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That Time We Dreamed Of Hanging With George W. Bush..

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 07.09.2014 | HuffPost Home

When the time comes to leave a place like the White House behind, then this is where you want to head to. Once known as the "Western White House" a...

Americans Now Have Two Favorite First Ladies

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

Barbara Bush and Hillary Clinton have tied for the title of America's favorite first lady from the past 25 years, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal p...

First Ladies in China: Jackie Kennedy's Kidnapping to Lou Hoover's Gun

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.24.2014 | Style
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

Betty Ford kicked off her high heels to join a communist academy ballet rehearsal in December of 1975. (Gerald Ford Presidential Library) Michelle ...

Michelle Obama To Steer Clear Of Controversial Issues On China Trip

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, March 16 (Reuters) - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is expected to steer clear of controversial issues ...

First Ladies, First Principles, and Foundational Documents

Jack Healey | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact
Jack Healey

In 1948, Eleanor Roosevelt took examples of the dregs of history and aimed for a better ever after. She shepherded the creation and ratification of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. As the legal foundation of the international human rights movement, the document clearly needs help.

Laura Bush Weighs In On Whether The First Lady Should Work Outside The White House

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Former First Lady Laura Bush doesn't think the president's spouse should receive a salary. More important to consider, she says, is whether they can c...

Dubya Has Lost It

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.06.2013 | Comedy

George W. Bush may be keeping himself busy with custom Christmas ornaments, but if this video from "Jimmy Kimmel Live" is any indication, he's going t...

The Touchy Topic of Religion: Afghanistan's Future

Katherine Marshall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

The struggles over values and religious beliefs need to be part of the analysis about the way forward. This is as true for Afghanistan as it is for anywhere else where religion is an element in conflict (that is, pretty much everywhere).

First Ladies First

Cora Neumann | Posted 10.20.2013 | Impact
Cora Neumann

Five years ago, I could have only dreamed that we would bring Laura Bush and Michelle Obama together on an international stage to discuss their experiences as first ladies with their counterparts.

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 ...

First Ladies Michelle Obama and Laura Bush Show American Compassion in Africa

Anita McBride | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Anita McBride

As we approach this July 4th, Americans have a lot to celebrate in not only their elected presidents but also their first ladies who represent bipartisan commitment to empowering women and improving the health and well-being of the people of Africa and around the world.

First Lady Likens White House Living To 'A Really Nice Prison'

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

First lady Michelle Obama shared a laugh with Laura Bush on Tuesday while describing some of the restrictions of White House living. Speaking with...

Laura Bush Tells Head-Turning George W. Bush Story

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

After 35 years of marriage, former First Lady Laura Bush and President George W. Bush have shared hundreds of moments together. On Tuesday, Mrs. Bu...

An Open Letter to Kim Kardashian

Anne Addison | Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact
Anne Addison

The point is, while preeclampsia, might be relatively unknown, it isn't choosy; any pregnant woman is at risk. It is the leading cause of maternal and infant death and near-miss globally and in the U.S.A.

Joy Resmovits

Bush Makes A Big Announcement | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

Margaret Spellings, former President George W. Bush's second Secretary of Education, will take over his foundation and policy institute in September, ...

PHOTOS: First Ladies And Kids Throughout History

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.09.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- First lady Abigail Adams famously urged her husband, President John Adams, to "remember the ladies." As Mother's Day approaches and Amer...

Laura Bush: No George W. Bush Paintings In Presidential Library Until He Gets 'Better'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

Unfortunately for visitors to George W. Bush's new presidential library, they won't get to see any of his paintings there -- yet. In an interview ...

George W. Bush: A Disastrous President

Brent Budowsky | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The Bush presidency was a disastrous presidency which caused a range catastrophies including the Iraq war, the budget deficit, and the financial crash.

George W. Bush Talks Jeb Bush 2016

AP | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former President George W. Bush says he has advice for his brother and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush – "Run." For president, that ...

Laura Bush Looks Out For Her Husband's Legacy

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

DALLAS -- Laura Bush wanted to make sure her husband's presidential center reflected their Texas roots, and it does – right down to the building...

A Look Inside The New Bush Library

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

DALLAS -- A tour of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum begins in a bright area representing his early domestic agenda, but with one tu...

George W. Bush Welcomes First Grandchild

Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

Jenna Bush Hager gave birth to a baby girl, Margaret Laura 'Mila' Hager, on Saturday, the Bush family announced in a Sunday statement. The Dallas ...

Laura Bush: Some GOP Candidates 'Frightened' Women

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Former First Lady Laura Bush said in an interview that aired Monday that some candidates in the Republican Party "frightened" women, but those individ...

The First Ladies' First Lady: Creating an Undefined Role in the White House

Nicole Glass | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Nicole Glass

When their husbands win the presidency, American first ladies are thrust into the spotlight, forced to take a position with no job description and no pay. And it's not an easy task.

Goosey Lucy and Gay Marriage

Kitty Kelley | Posted 05.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Kitty Kelley

For the most part first ladies seldom falter, which is why it was disappointing to read about the wife of a self-described "compassionate conservative" former president fumble on an issue of equal rights.