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Only Two Presidents In Recent History Have Gained Approval During Their Time In Office

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

It's no secret approval ratings have a history of tanking in U.S. presidents' second terms in office. It's the reason we anticipate the president's pa...

Jenna Bush Admits To 'Hanky Panky' While In The White House

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

Jenna Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, admitted Wednesday to partaking in “hanky panky” on the White House roof when her father ...

Ferguson, Lakewood and Mike Huckabee

Fred Karger | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics
Fred Karger

Mike Huckabee's actions when he was governor led to four police officers being executed. Just like Governor Dukakis never did with the Barnes', Governor Huckabee never uttered the slightest apology to the family's of the four slain police officers.

George H.W. & Barbara Bush Caught On Kiss Cam At NFL Game

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush and wife Barbara made a cameo on the kiss cam at Sunday's Houston Texans game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Af...

Friday Talking Points -- Obama's Gutsy Move

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When Congress wouldn't pass a bill, the president had to act on immigration and deportation policy, to keep families intact -- a measure that affected 40 percent of the undocumented immigrants in the United States.

Obama's Executive Orders: Can We Talk?

Robert J. Spitzer | Posted 01.18.2015 | Politics
Robert J. Spitzer

As Washington leaders charge headlong into a clash over President Obama's plan to issue executive orders on immigration, can we take a minute and talk about what executive orders are?

Reagan, Bush Also Acted Without Congress To Shield Immigrants From Deportation

AP | By ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two presidents have acted unilaterally on immigration — and both were Republican. Ronald Reagan and his successor George H.W. Bu...

Bush League Redux

Justin Frank | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics
Justin Frank

Veterans Day 2014 was an unusual day for George W, Bush to publish a biography of his father, George H.W. Bush.

Why Gorbachev Feels Betrayed By The Post-Cold War West

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 11.07.2014 | World

On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, remains a hero in the West. But the West is no long...

Hobby-Nobbing: Company Men and Republicans Attack Privacy This Election

Hans Johnson | Posted 12.28.2014 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Less than a century ago, in 1920, Tennessee lawmakers ratified the 19th Amendment that allowed American women the right to vote in federal elections. The current drive by Republicans and corporate allies to uproot safeguards for privacy and women's rights undermines that legacy.

Kate Sheppard

George P. Bush: 'I'm Not A Scientist' When It Comes To Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- George P. Bush -- son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, nephew of former President George W. Bush and grandson of former President Geor...

The Art of Gamesmanship in Political Debates: A Few Interesting Examples

Rich Rubino | Posted 12.28.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Rather than dissecting and analyzing the policy prescriptions put forth by the candidates during their debates, it is often the gaffes, one-liners and demeanor of the candidates that garner the most attention.

George H.W. Bush Endorses Paul LePage In Maine Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara Bush, endorsed Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) in his re-election bid on Wednesday. ...

Republican Right Embraces Its Long, Hypocritical Tradition of Pandering to Fear

Robert Creamer | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Republicans have made questions of how safe we are -- from disease, terrorism or something unspoken and perhaps more ominous -- central in their attacks against Democrats. But this is nothing new.

Amber Ferguson

The Most Memorable Presidential Addresses Throughout History

HuffingtonPost.com | Amber Ferguson | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics

Sixty-seven years ago, on Oct. 5, 1947, Americans gathered around their small black-and-white television sets to watch a revolution in presidential co...

The Real-Life 'Olivia Pope' Got Pranked By George H.W. Bush

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush -- a known prankster -- pulled a fast one on the real-life Washington fixer who inspired ABC's hit "Scandal." As...

Bush Family Member Condemns David Perdue For Linking Michelle Nunn To 'Terrorists'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

Georgia Republican Senate candidate David Perdue is receiving criticism from an unlikely corner: a member of the Bush family. On Tuesday, Neil Bush...

Alex Lazar

George H.W. Bush Endorses David Perdue For Senate, Despite Ties To Michelle Nunn

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush endorsed Republican David Perdue in Georgia's U.S. Senate race Monday, despite his long-standing ties to Perdue's De...

Leadership for Our Shared Future

The George W. Bush Institute | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
The George W. Bush Institute

By Margaret Spellings, President of the George W. Bush Presidential Center and Bruce Lindsey, Chairman of the Board of the Clinton Foundation In A...

Clinton, Bush Team Up For Good Cause

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Political opposites turned friends, former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush launched a new scholars program at four pres...

These Photos Show The Physical Toll Of Being President Of The United States

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal & Paige Lavender | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

Everybody grows older, but when you're president of the United States, the physical aging process happens a lot more quickly. The current commander...

From Ferguson to Forest Grove: Keeping Hope Alive for Racial Progress

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 11.02.2014 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

This cause is part of America's great unfinished business. We all have a moral obligation to carry on until the dream of equality is reached in full.

Hug It Out All the Way to 2016

Jamal Simmons | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics
Jamal Simmons

What makes Secretary Senator First Lady Hillary Clinton different is that she is different. If she wins, she will be the most experienced president we have had since before most people used touchtone phones.

Introducing 50 People Who've Reinvented Themselves After 50

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.04.2014 | Fifty

For nearly three years, Huff/Post 50 has brought you astonishing stories of reinvention borne out of hardship and tragedy, as well as from choice,...

Bush Finishes His Latest Masterpiece: A Biography Of His Father

AP | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. Bush has been working on another, highly persona...