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JEB BUSH

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

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      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.

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

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      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.

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

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      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.

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

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      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 …

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

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      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.
    6. The email that rallied Jeb Bush's troops at CPAC

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      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.
    7. Jeb Bush faces the heat at CPAC and stands ground

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      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 …

    8. Jeb Bush exploits non-candidate status to rewrite campaign finance playbook

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      WASHINGTON — As Jeb Bush continues a torrid fundraising schedule across the country, he is pushing new boundaries of campaign finance law, exploiting his status as a noncandidate to avoid contribution limits and amass a cash pile already in the tens of millions.

      Jeb Bush says he’s  merely ex-ploring a run for president.
    9. Jeb Bush faces the heat at CPAC and stands ground

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      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.

      Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush fielded questions from moderator Sean Hannity.
    10. Jeb Bush wasn't popular at his last CPAC, but was he right about the GOP?

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      Two years ago, Jeb Bush took the stage at CPAC, where he’ll return this afternoon, and outlined an inclusive vision for the GOP, one that stood for something, not just against everything President Obama does.

      Jeb Bush's lecture at CPAC two years ago didn’t wow grass-roots conservatives at the Gaylord National hotel outside Washington, but his message seems especially relevant today with the 2016 presidential race looming.