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The Stunner Down Under

John K. Herr | Posted 11.10.2013 | World
John K. Herr

In this case, it's the Australian elections. Conservative Tony Abbott led his Liberal-National coalition to a smashing victory over Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Saturday, leaving the Labor Party at a 100-year electoral low point.

Can Hillary Clinton Break the 'Presidential Cabinet Curse'?

Rich Rubino | Posted 11.02.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Americans seem to have an aversion to electing Cabinet secretaries to the presidency. However, this was not always the case. In fact, the position of U.S. secretary of state was once a customary stepping-stone to the presidency.

Bush Spokesman Apologizes For 'Stupid Mistake' On Mandela

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics

A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush apologized after mistakenly issuing a statement on the death of Nelson Mandela, the former South Afr...

'I Have A Dream' Ceremonies Reveal Political Segregation

AP | JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- They came to honor Dr. Martin Luther King's dream, a tapestry of humanity with all shades of skin and from all walks of life. Yet there ...

Syria-Iraq: On Drawing Lines in the Sand

Barry Lando | Posted 10.30.2013 | World
Barry Lando

There's a certain irony to British Prime Minister David Cameron's decision -- dictated by the British Parliament and public -- not to join President Obama's coalition of the willing.

While Cameron Defers to Parliament, Obama Locks Into Warfare State of Mind

Norman Solomon | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The British Parliament's rejection of an attack on Syria is a direct contrast -- and implicit challenge -- to the political war system of the United States. Now all eyes turn to Congress, where the bar has suddenly been raised.

Obama's Inaction in Syria (Almost) Makes Me Wish I Had Supported McCain

Laura Merriman | Posted 10.27.2013 | World
Laura Merriman

If we are to be a great country, we need people like Pt. Manning who will hold our military accountable. Pt. Manning is the type of principled, idealistic person I thought President Obama to be.

Can the Environment Save the Republican Party?

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

To become vibrant once again, the GOP has to stop featuring the craziest voices in its choir and start singing a tune that appeals to more voters. The environment is a good place to start.

'It Was The Right Thing To Do': Bush Reveals Why He Went Bald

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush's newly-bald head was revealed Wednesday, and now he's opening up about why he took it all off. Bush shaved his h...

Bush Shaves His Head For A Really Good Reason

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush shaved his head this week to show solidarity with Patrick, the son of a member of his security detail who's battling...

Former Presidents' Opportunities Expand

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In the first 200 years of the republic, just three presidents survived more than two decades after leaving office: John Adams, Mart...

LOOK: George H.W. Bush's Awesome Gift For Obama

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

Sock aficionado George H.W. Bush is spreading the love. The former president was at the White House Monday, where President Barack Obama honored t...

Obama Praises Bush For Volunteer Work

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Something unusual happened on former President George H.W. Bush's return to the White House Monday – Republicans and Democrats act...

Bush Taking A Trip Back To The White House

Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A commitment to volunteerism is bringing together presidents past and present. Former...

Our True Point of Light

Ray Chambers | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
Ray Chambers

Over the past 25 years, President Bush has traveled all over our country to pay special tribute to many of the points of light.

Bushes Coming Back

AP | MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

MIAMI -- Returning from the margins of American politics, the Bush family is reasserting itself. This week, former President George W. Bush surfaced ...

LOOK: George Bush's '80s Bedroom Is Exactly How You Thought It Would Be

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.12.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's a look we call "vintage Grandpa."

Bush Coming Back To White House

AP | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President George H.W. Bush is returning to the White House for an event honoring the volunteer service award he created 24 years ago. P...

Bush Baseball Card Mystery Emerges

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- Baseball cards depicting former President George H. W. Bush as a Yale first baseman have fetched thousands of dollars each since they...

Gabby Giffords Meets George Bush Sr.

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine -- Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords has met with former President George H.W. Bush during her national tour to push fo...

Rove Contends Series On Demographics And GOP

Real Clear Politics | Sean Trende | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

Last week's three-part series on demographics and the GOP generated some thoughtful commentary. These arguments deserve a follow-up response. ...

Service in the Face of Disaster - Honoring Oklahoma Teachers

Michelle Nunn | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Michelle Nunn

As a massive tornado touched ground and headed for Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, it became frighteningly clear that three of Moore's public schools were directly in its path. With only a few minutes' warning, the teachers and staff rushed to protect the children.

Happy Birthday To America's Favorite Bush

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 89th birthday on Wednesday. His son, George W. Bush, can claim a few legacies that may not make th...

Nearly 25 Years of Illinois Politics Later, Little Seems to Have Changed

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.29.2013 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

For 25 years, Republicans in Illinois repeatedly have been fighting over who they are, what they will stand for, and what they absolutely won't put up with.

This Is What 84 Looks Like

The Huffington Post | By Shelley Emling | Posted 05.30.2013 | Fifty

"This Is What ... Looks Like" is a Huff/Post50 series delving into the extraordinary accomplishments and adventures of post 50s at every stage of life...