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Obama vs. Bush: Who Took More Presidential Vacations?

FactCheck.org | Lori Robertson | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Q: Is it true that George W. Bush took more vacation days than Barack Obama? A: Yes. B...

Same Old Policies: Obama on Iran Is Bush All Over Again

Jahandad Memarian | Posted 10.28.2013 | World
Jahandad Memarian

Reading the book Dispensable Nation by Vali Nasr helps us assess President Obama's first-term approach to the challenges the U.S. has faced regarding its relationship with Iran, particularly in light of the country's nuclear program.

Obama Gives Details On Relationship With Bush

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke about former President George W. Bush during an interview with NBC's "Today" show aired Wednesday, saying he'd only had p...

Obama Honors Bush In Budget Proposal

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama will name a volunteer program after former President George H.W. Bush, Politico reported Thursday. The George H.W. Bush Volu...

Sam Stein

Obama's Defense Nomination Forces Confrontation Over Bush-Era Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's nomination Monday of former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) as secretary of defense reignites an uncomfortable, and p...

WATCH: It's An Obama vs. Bush Fashion Face-Off!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.19.2012 | Style

It's a smackdown, rumble, dress-off, etc.

The Republicans' Survival Guide

Jim David | Posted 01.14.2013 | Comedy
Jim David

I know you're in agony, Republicans. But we survived George W. Bush. You can survive Barack Obama. We survived "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." You can survive soldiers with superior decorating skills.

Sam Stein

Obama's Progressive Base Embraces Him Anew, Bound For More Heartbreak

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's definitive reelection victory has invited Democrats to imagine a new era of liberalism, in which they are no lo...

Sam Stein

Republicans: Obama's Libya Policy As Bad As George W. Bush And Iraq

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Several prominent Republicans on Sunday sought a pound of flesh from the Obama administration over its shifting explanations for the att...

CAPTION CONTEST: George W. Bush Smirks While Walking With Obama

Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

Former President George W. Bush and his family were back at the White House on Thursday, where he and his wife were honored with the unveiling of thei...

Critics Say Obama Policies Would Have Provoked Backlash Under Bush

Politico | Josh Gerstein | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has forged a surprising consensus on opposite ends of the political spectrum: They wonder how on earth he gets away with it....

Review Of Obama Regulations Reveals Surprising Result

Bloomberg | Mark Drajem And Catherine Dodge | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's "tsunami" of new government regulations looks more like a summer swell. Obama's White House has approved fewer regulations...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign Drops The George W. Bush Talking Point

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At roughly noon on Tuesday, shortly after Gov. Rick Perry unveiled the tax policy platform for his presidential campaign, President Obam...

Sam Stein

White House: Republicans Are 'Talking More Calvin Coolidge Than George Bush'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Several weeks ago, in an interview with the Huffington Post, a senior Obama adviser tried out a new campaign-themed line in the hope of imparting the ...

Sam Stein

David Axelrod: Republican Congress Could Be 'More Extreme' Than Bush (EXCLUSIVE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With polls and prognosticators predicting a massive Republican rout -- and the likely election of uncompromising, out-of-the-mainstream conservatives ...

Sam Stein

Boehner Responds To Gibbs, Reaffirms Support For Iraq Troop Drawdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Minority Leader John Bohner's (R-Ohio) office reaffirmed on Tuesday that he supports the removal of combat troops from Iraq after White House of...

More Jobs Might Be Created This Year Than During George W. Bush's Presidency

National Journal | Ronald Brownstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If the economy produces jobs over the next eight months at the same pace as it did over the past four months, the nation will have created more jobs i...

Obama's West Point Graduation Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) --The U.S. must shape a world order as reliant on the force of diplomacy as on the might of its military to lead, President Bara...

Sam Stein

Obama Echoes George H.W. Bush On Oil Spill Response (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There are striking similarities and differences between the press statement issued by President Obama on Friday in response to the Gulf oil spill and ...

What Obama Could Learn From Bipartisanship In The Bush Era

The New Republic | Noam Scheiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Everyone remembers that George W. Bush's first tax cut was contentious when Congress considered it back in 2001. So contentious, in fact, that the Bus...

Sam Stein

John Yoo: Obama Is A Continuation Of Bush On Executive Powers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his new book, former Bush administration attorney and infamous torture memo collaborator John Yoo favorably argues that President Barack Obama is w...

Sam Stein

Bush Waited Six Days To Discuss Shoe Bomber With No GOP Complaints

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The bellowing by Republicans over the Obama administration's supposedly lackadaisical response to the attempted bombing of an airliner over Detroit se...

Sam Stein

Sen. Jack Reed: Obama More Focused On Terrorism Than Bush

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In what was a noteworthy remark precisely because it is made so infrequently, a top Senate Democrats insisted on Sunday that President Barack Obama ha...

Obama Should Ask Bush What To Do In Afghanistan: Opinion

Slate Magazine | John Dickerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama came into office promising he wouldn't be captive to groupthink. He would test the assumptions of his advisers by seeking outside voic...

Teachers Criticize Obama School Reform's Reliance on Tests, Charters as 'Bush III'

Washington Post | Nick Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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