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These Republicans Are Under Trump's Skin

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics

According to presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, former Indiana University basketball coach Bobby Knight will be a key figure at the upcoming Republ...

Happy 92nd Birthday, George H.W. Bush!

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 06.12.2016 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 92nd birthday on Sunday. The oldest living former president is having a low-key family celebration at...

Five Reasons Trump's Communication Strategy Is Working

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.29.2016 | Politics
Ira Kalb

Like it or not, Trump has beat all rivals for the Republican nomination before the convention has even started. Just about everyone, except perhaps Tr...

The End Of The Bush Family Business, For Now

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 02.20.2016 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Don’t believe what the Bush presidents, father and son, told my good friend Jon Meacham in Destiny and Power, his book about the f...

At Least Jeb Bush's Brother Endorsed Him For President

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics

It's been a rough week for Jeb Bush, who lost Monday's Iowa caucus after spending millions of donors' dollars there, and who has fallen behind in supp...

The Republicans Are Revolting

Ken Solin | Posted 11.30.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

In the Republican debates Jeb Bush had the gall to claim that George W. Bush kept us safe, even though more than 3,000 Americans perished nearly a year into his brother's Presidency.

Thanksgiving at the Bush's

Jeff Danziger | Posted 11.11.2015 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Bush Family Gathers To Rescue Jeb

POLITICO | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.26.2015 | Politics

His famous family rallies around to attempt to revive his flagging campaign....

Jeb and Hillary: Prisoners of History?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.14.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Think it's easy to escape the past?...

An Election That Has Next to Nothing to Do With You

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 06.23.2016 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Money, they say, makes the world go round. So how's $10 billion for you? That's a top-end estimate for the record-breaking spending in this 1% presidential election campaign season.

All In: The Bush Family Goes for Number Three

Nomi Prins | Posted 06.23.2016 | Politics
Nomi Prins

It's happening. As expected, dynastic politics is prevailing in campaign 2016. After a tease about as long as Hillary's, Jeb Bush (aka Jeb!) officially announced his presidential bid last week. Ultimately, the two of them will fight it out for the White House.

Samantha-Jo Roth

Jeb Speaks About Campaigning With The Bush Name | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics

PELLA, Iowa -- Facing challenging political terrain in Iowa, GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush shed light on one of his campaign's biggest hurdles d...

Howard Fineman

Planet Politics: The Bushes Are Back | Howard Fineman | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- America’s founders hated what Thomas Jefferson called “an artificial aristocracy founded on wealth and birth.” So you have to w...

Advising the Candidates: Jeb Bush

Jerry and Joe Long | Posted 04.20.2015 | Comedy
Jerry and Joe Long

The Bush family loves to see themselves as adults. And they are. Privileged, self-absorbed, vile, treacherous, toadying, savage adults. The Bushes ...

Laura Bush Was 'Shocked' That Barbara Bush Didn't Want Another Bush Presidency

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.12.2015 | Politics

Apparently, even former first ladies give their mother-in-law the final word. That's what former first lady Laura Bush did when her mother-in-law B...

How to Build Your Own Political Dynasty: An Instruction Manual

Madeleine Colbert | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics
Madeleine Colbert

Regardless of how you define it, we can agree that these familial connections exist in today's politics -- a 2016 presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush is very possible. How do you start building your political dynasty? Unfortunately, someone has to do the hard work and pave the road to a political office.

Samantha Lachman

Like Father, Like Son? James Baker, Who Was Tough On Israel Under George H.W. Bush, Will Now Advise Jeb | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- James Baker denies that he ever said "F*** the Jews, they didn't vote for us" while discussing the low share of the Jewish vote that for...

Lauren Weber

Trail To The Chief: Bush Family, Ranked Edition | Lauren Weber | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

Bush Family, Ranked Edition Most of the people who run for president of the United States don't have to stand before the world and plead, "I am m...

Son Says George H.W. Bush Would Support Jeb's Presidential Run

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

Another family member has weighed in on Jeb Bush's potential presidential run. Jeb's brother Neil Bush told CNN in an interview posted Thursday that G...

Barbara Bush May Be OK With Jeb Bush Running In 2016, After Initial Opposition

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Former first lady Barbara Bush is evolving in her views on a potential presidential run by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R). Bush sat down with Fo...

Barbara Bush: 'I Love Bill Clinton'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Barbara Bush may not agree with Bill Clinton on much politically, but the former first lady says she has deep personal affection for the former Democr...

Jeb Bush Welcomes New Granddaughter

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is a grandfather again. Jeb Bush. Jr., the former governor's son, and his wife Sandra Algudady Bush gave birth to...

Bush Family Looks To Reclaim Its Influence

New York Times | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

After years of enormous power and political influence, no member of the Bush family currently holds political office....

Hacker Forces Powell To Deny Affair: Report

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell denied allegations of an affair with a Romanian diplomat, The Smoking Gun reported on Thursday. The denial c...

George Bush Rides Again

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

No, not that George Bush, but it's the same family. George P. Bush is the son of the former president's brother, Jeb. And he seems to be handling his potential career in a very smart manner.