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Who Is Columba Bush?posted on May 20, 2015
In The Atlantic, Hanna Rosin profiles Columba Bush, the Mexico-born wife of presidential candidate Jeb Bush. She is known for her insularity from the political scene as much as for the influence she has had on her husband’s policy and person: Bush converted to Columba’s Catholicism following his first failed campaign for Florida governor and has famously self-identified as Hispanic. “She lives outside the political bubble and brings his focus back to the really important things in life, like family and friends and faith,” said family friend and Republican strategist Ana Navarro. Rosin questions what effect the presidential campaign will have on that focus.