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Jeb Bush: Illegal Immigration Often 'An Act Of Love'

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

By Peter Cooney WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) - Jeb Bush, a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, said on Sunday that ...

Dem Uses George Bush In First Georgia Senate TV Ad

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Michelle Nunn, a Democrat running in the Georgia Senate race, released her first ad today, and it features none other than former Republ...

Bushes: Father and Son

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

That conciliatory atmosphere no longer exists in Washington. Perhaps the award to Bush will remind both parties that compromise works.

Bush Health Secretary Louis Sullivan Is One Republican Who Supports Obamacare

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Sullivan is especially dismayed that so many Republican governors have refused to expand the Medicaid program to bring more low-incomes individuals and families into coverage, as the Affordable Care Act makes possible.

George H.W. Bush Makes Rare Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush has come out in support of Republican Sally Atwater, a candidate for superintendent of South Carolina's education sy...

Hillary Clinton: Playing a Dog-Eared 'Hitler' Card

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

From the Vietnam War to the Iraq War, facile and wildly inaccurate comparisons between foreign adversaries and Adolf Hitler have served the interests of politicians hell-bent on propelling the United States into war. Often, those politicians succeeded. The carnage and the endless suffering have been vast.

Russia-Georgia War in 2008 Told the West -- and Putin -- What Was Coming

David Paul | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
David Paul

Putin is playing with a strong hand on his home turf. His ultimate intentions in the Ukraine in the current crisis are opaque. But his goals have been known for years.

Bill Clinton's Rescue Ride

Brent Budowsky | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Springtime is coming, baseball teams have reassembled for training, Robert Redford is back on cable playing Roy Hobbs in The Natural and Bill Clinton has begun his ride to rescue Democrats in the 2014 midterm elections.

The Frustration of Bob Gates

William Bradley | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

I like Robert Gates. He's a professional, a grown-up. He's a thoughtful, reasonable Republican at a time when such are overshadowed by something very different. I agree with him on many things. But his "Mission Impossible" assignment to salvage Iraq and Afghanistan is blinding him.

The Longest Married Presidential Couple Ever

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Congratulations to former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara! The couple celebrated an incredible milestone yesterday-- their 69th weddin...

Barbara Bush Released From Houston Hospital

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

HOUSTON (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush praised the staff of a Texas hospital where she spent nearly a week being treated for pneumonia before...

Barbara Bush To Be Released From The Hospital

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former first lady Barbara Bush will be discharged from Houston's Methodist Hospital Saturday, according to a tweet from Bush family spokesperson Jim M...

Barbara Bush 'Doing Great' At Houston Hospital

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

BY MICHAEL GRACZYK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush was "doing great and responding well" on Thursday while un...

You Won't Believe Who Joined Twitter in 2013

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.17.2013 | Fifty

What can you say about a year in which former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright took to the Twittersphere, sending tweets under the handle of @mad...

George H.W. Bush Joins Twitter

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush is now on Twitter. In his first message, Bush honored former South African President Nelson Mandela and expressed...

INCEPTION: George H.W. Bush's Socks Feature The Face Of George H.W. Bush

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush is known for his love of eccentric socks. He donned Superman socks on his 89th birthday and even gifted President...

George H.W. Bush Given LBJ Foundation Award

AP | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

HOUSTON (AP) — The Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation has given former President George H.W. Bush an award for his public service and government career. ...

Promises, Promises

Charles Kolb | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics
Charles Kolb

After almost five years in office, President Obama has a remarkable, and growing, list of broken promises. His presidency has been characterized by "say one thing, do another" moments to such an extent that his credibility at home and abroad is now seriously diminished.

Honoring Nelson Mandela

George H. W. Bush | Posted 02.02.2014 | Impact
George H. W. Bush

I was honored to be the first American President to welcome Mr. Mandela to the White House. It remains a genuine highlight from those four years I was privileged to hold that high office.

The Globalization 5 -- How Globalization Changed America in 2013, and What It Might Mean for 2014

Edward Goldberg | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

Welcome to the age of Central Bank Power. Since the 2008 crash, the U.S Federal Reserve Bank has become a new type of global hegemon.

New-jitsu Politics and the Power of the Far Right

Hans Johnson | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Hans Johnson

For the first time in 15 years, the frame for a national election cycle is coming to focus on the dangers of the extreme right wing holding the country hostage to its ideology.

Bush Serves As Witness At Gay Wedding

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush served as a witness at a same-sex wedding over the weekend. The Washington Post reports Bush served as an officia...

U.S. President 'Betrays' Arab Uprising, Once Again

Barry Lando | Posted 11.16.2013 | World
Barry Lando

An American president calls for the downfall of an Arab dictator. The people rise up. The revolt spreads across the country. The rebels ask for help f...

Droning On...

Charles Kolb | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics
Charles Kolb

American presidents are often characterized by statements or actions that become an indelible part of their presidency and the nation's perception of their leadership.

Hillary Clinton: Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush Are 'The Classic Odd Couple'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

In the midst of receiving a big award on Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton offered an inside look at the relationship between two former presidents: her ...