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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 offers plan to repeal, replace Obamacare

      State Roundup

      MIAMI — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is proposing to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law with one that would increase tax credits for individuals, allowing them to buy coverage protection against "high-cost medical events."

      Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush reacts to a supporter during the Scott County Republican Party's Ronald Reagan Dinner last week in Davenport, Iowa. [Associated Press]
    2. Bad news for Jeb? Straw poll time in Florida


      Charlie  Crist has said he first realized he was in serious trouble in the Republican party in November, 2009 at the annual Alachua County GOP's Ronald Reagan Black Tie and Blue Jeans BBQ, when the first saw clearly the hostility from party activists. 

    3. Jeb Bush offers plan to replace Obamacare


      Jeb Bush tomorrow in New Hampshire will outline a plan to replace Obamacare

      Background from his campaign:

    4. Top Jeb Bush official, David Kochel, diagnosed with cancer


      The following is from the Des Moines Register:

    5. What Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are up to the week of Oct. 12


      What Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are up to the week of October 12.

    6. Poll: Trump continues to lead; Rubio remains ahead of Bush


      Donald Trump remains on top of the GOP field, according to a new CBS News national poll.

      Trump - 27 percent

      Carson - 21 percent

      Cruz - 9 percent

      Rubio - 8 percent

      Fiorina - 6 percent

      Bush - 6 percent

    7. Meet Jeb Bush's Broward County campaign team

    8. 'Dark money' group produces another Marco Rubio ad


      Conservative Solutions Project, a nonprofit aligned with Marco Rubio, has produced another TV ad on his behalf. The spot, called American Dream, went up Monday, a spokesman says.

    9. New JEB! ads: Disrupt Washington


      Jeb Bush's Super PAC, Right to Rise USA has a new 30 second spot airing in Iowa and New Hampshire touting Bush's vow to disrupt the old order in Washington.

    10. Jeb Bush has more than $7 million in TV ads already


      Jeb Bush remains the top spender on TV ads. This week alone his team has dropped nearly $2 million in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina.