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.
Jeb Bush will be in California this coming week for another round of big-time fundraising, beginning with a $25,000 per couple event Monday in Newport Beach.
A nugget from a New York Times piece about how Hillary Clinton's advisers are planning and hoping to use Bill Clinton in the campaign:
In his first foray into New Hampshire as a potential Republican presidential contender, former Gov. Jeb Bush talked up Florida’s record on education during his tenure.
Scott Walker will likely be on the front page of Florida's biggest newspaper Sunday. From our profiile:
CONCORD, N.H. — Once dubbed America's most divisive governor, Wisconsin's Scott Walker may be the biggest threat to the presidential ambitions of Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.
Jeb Bush just wrapped up an interview with a Fox News radio host and said the U.S. should not close the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay.
Jeb Bush this week has worked to assert his pro-Israel credentials after criticism from the right surfaced over comments James Baker, an adviser to Bush’s presidential campaign in waiting, made about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
WASHINGTON — "I'm not an expert on the ways of Washington," Jeb Bush told conservatives last month when he was asked about a funding dispute in Congress.
Jeb Bush is distancing himself from critical remarks an adviser, former Secretary of State James Baker, made about Bibi Netanyahu on Monday night.
A new Florida robo poll by the Democratic-leaning Public Poloicy Polling finds a majority of voters don't think either Marco Rubio or Jeb Bush should run for president - and that Hillary Clinton leads all the GOP presidential contender in Florida, although just barely in the cases of Bush and Rubio.
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