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The New Devolution: Hillary's Troubled Launch and the Latest Drone Fiasco and Bush Antics

William Bradley | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

Think of it not as a new deal but a new devolution, an ongoing decline of quality substance, concern, and even basic awareness in public life. With th...

Where Are Today's "Best and Brightest"?

Charles Kolb | Posted 06.27.2015 | Politics
Charles Kolb

Obama may have disliked some of Churchill's activities earlier in his career, but there can be little question that during the West's darkest hour in several centuries, it was Winston Churchill who saved civilization. We face similar challenges today.

Secret Service Took Over A Year To Fix George H.W. Bush's Home Alarm

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics

By Bill Trott WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Secret Service failed to replace a broken alarm system at the Houston home of ...

Stories of Service

Tracy Hoover | Posted 06.17.2015 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

The year was 1974. Hank Aaron had just broken Babe Ruth's home run record and UPC codes were introduced as a major new technological innovation. America was in an energy crisis, and in the midst of the Watergate scandal.

Film Review: The Riot Club: 10 More Reasons to Detest Rich People

Brandon Judell | Posted 05.31.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

While The Riot Club is fairly predictable, its cast is no doubt a showcasing of the stars of British cinema's future not unlike our own The Outsiders (1983) that supplied us with Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe, Tom Cruise, Diane Lane, Patrick Swayze, and so many more.

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...

Jeb Bush's Satire: 'I'll Be Different From My Brother'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

In a speech today at an event hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the former Florida governor hammered home the theme that he is his own man and that while he respects the services to our nation by his father and brother, he will not be beholden to their foreign policies.

Amber Ferguson

Cue The 'Awwws': These Politicians Are In Love | Amber Ferguson | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we've been wondering how politicians and their spouses plan to celebrate this year. When Vice President Joe Biden ...

George H.W. Bush Celebrates Jeb's Birthday With Adorable Baby Photo

The Huffington Post | Amanda Gutterman | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush wished his son, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a happy birthday on Wednesday, sharing a messy-faced baby photo of the...

Uncle Ho Doing Shoulder Presses, George H.W. Bush Doing Sumo Squats -- How the Vietnam War Came Home

Nick Turse | Posted 04.10.2015 | Politics
Nick Turse

Until the United States comes to grips with the grim reality of the Vietnam War, it's hard to imagine Washington moving much beyond its usual diet of foreign policy failures and military fiascos.

Jeb Bush Addresses 2016 And His Family Name

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

Jeb Bush is preparing for a run for president, and he would like you to know that he is not his brother. "I love my brother. I think he’s been a ...

No Remittance: Romney's Comeback and Fade-Out Illuminate a Curious Republican Presidential Race

William Bradley | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

How strange is it that Mitt Romney suddenly announced at the end of last week that he's out of a third presidential run he'd only recently spun up? No stranger than getting back into the fray in the first place.

Under Dem Presidents Growth, Lower Deficits, Soaring Stock Markets

Simon Rosenberg | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics
Simon Rosenberg

We chose the last two residents of each party and looked at five categories: GDP growth, net job creation, unemployment rate, budget deficits and performance of the Dow Jones.

Amber Ferguson

Barbara And George H.W. Bush Mark 70 Years Of Marriage | Amber Ferguson | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, are marking a major relationship milestone -- 70 years of marriage. The couple met in 1941...

George H.W. Bush Released From Hospital

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush was released from the hospital Tuesday, family spokesman Jim McGrath announced. President Bush was released from ...

George H.W. Bush Rushed To Hospital

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush was rushed to a Houston hospital in an ambulance after experiencing shortness of breath on Tuesday evening, the Hous...

Jeb Bush's Pros and Cons

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.14.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If Jeb does run, he may face Hillary Clinton on the Democratic side. Now, a "Clinton vs. Bush" contest doesn't exactly thrill many people who are looking for perhaps a little more variety (and a little less dynasty) in our presidential choices, but it is indeed worth contemplating at this point, at least if Jeb is serious about running.

The Bush Family Fairness Plan Is the True Precursor to the President's Executive Actions on Immigration

Marshall Fitz | Posted 02.14.2015 | Media
Marshall Fitz

As part of its opposition to the Obama administration's efforts to make the immigration system more rational and humane, the Washington Post Editorial Board complained recently that the president's recent executive actions on immigration are unprecedented.

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?

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.