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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. Jeb Bush says Donald Trump is 'uninformed,' not a serious candidate

      State Roundup

      MIAMI — The Republican front-runner for the presidential nomination, Donald Trump, is not prepared to be the nation's commander in chief, because he's "uninformed" on major issues facing the U.S, especially defense and foreign affairs, rival Jeb Bush said on Sunday.

      Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to students and supporters during a tailgate campaign stop Saturday on the campus of Mississippi State, in Starkville, Miss., before the college football game between in state rivals Mississippi and Mississippi State. [Associated Press]
    2. Jeb Bush: 'In these serious times, (Trump's) not a serious leader'


      Appearing on Face the Nation, Jeb Bush continued to press his plans for taking out the Islamic State and drew a contrast with Donald Trump.

    3. Jeb Bush: Like Herman Cain, my opponents will slip


      From Zac Anderson of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune:

    4. Cruz pushes past Rubio, Bush in Iowa, poll shows


      Q poll of Iowa likely Republican caucus participants:

      Donald Trump - 25 percent

    5. Rubio's new TV ad focuses on bartender father


      Marco Rubio's first at for Iowa and New Hampshire tells the story of his bartender father.

    6. 'Dark money' group backing Rubio faces another complaint


      The political nonprofit running ads supporting Marco Rubio has become a magnet for election law complaints, the latest coming Monday with a group citing a lack of disclosure.

    7. Marco Rubio in second place in New Hampshire, poll shows


      Suffolk University poll of likely Republican voters in New Hampshire:

      Donald Trump - 22 percent

      Marco Rubio - 11 percent

      Ben Carson - 10 percent

    8. What Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are up to the week of Nov. 23


      What Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are up to the week of Nov. 23

    9. How Bush and Rubio respond to Trump's call to close mosques


      Donald Trump wants to close down mosques in the U.S. and create a database to track Muslims — post-Paris efforts that have stirred debate and backlash.

      Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, gives a speech on foreign policy and national defense, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C.
    10. Grover Norquist takes on Rubio's defense of Big Sugar


      In defending government subsidies for the sugar industry, Sen. Marco Rubio calls it a matter of national security.

      Grover Norqust on Capitol Hill on Nov. 17