September 26, 2013 Some in Congress are raising the possibility of a short-term budget deal to put off a government shutdown by a week... Republicans seem to be shifting the Obamacare fight to the debt-ceiling debate... Sen. Ted Cruz isn't exactly beloved by his fellow Senate Republicans.
September 26, 2013 The former president and former first lady Barbara Bush attended the wedding of two women, and he signed the marriage license. The happy couple say they're grateful that Bush acknowledged their marriage as "being real and normal."
July 24, 2013 A photo shows the former president holding the two-year-old son of a member of his security detail. Patrick is undergoing treatment for leukemia.
July 15, 2013 "We are surely a kinder and gentler nation because of you," President Obama told the nation's 41st president. The occasion was a ceremony to present the 5,000th Points of Light Award.
April 25, 2013 The ceremony brought together five presidents — four former and the current occupant of the White House. George W. Bush's love of country and efforts to help some of the world's poorest people won him high praise.
February 8, 2013 A report in The Smoking Gun about the hacking has led to a criminal investigation. The hacker reportedly got hold of photos, cellphone numbers and home addresses. Also, some "sensitive correspondence."
January 14, 2013 Bush, 88, had been in Houston's Methodist Hospital for nearly two months. He was being treated for complications related to bronchitis and a stubborn fever. He's the oldest of the nation's four living former presidents.
December 27, 2012 The nation's 41st president, George H.W. Bush, has been in a Houston hospital since just after Thanksgiving. He went there for treatment of a persistent cough. Since then, he's developed a fever. Doctors are working to bring it down. Bush, 88, is said to be alert and bantering with his nurses.
August 27, 2012 National political conventions don't offer the same impact as they did in the past, but that's no reason to ignore this year's festivities. This week's Political Junkie column lists five memorable conventions of the past.
December 22, 2011 As his bus tour continued, Mitt Romney won an endorsement from former President George H.W. Bush. He pumped his own gas and talked about buying a horse. Also, he spoke French.
December 6, 2010 Kennedy still gets the highest approval ratings and Clinton and Bush the elder's ratings have risen by 8 percentage points. Jimmy Carter's approval rating fell by 9 percentage points, however, between 2006 and the recent survey.
September 21, 2010 Grudges and slights have always been held in American political history. But Jimmy Carter's grudge against Ted Kennedy for fighting him on health care continues to this day, 30 years later.