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Establishment Republicans Have More in Common With Hillary Than Trump

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

For several years now there has been a fight within the Republican Party, pitting establishment Republicans against movement conservatives.

Bush 41, 43 Have No Plans To Endorse Donald Trump

The Texas Tribune | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics

This story was originally published by The Texas Tribune. For the first time since his own presidency, George H.W. Bush is planning to stay silent in ...

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...

Supreme Irony: GOP Peddles Denial of Justice!

Martin Lewis | Posted 02.14.2016 | Politics
Martin Lewis

Republicans have shown enormous respect for the Constitution of the United States of America and their hero Associate Justice Antonin Scalia by instantly using his death to demand that President Obama ignore the Constitution for the next 340 DAYS.

George H.W. Bush Reached Out To Nikki Haley After State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Blair Guild | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics

Shortly after South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) gave the Republican response to the State of the Union, she received a phone call from former Presid...

Bushworld Could Accept Rubio If Jeb Fails, Biographer Jon Meacham Says

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is everything that the Bush family doesn’t like: doctrinaire, boastful, sanctimonious and mean. But as a group,...

Bush Sr. Swipes At Cheney, Rumsfeld: 'Arrogant... Just Iron-Ass'

Reuters | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush takes some unexpected swipes at Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, key members of his son's administration, over their...

Language Matters: Why It Is Important That the AP No Longer Calls Climate Change Deniers "Deniers"

Marvin Meadors | Posted 09.28.2015 | Green
Marvin Meadors

This evolution shows how Democrats have moved to the center on such policies as health care and climate change, while Republicans have moved farther and farther right to arrive at a complete dismissal of science, empiricism, and facts themselves.

Au Revoir, Georges de Paris

Al Eisele | Posted 09.15.2015 | Politics
Al Eisele

It would take a better writer than me, but there's a great novel to be written based on the life of Georges de Paris, who died of brain cancer Sunday at the age of 81 in an Arlington, Va. hospice.

George H.W. Bush's Former Chief Of Staff Explains The President's 'Biggest Problem'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.16.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu stopped by HuffPost Live on Monday to discuss his new book The Quiet Man, which recounts Sununu's time as chief ...

Time to Fix US-Iran Policy

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.06.2015 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I believe now is the time -- actually, it has been the time for decades now -- to consider new forms of leadership, not only in the Middle East, but around the world. We need to get away from the leaders who demonize the other, who use fear, threat, and actual engagement in war as tools for their own maintenance of power.

How to Depose a Dictator

Robert Strong | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics
Robert Strong

Though brief in duration, the American military operation in Panama was years in the making. Many people were involved in Manuel Noriega's gradual transition from "our man in Panama" to "public enemy No. 1."

What Boehner's Lawsuit Really Means

Andy Ostroy | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

That's right. Republicans have sued the President of the United States. That's a pretty serious action. Must've been over something so egregious... something so detrimental to America's health and welfare... something that, if unchecked, could literally bring down our great nation. Guess again.

Profiles in Courage in Our Time

Jack Schlossberg | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics
Jack Schlossberg

It is tempting to see the system as broken or to regard the possibility to change it as simply unrealistic. For hope and guidance, therefore, we are well served to look back and remember times when disagreement did not mean disengagement and our leaders put nation above party to provide solutions.

Understanding The National Review's Climate Change Coverage

D. R. Tucker | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

Note that in this column, Goldberg does not declare climate change a hoax. Of course, if he did so, he would, in essence, label his NR colleague Jim Manzi a liar, and he's not about to do that. So if it isn't a hoax, one has to ask: How does he think the GOP should address this issue?

George H.W. Bush's Kooky 'Face Socks' Earn $535 For Charity

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.12.2013 | Impact

These socks pretty much outdid every other zany pair, but George H. W. Bush still donated them to a good cause. President Bush recently gave his re...

Confronting Bigotry In All Its Forms: When Is the Word "Jew" An Offensive Stereotype?

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Stereotypes are harmful not only because they demean an entire group, but also because they can lead people to translate their mental prejudices into hateful behavior and various forms of institutional discrimination.

Bush Library Opening Offers Rare Opportunity

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics

* Obama, both Bushes, Clinton and Carter to attend ceremony * Political enemies with mutual respect * The closest ties: ...

How Do Presidents Deal With Ex-Presidents?

Al Eisele | Posted 04.17.2013 | Comedy
Al Eisele

The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the issue it raises of how his successor deals with a living ex-pope has touched off a heated debate among presidential historians about how American presidents deal with their predecessors. Here are some examples.

Karl Rove Is Done

Howard Fineman | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Howard Fineman

Deep-dyed conservatives have a right to ask the Roves of the world what the establishment GOPers have done to erase the debt, limit the reach of the federal government or enhance a libertarian view of the world. The answer, to the Rand Pauls of the world, is simple: nothing.

Good News For George H.W. Bush

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who has been hospitalized in Houston sin...

Bush Sr.'s Health Looking Up

Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

By MICHAEL GRACZYK, The ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON -- Former President George H.W. Bush remains in intensive care at a Houston hospital, but he's imp...

Cerberus Collected Ex-Government Opportunists

Robert Scheer | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

How fitting that Dan Quayle, a bumbling excuse for a vice president of the United States, should end up as a top executive of a $20 billion private equity firm mired in controversy.

Bush Aide: 'Put The Harps Back In The Closet'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

An aide to former President George H.W. Bush, who remains in intensive care after being hospitalized for a cough stemming from bronchitis, requested T...

George H.W. Bush Spends Christmas In Hospital

Agence France Presse | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated Christmas in a Texas hospital with his family Tuesday after a series of health setbacks that have delayed...