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George W. Bush

Republican Nominee

UVA Center for Politics January 1st, 2004


President Bush is currently unopposed for the GOP nomination.


George W. Bush was sworn into office January 20, 2001, after a hotly contested race for the White House in 2000. He grew up in Midland and Houston, Texas, received a bachelor’s degree from Yale University, then served in the Texas Air National Guard. President Bush received a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 1975. After beginning a career in the energy business, he worked on his father’s 1988 presidential campaign and then assembled the group that purchased the Texas Rangers baseball franchise in 1989.

>He served as managing general partner of the Texas Rangers until he was elected Governor in 1994.