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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. Jeb Bush way behind in Iowa, new poll shows

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      The following is a Quinnipiac University news release:

    2. Bush leads in new poll but Rubio rising

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      A new WSJ/NBC news poll finds Jeb Bush leading among GOP primary voters but Marco Rubio is climbing.

    3. What Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are up to the week of May 4

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      What Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are up to the week of May 4:

      Rubio is in Washington on Monday and Tuesday. He then begins a fundraising trip to Arizona and Washington state.

      Bush is fundraising in New York and Chicago and then on Saturday he delivers a commencement address at …

    4. Jeb Bush seeks authenticity by standing ground on key issues

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      WASHINGTON — Like many conservatives, Gayle Trotter disagrees with Jeb Bush on a range of issues, but as she listened to him Thursday, something happened.I had never seen him speak live before and was surprised how much he personally appealed to me," Trotter, 43, said after Bush finished remarks at a National …

      Jeb Bush participates in the National Review Institute 2015 Ideas Summit on Thursday.
    5. Jeb Bush seeks authenticity by standing ground on key issues

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      WASHINGTON — Like many conservatives, Gayle Trotter disagrees with Jeb Bush on a range of issues, but as she listened to him Thursday, something happened.

      Republican U.S. presidential hopeful and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush participates in the National Review Institute 2015 Ideas Summit on Thursday. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
    6. In S.C., Jeb Bush and other GOP hopefuls run against Obama, terrorism

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      The following is from the Associated Press

    7. Gov. Jeb Bush on Baltimore and his presidential decision

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      From our friends at the Associated Press:

    8. What you don't know about Jeb Bush's economic record

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      By any reasonable analysis, Jeb Bush was a conservative governor.

      Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush during the National Review Institute 2015 Ideas Summit on Thursday. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
    9. Jeb Bush says his mother and 'Baltimore mom' have a lot in common

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      Jeb Bush on Thursday suggested rioters in Baltimore should have been met with more force, and he compared the now-famous mother seen slapping her son for participating in the mayhem to his own mother, former First Lady Barbara Bush.

      "Baltimore mom" and Barbara Bush
    10. Throwback Thursday; The day Fla's GOP revolution began

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      Sixteen years ago today, Gov. Jeb Bush, Senate President Toni Jennings, and House Speaker John Thrasher closed the first legislative session after Republicans took control of both legislative chambers and the governor's office. The governor who is now running for president, showed no reluctance to spend his considerable …

      Gov. Jeb Bush at Sine Die in 1999.