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White House Brief: Things to know about Jeb Bush

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will announce his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination June 15, aides say. Here are some things to know about him. ____ THE BRIEF Bush is the third in his family to seek the presidency, behind his brother and father, the nation's two most recent Republican presidents. Bush lost his first campaign for governor in 1994, but won in 1998 and was re-elected in 2002. Bush has faced comparisons with his brother, George W. Bush and father, George H.W. Bush. But he's has aggressively worked to define himself as unique from them. He attended the University of Texas (his father and brother went to Yale) and he's bilingual. Bush is also...

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