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At Clinton Fundraiser, Dubya's Daughter

Barbara Bush poses with Huma Abedin, looks like latest in GOP dynasty leaning Clinton

(Newser) - The latest member of the Bush dynasty to unsubtly diss Donald Trump is former first daughter Barbara Pierce Bush, the daughter of George W. and namesake of his mother: The younger Bush appeared at a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton in Paris on Saturday, reports CNN . Bush wasn't exactly coy... More »

George HW Bush Leaves Hospital

Former president discharged after nearly 2-month stay

(Newser) - Former President George H.W. Bush has left a Houston hospital where he spent nearly two months recovering from an illness that began with a bronchitis-related cough. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath says the 88-year-old Bush was released today from Methodist Hospital. He was admitted Nov. 23, the day after Thanksgiving,... More »

Papa Bush Backs Romney

George HW will announce endorsement tomorrow in Houston

(Newser) - The GOP's elite isn't exactly tripping over itself to help Mitt Romney seal the deal, but George HW Bush is the latest in the Bush family to fall in line: A Romney spokeswoman says the Bush patriarch will endorse their man tomorrow at an event in Houston, reports... More »

Laura on Dubya: We Depend on Each Other

Former first lady dishes on Kindles and political criticism

(Newser) - Laura Bush continues the publicity blitz for new memoir Spoken From the Heart with a sit-down with Ladies Home Journal . Highlights:
  • Texas meets DC: "All his Midland friends would come to the Oval Office and say, 'I can't believe I'm here.' And then they looked at him: [They]
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The Best Bushisms, Never to Be 'Misunderestimated'

British paper offers random presidential pearls of wisdom

(Newser) - Will any future leader wreak linguistic havoc with the creative fervor of President Bush? The Guardian bids his presidency adieu with a list of its favorite Bushisms, including:
  • "I’m honored to shake the hand of a brave Iraqi citizen who had his hand cut off by Saddam Hussein.
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Presumptuous? Caroline Is Aiming Low

Senate would be lucky to have her 'smart, cultivated' voice: Dowd

(Newser) - When John F Kennedy Jr founded George magazine, many upbraided him for not trading more valuably on his clan’s mystique. But when sister Caroline aims for a Senate seat, Maureen Dowd writes in the New York Times, she’s “blasted by a howl of ‘How dare she?’... More »

A Third Bush in the White House?

Poppy Bush wants Jeb to head to Senate, Oval Office eventually

(Newser) - Even as one son packs his bags to leave the White House, former President Bush is waxing poetic about seeing another move in one day. And since "right now is probably a bad time" with Americans Bushed out, HW suggests Jeb Bush would make "an outstanding senator."... More »

Bushes' Brother Act Goes Out With a Whimper

Lifelong rivalry leaves both siblings at loose ends: Weisberg

(Newser) - In perhaps the final chapter of their peculiar sibling rivalry, Jeb Bush's political aspirations lie smoldering in the ashes of his brother's disastrous presidency, Jacob Weisberg writes in the LA Times. "Jeb's position as favorite son rankled his brother," the Slate editor writes, and "George's mistakes have... More »

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