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Bush's Farewell Address: Obama Election A "Moment Of Hope"

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Unpopular but unbowed, President George W. Bush defended his tumultuous two terms in a farewell address to the nation Thursday nigh...

Bush On Obama: "I Do Like Him. You'd Like Him, Too" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with "Larry King" Tuesday night, President Bush said he was a fan of his successor. Asked by King if he liked Obama, Bush replied, "...

Sam Stein

Bush Blames Others For Washington's Still-Partisan Tone | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

George W. Bush ended his final news conference on a note of lament. Slightly more than a week before he cedes the Oval Office to Barack Obama, the 43...

Bush, Obama Tag-Teaming Lawmakers For Bailout Cash

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Acting at Barack Obama's behest, President George W. Bush on Monday asked Congress for the final $350 billion in the financial bail...

Bush: Give Me The Rest Of The TARP Money

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senior Bush administration officials are preparing to ask lawmakers for the second half of the $700 billion financial rescue package despite intense o...

Bush Gift To Aides: Part-Time Jobs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Most of President George W. Bush's aides and top administration officials have no idea what they'll do when the next president take...

Bush Moves Ahead With Controversial Abortion Rule Despite Protest

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The outgoing Bush administration is planning to announce a broad new "right of conscience" rule permitting medical facilities, doctors, nurses, pharma...

Obama Team Expected To Broker Subpoena Deal

AP | LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A yearslong legal dispute between the White House and Congress over testimony by President Bush's aides probably will be resolved u...

Bush: Obama Scoped Daughters' Bedrooms After Visit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON — After a confab about the state of the world, President-elect Obama wanted to scope out his young daughters' future bedrooms in the ...

Bush, Obama To Meet Monday

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Bush and Barack Obama on Monday will hold their first substantive talks about the nation's daunting priorities as the tra...

Bush Compares Obama To Nazi Appeasers

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

*** UPDATED BELOW *** President Bush has said repeatedly that he would not insert himself into the presidential race, but that stance changed dramati...

Not Ready To Make Nice, Redux

R.T. Eby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
R.T. Eby

Natalie Maines and The Dixie Chicks were vilified for criticizing a U.S. political figure and his policies on foreign soil. Oh the outrage! But didn't Bush just do the same thing from the well of the Israeli Knesset?

On To The General: Hillary Clinton Now A "Top Democrat" According To NBC News

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On a nightly newscast, time is short, and what you say or don't say is often a function of the need to be succinct and efficient, with the assumption ...

Bush Uses Holy Land Pulpit to Launch Smear Campaign

Paul Begala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Begala

So deep is the president's cynicism that he would go on foreign soil to invoke history's greatest crime to condemn conduct he himself has engaged in. I am ashamed that such a man represents me.

Jason Linkins

Chris Matthews Eviscerates Right-Wing Host Kevin James Over Obama "Appeasement" Claims | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Utterly insane goings-on tonight on Hardball, where, for the second night in a row, the "Hardball Sideshow" segment was preceded by a scene that way o...

Jason Linkins

McCain's Diplomacy: I'd Tell Shiites And Sunnis To Stop The Bullsh*t | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush's inane likening of international diplomacy with appeasing Hitler drew excoriation from all quarters today. If you're looking for the ...

Sam Stein

Bush Rips Obama Over "Embracing Tyrants" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Without directly mentioning his name, President Bush took a broad swipe at Sen. Barack Obama during his news conference on Thursday, equating Obama's ...

Bush Addresses "These Accusations That Bill Clinton Is A Racist"

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mr. Bush offered his thoughts not only on Mr. McCain, but also on the other remaining Republican candidate, Mike Huckabee, and the Democrats as well. ...

Nico Pitney

Bush: Obama Would "Attack Pakistan And Embrace Ahmadinejad" | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Appearing today on Fox News Sunday, President Bush laid into Sen. Barack Obama, claiming he would "attack Pakistan" and "embrace" Iran's president Mah...