Another Bush, Another High Office?

By Thomas Nagorski

Dec 3, 2008 10:13am

Someone made the point here the other day than in the entire lifetime of the twin daughters of George and Laura Bush, there has scarcely been a time when a member of the family has not occupied a high position in government. Granddad was Vice President for their first seven years, President until they turned eleven; Dad was elected Governor of Texas in 1995, when the girls were fourteen, and of course he moved from the Governor’s Mansion in Austin to the White House. By our count, that’s just seven years of the 27-year-old twins’ lives without a Bush in high office. And now comes the news that former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has his eyes on a U.S. Senate seat that becomes vacant in 2010. Here’s the story. In an e-mail to ABC News, Jeb Bush writes: "I am going to think about it for the next month or so."

You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus