Events. He offers a challenge to states that have wobbled (Florida included) on the academic standards:
Debates are erupting across the country over the “Common Core” educational standards adopted by 45 states, but the controversy has especially deep significance in Florida. This, after all, is home of Jeb Bush, a Common Core champion and still the most influential GOP leader in the state.
TAMPA — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is considering an executive order to address growing controversy over the Common Core State Standards.