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George W. Bush's Shocking Requests

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

George W. Bush is slated to receive $1.3 million in taxpayer dollars for fiscal year 2013, including $85,000 in phone costs and $26,000 in printing co...

Bipartisan Effort Could Limit Clinton, Bush Perks

Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Taxpayer-funded perks for ex-presidents added up to nearly $4 million in the 2011 fiscal year, records show. Perks included $15,000 for Jimmy Carter's...

George Goes Cruising!

Posted 05.04.2012 | Travel

Former President George H. W. Bush and his family have arrived in New York following a seven-day transatlantic cruise on the Queen Mary 2, a 2,620-pas...

George H.W. Bush Gets HBO Documentary

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment

Unlike most presidents, George H.W. Bush has not published a memoir since leaving office. That's about to change, sort of: On June 14 -- just two days...

A Transcendent Man

John Bridgeland | Posted 06.13.2012 | Impact
John Bridgeland

Bipartisan outpourings are rare in Washington these days. So when they happen, they should make news. The occasion was the birthday celebration of eight decades of service by Harris Wofford.

Romney Says He Will "Restore" America... But, to What?

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Mitt Romney, whose business experience enabled him to be 47th in the nation with respect to job growth when he was a one-term governor of Massachusetts, has told us that he is going to "restore" America.

Bush Sr. Formally Endorses Romney

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

HOUSTON — George H.W. Bush is formally supporting Mitt Romney's bid for the Republican nomination for president. The nation's 41st president sa...

George H.W. Bush To Make Big Move For GOP Candidate

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Former President George H.W. Bush plans to endorse Mitt Romney at an event Thursday in Houston. Romney spokeswoman Gail Gitcho sa...

Playing Politics With Nuclear Security

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Trimming Cold War arsenals, bringing our nuclear strategy into the 21st century, makes sense. It makes sense for Republicans and Democrats, defense hawks and budget hawks. Politicians trying to score cheap political points do so at the expense of our national security.

I'll Raise You a Santa Claus

Marvin Meadors | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
Marvin Meadors

So Democrats may have to come up with a new narrative. They can not flourish by promising to be the party that raises taxes and makes cuts to popular programs, even if they succeed in inheriting the Republican's former mantle as the party of fiscal responsibility.

That's the Ticket: From Bush to Biden, Vice Presidents Are No Longer Figureheads

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

With the assassination of JFK, the resignation of Nixon, the near-assassination of Reagan and the impeachment of Clinton, the question of presidential "succession" looms larger than ever. And as a result, voters and the national media are scrutinizing VP qualifications like never before.

Santorum Takes On McCain, Dole, Bush

Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum is looking to undermine Mitt Romney's electability argument, claiming that only a conservative candidate can win against President Obama...

Presidents' Day: A Look Back At How Much They Earned

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

The Republican presidential candidates -- particularly Mitt Romney -- have been under pressure to release their tax returns. The topic has gotten plen...

Jeb: The Invisible Juggernaut

Don Ringe | Posted 04.04.2012 | Comedy
Don Ringe

Former candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich watched, crest-fallen, from their respective hotel suites as Bush declared victory without ever being a formal candidate himself.

Ryan Grim

Jeb Bush Lobbied For Medicare Con Man

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush personally lobbied the secretary of health and human services while his father was vice president on behalf of a hospital execu...

Eliot Nelson

State Of The Union Addresses Past: A Look Back At A History Of Forgotten Promises

HuffingtonPost.com | Eliot Nelson | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

(Jason Linkins contributed to this article. Video produced by Hunter Stuart.) Every year around this time, we make a huge deal about the president'...

Why I'll Be Watching Yet Another Republican Debate Tonight

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

What I'm waiting for is that delicious moment all politicians dread. The moment in a debate where a candidate suffers from humiliating foot-in-mouth disease, in some cases blowing the campaign.

Ben Hallman

Mitt Romney's Tax Returns Offer Clues To His Character

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

The tax returns of prominent officeholders are scrutinized not just for details about the individuals' financial lives, but for clues about their char...

Media Madness

Michael Bendetson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Media
Michael Bendetson

While we rightfully criticize our "leaders" for their inability to move beyond partisanship, our major news networks and newspapers have become accomplices in creating an environment of short-term and short-sighted political discourse.

Romney's Cynical, Dishonest Speech

Dan Kennedy | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
Dan Kennedy

Soon Mitt Romney's only opponent will be Barack Obama. His dispiriting campaign to date, embodied in his New Hampshire speech, does not portend an uplifting spectacle of democracy this summer and fall.

New Hampshire: Home of the Comeback Kid. Will It Be Huntsman in 2012?

Robert Guttman | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Robert Guttman

Huntsman seems to be appealing to Granite State voters by his level-headed answers to economic and foreign policy issues of the day. He is not pandering to the base but speaking to the country.

Jason Linkins

Bob Woodward Recalls Key Insight Into Newt Gingrich

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

Ever since Newt Gingrich capitalized on the episodic collapses of his fellow rivals for the GOP nomination to briefly rise into contention as the Not-...

Bush Calls GOP Candidate The 'Best Choice'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush is backing Mitt Romney for president, calling him the "best choice" in an interview with the Houston Chronicle publi...

Christina Wilkie

GOP Candidate Has VERY Prestigious Pedigree

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When your dad is the former governor of Michigan, and your mom was a Senate candidate, you might expect that presidential lineage comes ...

Christina Wilkie

Former CIA Director's Death Raises Questions, Divides Family

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new film on the life and death of master spy and former CIA director William E. Colby, created by his son, raises the question of whet...