After John Ellis “Jeb” Bush earned a degree in Latin American affairs at the University of Texas, he tried his hand at real estate development and brokerage. From 1986-1988, he served as Florida’s secretary of commerce under Republican Governor Bob Martinez. In 1999, John Ellis Bush became the governor of Florida, a position he held until he finished his 2nd term in 2007. The Midland, Texas native’s nickname is taken from his initials.

Sourcewatch keeps a database of newsmakers today, including John Ellis Bush.

Community portal Zimbio.com has a section on John Ellis Bush with blog entries, news, photos and related links.

A more extensive profile of John Ellis Bush is available online through PBS.

The Issues, a website on every American political leader’s stand on every issue, shows John Ellis Bush’s views on several issues such as abortion, budget & economy, and civil rights are included.

In a controversial political move, Governor John Ellis Bush suspends the death penalty in his domain.

In a webcast interview with Hoover Institution’s Peter Robinson, John Ellis Bush shares his views on the different candidates from his political party.

In the 2008 presidential elections, former Florida Governor John Ellis Bush declared his support for the GOP banner-bearer John McCain.

John Ellis Bush joins John McCain in Mexico to pay homage to one of the holiest sites for Mexican Roman Catholics.

The University of Florida’s Alumni Association Board of Directors passed a resolution to make John Ellis Bush an honorary alumnus.

The Wall Street Journal published an opinion column on how John Ellis Bush is definitely in the position to rise in the government’s ranks.

Michael Barone of the Thomas Jefferson Street Blog gives us his views on why John Ellis Bush should definitely consider running for a position in the Senate.

Upon Mel Martinez’s retirement, speculations have abounded that John Ellis Bush is considering making his own run for the Senate.

Forbes.com’s Peter Robinson agrees that John Ellis Bush should represent the G.O.P. in the senate bid come the 2010 elections.