You see, he was rough-hewn, but Bush belonged to the political establishment as a genial governor when he ran. Trump is such an angry outsider that you can sense Washington wishing for the good ol’ days. Back then, presidents didn’t accuse others in the elite club of wiretapping.
The Bush name, and more important, its financial and political network, provide a huge advantage in the early going. Jeb Bush is well aware he can’t escape.
George W. Bush has written a portrait of his father and his father’s presidency. The book will be published today.
The Supreme Court considers whether American children born in Jerusalem should have “Israel” stamped on their passport as their birthplace.
By Terrence Stutz, The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN, Texas — Too much negative about former President George W. Bush, too much positive about Hillary Rodham Clinton, and way too much coverage of Moses. Those were among a long list of complaints — from both sides of the political spectrum — during an all-day hearing Tuesday […]
By Hal Bernton, The Seattle Times MEREDOSIA, Ill. — In 2003, President George W. Bush unveiled plans for the world’s first zero-emissions coal plant, a project that would serve as a global showcase of America’s ability to reduce carbon emissions from fossil fuels. This FutureGen plant would be “one of the boldest steps our nation […]
By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — New data from Gallup starkly illustrates how a racially tinged generation gap has shaped American politics in the Obama era — a reality that likely will hurt Democrats this year, even as it threatens to damage Republican prospects for the future. Americans 65 and older have become increasingly […]
It’s not entirely their fault. The 2014 map looks as if it were designed to make sure the GOP does not change. With a House majority they maintained in 2012 even though they won 1.4 million fewer votes than Democrats and as many as 11 chances to pick up the six Senate seats they’d need […]