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George W. Bush is the current [2001] PresidentOfTheUnitedStates, the 43rd.  Formerly the Governor of the state of Texas.

Bush was the winner of a controversial election process which ended with a ruling by the USSupremeCourt.  Among his cabinet members/appointees are ColinPowell, USSecretaryOfState; SpencerAbraham, USSecretaryOfEnergy; GaleNorton, USSecretaryOfInterior; and USSecretaryOfHealthAndHumanServices, TommyThompson.  His appointee for the important and controversial USAttorneyGeneral post is JohnAshcroft, and CondoleezaRice is his USNationalSecurityAdvisor.

Bush was born July 6, 1946, and grew up in Midland and Houston, Texas.  He received a bachelor's degree from Yale University and a Master's of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.  He served as an F-102 pilot for the Texas Air National Guard before beginning his career in the oil and gas business in Midland in 1975, working in the energy industry until 1986.  After working on his father's successful 1988 presidential campaign, he assembled the group of partners that purchased the Texas Rangers baseball franchise in 1989.

He served as managing general partner of the Texas Rangers until he was elected Governor on November 8, 1994.  We went on to become the first Texas Governor to be elected to consecutive four-year terms.

Bush is married to Laura Welch Bush, a former teacher and librarian, and they have 18-year-old twin daughters, Barbara and Jenna. 

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See also BushTalk.