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Life teaches you that you need to make decisions in the right time - not too early, not too late. ---->>>

Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state. ---->>>

Leaders lead. They don't divide; they don't create a climate that is poisonous. ---->>>

Second-generation Hispanics marry non-Hispanics at a higher rate than second-generation Irish or Italians. Second-generation Hispanics' English language capability rates are higher than previous immigrant groups'. ---->>>

Our children can achieve great things when we set high expectations for them. ---->>>

I'd be wary of simple solutions to complex problems. ---->>>

I think Republicans really need to be disciplined, to stay focused on sustained economic growth. ---->>>

Public education must be viewed from the lens of providing each child with the learning environment that best meets his or her needs. If we can send a low-income child to a parochial school, knowing that his odds of attending college will increase as a result, then that should be our mission. ---->>>

When businesses go through hard times, through down markets, what do they do is they challenge every basic assumption of how they operate. They innovate. They create disruption for a while that leads them to even greater heights when the economy turns around. ---->>>

It's been painful to see the people that you love be attacked when you know it's not fair or true. ---->>>

It's important to build trust if you're trying to deal with big things. Big issues require everybody to get outside their comfort zone, and people are more willing to do so if they believe that their partner is sincere in their efforts. And the only way you can do that is to engage them on a personal level.

It's important to build trust if you're trying to deal with big things. Big issues require everybody to get outside their comfort zone, and people are more willing to do so if they believe that their partner is sincere in their efforts. And the only way you can do that is to engage them on a personal level.

There's a fine line between stubbornness and the positive side of that, which is dogged determination. ---->>>

I don't think a party can aspire to be the majority party if it's the old white guy party. ---->>>

Great countries need to secure their border for national security purposes, for economic purposes and for rule of law purposes. ---->>>

Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night, lost in wonder at the vastness of space and the beauty of the stars?

Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night, lost in wonder at the vastness of space and the beauty of the stars?

You have to maintain your principles but have a broader appeal. ---->>>

There's a whole lot of America that looks at each other and says, 'Well, there's 340 million people living in America. Isn't there somebody other than a Bush or a Clinton who can be president in these modern times?' ---->>>

Everything's viewed with a political lens in Washington, and that's just the nature of the beast, and it is what it is. ---->>>

I don't know if I'm a national education figure. ---->>>

I have never wavered from my intention to advance the cause of diversity in new and more effective ways. ---->>>

I would say national security is work in progress. ---->>>

I've never heard anybody in my family say anything but good things about Rick Perry. ---->>>

We awoke one morning in September, and the world lurched on its axis.

We awoke one morning in September, and the world lurched on its axis.

Well, I think lower taxes and less regulation would actually promote growth. ---->>>

As governor, I saw the link between economic prosperity and the ability to acquire knowledge. ---->>>

Low standards are a tactic that takes pressure off teachers' unions by accepting mediocrity and failure for kids. ---->>>

It's a complex relationship when your dad happened to be president and you are president and then you have all the amateur psychology that goes on when people try to speculate about motivations. ---->>>

Any time an elected official in the world we're in today that appears so dysfunctional challenges a core constituency not of their opponent but of their own political base, I think we should pause and give them credit. ---->>>

I reject the notion that a high turnout helps Senator Kerry. I think in Florida at least, it's going to help President Bush because we have gotten more registered voters than the Democrats, and our base is just fired up - thanks to your help and a lot of others. ---->>>

If you believe, like I do, that the world is abundant with possibilities, then we need to make sure we build capacity so that everybody is successful or can be successful in the pursuit of their dreams - not the dreams of someone from government, but their own dreams.

If you believe, like I do, that the world is abundant with possibilities, then we need to make sure we build capacity so that everybody is successful or can be successful in the pursuit of their dreams - not the dreams of someone from government, but their own dreams.

We are stronger because we recognize that government isn't the sole answer to the most important questions, and we welcome community and faith based organizations as partners to serve the needs of Florida families. ---->>>

But without a caring society, without each citizen voluntarily accepting the weight of responsibility, government is destined to grow even larger, taking more of your money, burrowing deeper into your lives. ---->>>

I was blessed to have a mother and father that recognized the value of education. ---->>>

If you could bring to me a majority of people to say that we're going to have $10 of spending cuts for $1 of revenue enhancement, put me in, coach. ---->>>

You focus on the things that you can control, and that's what I'm doing. ---->>>

Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.

Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.

Apparently there are some Democratic leaders in the Senate that are running for office who now believe in tax cuts. ---->>>

Candidates are making lasting impressions on voters, not just primary voters, in how they campaign. ---->>>

I don't wake up each morning saying, 'Oh, wow, it's me. I think I'm the cat's meow. I'm the best.' ---->>>

I'm happy to be helping people that are passionate about empowering parents for student learning. ---->>>

I've always believed that if you support reform or you support a particular idea that you ought to fund that idea first and not the system. ---->>>

I've been so blessed to be part of a family that has dedicated its life to public service. ---->>>

If you have to deal with our friends at ICE, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, it's like a Kafka novel. Files just disappear. ---->>>

My guess is my brother would call his mom and his dad pretty regularly, a lot more than I probably did. ---->>>

I acted on my core beliefs on social issues as governor. ---->>>

I don't believe you outsource your convictions and principles to people. ---->>>

I support high academic standards. Period. ---->>>

I think life is precious from beginning to end. ---->>>

I'm getting nervous to be called a centrist. Breaking out in a rash. ---->>>

If you set a tone that you don't want people to be part of your team, they don't join. ---->>>

Immigrants are more fertile. ---->>>

Immigrants create an engine of economic prosperity. ---->>>

Right now people seem to be very tentative about the positive benefits of capitalism. ---->>>

The Common Core State Standards are more rigorous standards than the great majority of states had in place previously. ---->>>

The GOP should be the GSP: the Grand Solutions Party. It should be about solutions, not talking points. ---->>>

There are people who believe in expanding the welfare state across the spectrum of races and ethnicities and creeds. ---->>>

There's a lot of obsession about people's personal ambitions. ---->>>

Traditional marriage is what should be sanctioned.

Traditional marriage is what should be sanctioned.

Treating people fairly and with civility is not a bad thing... It would be good for our country if political leaders actually took that to heart. ---->>>

Way too many people believe Republicans are anti-immigrant, anti-woman, anti-science, anti-gay, anti-worker. ---->>>

We have a wealth of talent in the Republican Party. ---->>>

Being against other people's policies eventually puts you in a downward spiral. It's fine to be principled and oppose views that you don't agree with, but you also have to have an alternative. ---->>>

Florida has its own rhythm, too. People go to work, they watch their children learn and grow and start families of their own. They play in the sun and pass their lives enjoying the outsized blessings that make our state unique. ---->>>

Clearly if the United States' relationship with Cuba changed, which would require a regime change inside Cuba, if Cuba moved towards a more democratic approach to governance rather than this despotic rule of tyranny, if they moved towards the systems that have created more economic prosperity, then our immigration laws would change accordingly. ---->>>

If you had to pick the values that would be held dear to a broad number of Hispanic voters, access to opportunity would be a higher value than guarantee of security, particularly amongst the newly arrived, meaning the last 20 years. ---->>>

I envision presenting parents with a marketplace of school choices - public, private, parochial, charter, virtual, blended, and home education. They then can choose the model that best equips their children for success. ---->>>

I have a voice: I want to share my beliefs about how the conservative movement and the Republican party can regain its footing, because we've lost our way. ---->>>

If we don't empower families to be able to have a quality education, then their children - for the first time in American history, truly the first time - will not have the same economic opportunities. ---->>>

States are free to modify the Common Core State Standards or adopt their own individual standards, because academic standards are the prerogative of the states. ---->>>

We need to end the government monopoly in education by transferring power from bureaucracies and unions to families. The era of defining public education as allegiance to centralized school districts must end.

We need to end the government monopoly in education by transferring power from bureaucracies and unions to families. The era of defining public education as allegiance to centralized school districts must end.

Never again can the Republican Party simply write off entire segments of our society because we assume our principles have limited appeal. They have broad appeal. We need to be larger than that. ---->>>

I have a blessed life in so many ways. ---->>>

I think President Obama has used the bully pulpit as a way to attack capitalism. ---->>>

I think the voters can make up their own minds. ---->>>

I never felt comfortable with making political decisions based on whether, you know, it was the right thing to do in terms of a poll. ---->>>

I miss being governor. ---->>>

I try to have my voice be heard, but not on a regular basis on TV. ---->>>

I will support the Republican nominee. ---->>>

I'm comfortable with the life I have. ---->>>

I'm fairly accessible. ---->>>

My wife and I are living large in our beloved Miami and I'm working on the things that are important to me. ---->>>

I don't miss politics. ---->>>

I have a blessed life. ---->>>

If more people were actively engaged in advocating their positions I think we'd have a better society. ---->>>

Immigration is a gateway basically. It's a check-off point for Latino voters. ---->>>

It's a volatile time. ---->>>

People are moping around and I think campaigns can be about lifting the spirits of the American people. ---->>>

I do a lot of traveling overseas. ---->>>

I get to advocate issues and ideas that I believe in. ---->>>

I think it was hard at first for my dad to transition to being immobile. ---->>>

I want my voice to have purpose. ---->>>

I'm a conservative - a practicing one. I'm not a talk-about-it one. ---->>>

If I can help create an environment where the principles that I believe in can be implemented - to me, that's fulfilling. ---->>>

Imagine Texas as a blue state: how hard it would be to carry the presidency or gain control of the Senate. ---->>>

Immigration is as much about the American experience and the values we share, and a lot more about economics than it is about politics. ---->>>

In a divided government, you can't just say, 'It's my way or the highway.' ---->>>

In Washington, particularly, the loyal opposition has a job to be the opposition. But you can't stop there. ---->>>

It's hard to be a son of a candidate. It's hard to be a brother of a candidate. I think it may be the hardest thing to be the dad of the candidate. ---->>>

It's really important to recognize that family life in America has changed pretty dramatically. ---->>>

The fact that the U.S. is superior to all others allows for free commerce to take place. ---->>>

There is no other country that has the Cuban Adjustment Act; that's why it's called the Cuban Adjustment Act and not the Nicaraguan Adjustment Act. ---->>>

There's a direct link between percentage of young people that are educated and how we live our lives. ---->>>

We must return conservatives to the majority in the U.S. Senate. ---->>>

You have to remember that in a state like Florida, independent voters will decide the election. ---->>>

You know, when you run you got to be all in and you take risks of winning and losing. ---->>>

People with deep faith and big hearts are concerned, as I am about the circumstance that Ms. Schiavo is in. I want them to know I will do what I can, but there are limits to what any particular person - irrespective of the title they currently hold - can do. ---->>>

I get tired of hearing people, well-meaning people, talking about African-American kids or Hispanic kids as if they're all the same. Which isn't true. There is a very diverse group of people in both groups in terms of income, objectives in life, aspirations, cultural wants, habits, all the things that make us unique Americans. ---->>>

I had the chance to be governor for eight years and I took a year to transition out and a year to transition in, so that's a decade of my life where I pursued my own ambitions and I thought it was time to rearrange my life to focus on other things. ---->>>

I loved being governor. It was a blast. Eight years was enough. But it was certainly one of the greatest thrills in my life to be able to serve the people of Florida. I miss that from time to time. ---->>>

I really think that elected officials should be focused on how you create sustained economic growth, how do you create jobs and all of these issues that made people - segments of our society believe are really important are diversions politically.

I really think that elected officials should be focused on how you create sustained economic growth, how do you create jobs and all of these issues that made people - segments of our society believe are really important are diversions politically.

I think my dad's post-presidency, he didn't miss a beat. He didn't get into any kind of 'Woe is me.' He dusted himself off and led an incredible life since 1993. ---->>>

If I decide to run for office again, it will be based on what I believe, and it will be based on my record. And that record was one of solving problems completely from a conservative prospective. ---->>>

If I'm a conservative, I'll generally watch Fox. If someone's liberal, they'll generally watch MSNBC. They'll basically learn a set of facts that are completely distinct from one another. They'll get their views validated. ---->>>

My wife is not a public person. She is uncomfortable with the limelight, which is why I love her. I don't want a political wife - I want someone who, when I get home, I can have a normal life with. ---->>>

The dual effect of high growth creating higher income that's taxed by government at all levels, combined with lessening demands placed on government that occurs during economic prosperity, is a worthy objective. ---->>>

There are cultural reasons, economic competitiveness reasons. There are a lot of reasons why people are in poverty. The difference today is that increasingly they are in perpetual poverty. ---->>>

You tell me which society is going to be the winner in this 21st Century: One that worries about how we feel or the one that worries about making sure that the next generation has the capacity to eat everybody's lunch. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Jeb Bush
Nationality: American
Born: 02-11, 1953
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Occupation: Politician
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John Ellis "Jeb" Bush Sr. (born February 11, 1953) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. Bush, who grew up in Houston, is the second son of former President George H. W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush, and a younger brother of former President George W (wikipedia)