Oct. 7, 2001: President George W. Bush poses for a photo in the Treaty Room of the White House after announcing airstrikes on on Afghanistan.
October 7, 2011 "Today we focus on Afghanistan, but the battle is broader," the president said. And he added that "we will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter; and we will not fail. Peace and freedom will prevail."
September 16, 2011 It's true Obama's ascent to the presidency faced super long odds although conditions came together to shorten them immensely. But the odds of his re-election seem to be going in the other direction, lengthening not shortening.
September 11, 2011 "These acts of mass murder were intended to frighten our nation into chaos and retreat," the president said the evening of Sept. 11, 2001. But, he added, "they have failed; our country is strong."
Former Vice President Dick Cheney. (Feb. 10, 2011, file photo.)
August 25, 2011 The president did not follow Cheney's advice, and other top administration advisers thought it was a bad idea. Meanwhile, Cheney tells NBC that many in Washington aren't going to like what they read in his new memoir.
August 17, 2011 While many Americans may be somewhat alarmed, for various reasons, at the thought of Texas Gov. Rick Perry gaining the White House, don't count at least one George W. Bush impersonator among them. All Things Considered co-host Robert Siegel talked with John Morgan of Orlando, Fla., a comic and Bush impersonator for whom Perry is like the answer to a prayer.
May 4, 2011 Former President George W. Bush declined President Obama's invitation to join him on Thursday at Ground Zero in New York City to mark the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.
May 2, 2011 From around the nation and around the world, leaders are reacting to the news that an American assault team killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan on Sunday.
Former President George W. Bush, Oct. 30, 2010, at a baseball game in Arlington, Texas.
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February 25, 2011 "The former president has no desire to share a forum with a man who has willfully and repeatedly done great harm to the interests of the United States," his spokesman says. Julian Assange is WikiLeaks' founder.
February 24, 2011 He allegedly bought chemicals and equipment that could be used to make an explosive device, and collected information including the address of former President George W. Bush's home in Dallas.
November 22, 2010 Obama joins the long American tradition of presidents who've been accused of acting like kings. Going all the way back to George Washington, presidents have been accused of putting on royal airs.
November 19, 2010 The Bush presidential library is considering whether to display the famous Mission Accomplished sign that was a backdrop to the former president's speech on the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier when he declared major combat over in Iraq.
October 8, 2010 President Obama used to have a large lead in voter approval over his predecessor, George W. Bush. No more. In a recent Gallup/Opinion Research poll, he was tied with Bush on the question, who was a better president.
October 5, 2010 Ex-President George W. Bush wanted more Latinos in the GOP. A new Pew poll shows that dream has not only been dashed but is moving in the wrong direction. A smaller percentage of Latinos than before say the Republican Party is concerned about them.
July 26, 2010 Deportations of illegal immigrants are higher under President Obama than George W. Bush.
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