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.
From Florida's capital to early voting Iowa, Jeb Bush dramatically beefed up his political committee this week making it the largest GOP presidential campaign-in-waiting.
Update: Bush has also snagged David Kochel as an adviser. Kochel has been a longtime Mitt Romney adviser.
It happened Friday but in a sign of the modern opposition research machine, Jeb Bush's comments on immigration became a thing this afternoon.
Jeb Bush skipped Steve King's Iowa gathering over the weekend and for good reason. The forum was hostile to anyone who supports Common Core and immigration reform.
A USA Today/Suffolk University poll out today highlights the wide-open Republican field. It's so early that no one knows what will happen. But for …
The Jeb Bush factor ... His aggressive foray into race drew in Mitt Romney and now Chris Christie. From the Wall Street Journal:
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In his first public event since taking steps toward a presidential run, Jeb Bush on Friday called on political leaders to overhaul the country's immigration and education systems, increase job training programs and ease energy regulations to spur economic growth.
Jeb Bush was out of the Florida governor's mansion for less than a year when he signed a $15,000-a-month consulting deal with InnoVida, a Miami startup promising to revolutionize affordable housing with remarkably sturdy and lightweight building panels.
WASHINGTON — It's Marco Rubio's version of the Tom Petty anthem I Won't Back Down.