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.
From Zac Anderson of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune:
Q poll of Iowa likely Republican caucus participants:
Donald Trump - 25 percent
Marco Rubio's first at for Iowa and New Hampshire tells the story of his bartender father.
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.
Suffolk University poll of likely Republican voters in New Hampshire:
Donald Trump - 22 percent
Marco Rubio - 11 percent
Ben Carson - 10 percent
What Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are up to the week of Nov. 23
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.
In defending government subsidies for the sugar industry, Sen. Marco Rubio calls it a matter of national security.
A newly released poll of likely Florida Republican primary voters by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative shows Donald Trump with a two-to-one advantage over everybody else and former Gov. Jeb Bush in fifth place, behind Ted Cruz.
A preview of Jeb Bush's speech Wednesday at The Citadel. His proposal, as provided by the campaign, is called a U.S. Defense Policy for the 21st Century: