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George H.W. Bush Greets Obama In Houston

AP | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

BY JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON (AP) — President Barack Obama had an unexpected greeter upon his arrival in Houston Wednesday: for...

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 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...

REUNITED: Obama & Bush Meet In Africa

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Everywhere he went in Africa, President Barack Obama was competing with history. There was the heroic leadership of f...

Obama, Bush Meeting In Africa

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — President Barack Obama says his appearance Tuesday in Africa with former President George W. Bush will give him a chan...

Obama Fundraises In Texas Ahead Of Presidential Library Opening

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

BY JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS -- A day before sharing the stage with his Republican predecessor, President Barack Obama raised mone...

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 ...

Obama Phones George W. Bush From Air Force One Ahead Of Iraq Speech

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — As he prepares to herald the end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq, President Barack Obama has spoken by phone to former...

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...

Federal Prosecution Of Immigrants Soared In Spring As Obama Continued Aggressive Bush-Era Policies

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FRESNO, Calif. — Federal prosecutions of immigrants soared to new levels this spring, as the Obama administration continued an aggressive enforc...

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 Border Plan Resembles Bush's

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — President Barack Obama's plan to send as many as 1,200 National Guard troops back to the U.S.-Mexico border quelled demands that he mu...

Obama's National Security Strategy Turns Away From Bush Administration Goals

AP | ANNE GEARAN and ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is breaking with the go-it-alone Bush years in a new strategy for keeping the nation safe, counting more on ...