Jeb Bush's file:
Bush

Republican from Florida

Jeb Bush served two terms as the governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. He is also the brother of former President George W. Bush and the son of former President George H.W. Bush. He is the author of "Immigration Wars: Forging an American solution,"  co-written with Clint Bolick.

Recent statements involving Jeb Bush

"By some estimates, as few as 2 percent of the 50,000 (Central American) children who have crossed the border illegally this year have been sent home."

"U.S. teenagers have now fallen behind their counterparts in Ireland, Poland and even Vietnam in math and science."

"There are over 100 pipelines between the United States and Canada right now."

Florida's revenue "is growing at a faster rate than almost any state in the country."

"Why would our president close the embassy to the Vatican? Hopefully, it is not retribution for Catholic organizations opposing Obamacare."

Recent stories featuring Jeb Bush

Immigration claims aplenty from Rick Perry, Glenn Beck, Lou Dobbs: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup:

It's all immigration, all the time in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup. Rick Perry, Glenn Beck and Lou Dobbs are among those whose claims are up for inspection.

PolitiFact Florida's Top 10 fact-checks of 2013:

Fact-checks about Trayvon Martin, Obamacare and the federal government shutdown were among PolitiFact Florida’s most read items in 2013.

Jeb Bush’s story of the mom who inspired him to help the disabled:

At CPAC, Bush told a brief anecdote about how conservatives should make personal connections and help people. Here's the rest of the story.

At the GOP convention, the story of Mitt Romney:

On the third night of the Republican National Convention, speakers and videos tell the story of the presidential nominee.

The Scott-O-Meter launches, and you let us hear it:

The launch on Jan. 1, 2011, of our Scott-O-Meter certainly piqued the interest of many of our readers. The most overwhelming comment we heard -- why don't you track the promises of President Barack Obama? Well, we do.

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