It will be the first appearance by the former Florida governor — brother of George W., son of George H.W. — on a late-night talk show. Under Jay Leno, "The Tonight Show" was an all-but-required stop for presidential candidates and was considered a friendlier venue for
Bush is considered a frontrunner in the race for the White House and has been busy in Europe this week burnishing his foreign policy credentials. He faces stiff competition in the polls from fellow Floridian Sen. Marco Rubio, but he may get a leg up as the first declared candidate in the ever-expanding GOP field to make a visit to "Tonight."