Jenna Bush

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2 Presidents Attended Her Wedding

Barbara Bush married Craig Coyne in Kennebunkport this weekend

(Newser) - Former President George W. Bush is officially done escorting his daughters down the aisle: In what People calls "an intimate secret wedding" of which it nonetheless has all the details, Barbara Bush quietly married screenwriter Craig Coyne at the family estate in Kennebunkport on Sunday. "A very short,... More »

Jenna Bush on Barbara: 'She's a Fighter'

Granddaughter thanks well-wishers as Barbara Bush foregoes medical treatment

(Newser) - Barbara Bush is "in great spirits" following reports that the 92-year-old is no longer receiving medical treatment amid failing health, says granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager. "She's a fighter. She's an enforcer," an emotional Hager told NBC's Today show on Monday, per People . (See the... More »

Jenna Bush Spills 'Wait, What?!' Secret on Grandma Barbara

Former first lady apparently only has 8 toes

(Newser) - If someone were to ever put together a biography on former first lady Barbara Bush entitled Everything You Never Knew (and Didn't Necessarily Want to Know) About Barbara Bush, it would now have to include a rather odd factoid supplied by her own granddaughter. The Hill reports that Jenna... More »

Bush Twins Have a Message for Sasha, Malia

'Explore your passions,' they say in open letter

(Newser) - It's been eight years since Barbara Bush and Jenna Bush Hager offered President Obama's daughters tips on life in the White House and taught them to slide down the solarium's banister. Since then, Sasha and Malia Obama have endured "unbelievable pressure" and seen their parents "... More »

Bush Unveils His 24 Portraits of World Leaders

And it is as amazing as one might predict

(Newser) - This interview has pretty much everything one could ever hope for out of a Today segment: awkward banter between a former president and his interviewer-slash-daughter, cringe-inducing art puns, Jenna Bush Hager pronouncing "Putin" like "Poodin," a rather amusing anecdote about "Poodin" dissing the Bush family dog,... More »

George W. Bush Is a Grandpa

Jenna Bush Hager, husband welcome daughter Mila

(Newser) - Jenna Bush Hager and husband Henry Hager welcomed a daughter over the weekend, making former President Bush a grandpa with the newest addition to the Bush dynasty. Margaret Laura "Mila" Hager was named for Hager Bush's grandmothers, CNN reports. "Jenna and Mila are healthy. And our family... More »

Jenna Bush Is Pregnant

George W. Bush is 'fired up' about being a grandpa

(Newser) - Get ready for the next member of the Bush dynasty. Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of George W. Bush, has announced that she is pregnant with her first child and due in the spring, reports CNN . She made the announcement with husband Henry Hager on the Today show, where she is... More »

Chelsea, Bush Twins: We Have Great First Kids

Hate their parents if you must, but not their offspring

(Newser) - Gail Collins doesn't want to hear any griping about Chelsea Clinton's wedding. "Let her have her day," she writes at the New York Times . She's "been a national public figure against her will since she was 12, and in all that time she has never embarrassed her... More »

Jenna Bush's Home Robbed

Former first daughter, husband not home during bike theft

(Newser) - Jenna Bush Hager's home was burglarized Friday, but the crime has nothing to do with her political connections, Baltimore police say—she and her husband just had nice bikes. Two Trek mountain bikes were purloined from the garage behind the former first daughter's home while she and her husband, Henry... More »

Jenna Bush Hager Joins Today as Contributor

Ex-president's daughter will report on education, not politics

(Newser) - The Today show's newest hire has extensive White House experience—she's Jenna Hager, the daughter of former President Bush and Laura Bush. The new correspondent will contribute stories about once a month on issues like education, not politics, Today executive producer Jim Bell tells the AP, adding that the unsolicited... More »

Bush Twins Offer Tips to Obama Girls

'Remember who your dad really is'

(Newser) - As they enter the White House, Malia and Sasha Obama can benefit from advice from two who know exactly what they’re going through: Jenna and Barbara Bush, who penned an open letter to the Obama girls in the Wall Street Journal. The twins offer advice on where to go... More »

Bush Twins Eager to Get Their Dad Back

President has been under plenty of stress, but still the same guy underneath

(Newser) - President Bush’s daughters are excited to see their father take a load off, People reports. “He's been under a lot of stress, so we're ready for him to go back to Texas and be warmly received,” says Jenna Hager. The twins agree their parents hadn’t changed... More »

Jenna 'Offers' Bush Ranch for Ellen's Wedding

First daughter offers advice on nuptials; obliges request

(Newser) - Ellen Degeneres couldn't get John McCain to walk her down the aisle, but she did score an offer of the Bush ranch for a wedding venue. Newlywed Bush daughter Jenna Hager appears on the Ellen show next week, along with her first-lady mom, in a segment taped Thursday, reports People.... More »

Bush Gushes Over Jenna's Nuptials

White House unveils pics from 'spectacular' sunset wedding

(Newser) - President Bush is flying back wistfully to Washington today after giving away the first daughter, the AP reports. “Our little girl, Jenna, married a really good guy,” the commander in chief told reporters. “The wedding was spectacular. It’s all we could have hoped for.” Click... More »

Jenna Bush Gets Married at Dad's Ranch

Tourists clog tiny Crawford, Texas

(Newser) - First daughter Jenna Bush wed longtime boyfriend Henry Hager today at the presidential ranch in Crawford, Texas, the Fort-Worth Telegram reports. About 200 guests attended, but the press was not on the invitation list. In Crawford, one San Antonio woman reveled in the moment despite her distance from the 1,... More »

Bush to Give Jenna Away in Twilight Wedding

Tiny Crawford set for last hurrah tomorrow

(Newser) - President Bush boarded Air Force One yesterday to attend to some family business: giving away his daughter Jenna at her wedding at twilight tomorrow, near a lake on the family's Crawford, Texas, ranch. The First Daughter, who opted against a "stuffy" wedding at the White House, will be wearing... More »

Jenna Picks de la Renta Design

First daughter makes traditional choice for May 10 Texas nuptials

(Newser) - Jenna Bush will walk down the aisle in a “casual” Oscar de la Renta gown that suits her "organic and low key" May 10 wedding. Think organza, embroidery, matte beading, and a small train, but don’t expect pictures. Her intended, Henry Hager, doesn’t want to see... More »

Cheney Makes Way More Than His Boss

VP's family rakes in $3M, while Bushes earn less than $1M

(Newser) - Dick Cheney may report to George Bush, but he out-earned the president threefold last year, according to tax returns released yesterday. The first couple paid $221,635 in taxes on the $923,807 they made in 2007, ABC reports, while the Cheneys paid  $602,651 on their $3,042,767—... More »

No White House Nups for Jenna

Bushes' Texas ranch to stage May 10 wedding to Henry Hager

(Newser) - It turns out May 10 isn't a nice day for a White House wedding: Jenna Bush and fiancé Henry Hager will marry that day in Crawford, Texas, at the family's 1,600-acre ranch, quashing speculation the ceremony would be an in-the-spotlight DC affair. "It's going to be a small... More »

Better 1st Kid: Chelsea or Jenna?

Ms. Clinton’s stock drops even as Ms. Bush’s rises

(Newser) - Conventional wisdom that puts Chelsea Clinton at the front of the class and Jenna Bush at the back is undergoing a makeover, as the current first daughter charms in public life while her predecessor hits the upper-crust party scene. The “closer I look, the more I like Jenna,”... More »

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