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Latest Stories Lauren Bush and David Lauren Tie the Knotupdated: Mon Sep 05 2011 17:51:00

The couple wed in a lavish ceremony at Ralph Lauren's Colorado ranch Geraldine Ferraro Diesupdated: Sun Mar 27 2011 07:52:00

The first woman to run for Vice-President of the United States was 75

Political Circus: Barbara Bush jokes hubby should be House speakerupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 11:55:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all the time. George W. Bush's Daughter Endorses Gay Marriageupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 16:08:00

"Everyone should have the right to marry the person they love," says the former first daughter

George, Barbara Bush on 'LKL': We're no political dynastyupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 06:00:00

Jeb Bush would make a good president, but the former Florida governor has no intention of running for the Oval Office in 2012, according to his father, former President George H.W. Bush.

George H.W. Bush: There's no rivalryupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 06:00:00

George H.W. Bush tell's CNN's Larry King the speculative stories that he had a clash with George W. made him upset. Barbara Bush: I Hope Sarah Palin Stays in Alaskaupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 07:12:00

The former first lady gets in a dig on the ex-Alaskan governor in a Larry King interview George W. Bush Wants Grandkids - Desperatelyupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 13:16:00

The former president is "disappointed it hasn't happened yet" Jenna Hager and Barbara Bush Trick-or-Treat as a Flapper and a Fallen Angelupdated: Fri Oct 22 2010 18:09:00

Jenna and Barbara Bush attend a masquerade ball to celebrate Halloween with UNICEF Jenna Bush Hager's Bikes Stolenupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 15:07:00

The $3,500 bikes were reported missing after officers responded to a burglar alarm Barbara Bush Doesn't Have a TV to Watch Sister Jenna on Todayupdated: Thu May 06 2010 14:48:00

The twins do catch up - and Barbara gets her TV fix - during sleepovers at Jenna's hotel

Laura Bush thinks she was poisonedupdated: Wed Apr 28 2010 21:33:00

Laura Bush's new book discusses everything from politics to the fear that she and her husband were poisoned.

Laura Bush in memoir: George and I may have been poisonedupdated: Wed Apr 28 2010 21:33:00

Laura Bush is suggesting she, her husband and several aides were poisoned during a 2007 visit to Germany for the G8 summit, one of several new details in the former first lady's forthcoming memoir, "Spoken From the Heart."

Barbara Bush hospitalized for routine testsupdated: Sun Mar 28 2010 00:37:00

Former first lady Barbara Bush was admitted Saturday to a hospital in Texas for routine tests, a spokeswoman said. Source: Former First Daughter Barbara Bush Not Getting Marriedupdated: Wed Apr 15 2009 10:07:00

The rumors of impending nuptials are not true, a family source tells PEOPLE

Barbara Bush expected to make good recovery, surgeon saysupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 16:52:00

The surgeon who performed heart surgery Wednesday on former first lady Barbara Bush said Thursday that she is recovering well from the 2 1/2-hour surgery in which her aortic valve was replaced with a pig valve. Barbara Bush Rests After Open-Heart Surgeryupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 12:10:00

The former first lady undergoes an operation to replace her aortic valve

Barbara Bush has heart surgery in Houstonupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 10:17:00

Former first lady Barbara Bush underwent heart surgery Wednesday at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, a hospital spokeswoman told CNN.

First lady heart surgeryupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 10:17:00

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen has information on former first lady Barbara Bush's open heart surgery.

Bush twins offer advice to Sasha, Malia Obamaupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 01:50:00

Jenna and Barbara Bush know a lot about growing up in the White House. Jenna & Barbara Bush Give Advice to Sasha & Maliaupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 13:49:00

"Enjoy your childhood in such a magical place," the former first daughters write

Barbara Bush out of ICU after surgeryupdated: Thu Nov 27 2008 20:08:00

Former first lady Barbara Bush was moved out of the intensive care unit of a Houston, Texas, hospital into a regular room Thursday after surgery to repair and seal a perforated ulcer, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Barbara Bush recovering, 'in charge' after surgeryupdated: Wed Nov 26 2008 21:12:00

Former first lady Barbara Bush was doing well Wednesday following her surgery late Tuesday night to repair and seal a perforated ulcer, according to the surgeon who performed the operation. Former First Lady Barbara Bush Hospitalizedupdated: Wed Nov 26 2008 13:49:00

The 83-year-old was admitted for testing after days of stomach pain

Ex-first lady Barbara Bush hospitalized for testsupdated: Wed Nov 26 2008 03:29:00

Former first lady Barbara Bush will spend the night in a Houston, Texas, hospital Tuesday night after falling ill, according to a family spokeswoman.

Commentary: Michelle Obama, stir up the White House!updated: Tue Nov 25 2008 12:27:00

A few weeks into Barack Obama's victory lap, Michelle Obama's already under the microscope. And I'm part of the dissecting team.

Move over Barney, new dog moving into White Houseupdated: Wed Nov 05 2008 17:45:00

Barack Obama's two daughters had another reason to high-five their dad's election to the presidency Tuesday night: they're getting a puppy. Russell Brand to Bring 'Maddening Danger' to VMAsupdated: Fri Jul 25 2008 13:34:00

The British comic – and host of MTV's awards show – anticipates "music and mayhem"

Bush: Wedding was spectacularupdated: Sun May 11 2008 18:37:00

President Bush says he feels 'mighty blessed' after the wedding of his daughter Jenna. CNN's Elaine Quijano reports.

Bush: Jenna's wedding was 'spectacular'updated: Sun May 11 2008 18:37:00

Against the backdrop of a stunning Texas sunset, near a lake on the Bush family's 1,600-acre ranch, President Bush walked his daughter, Jenna, down the aisle to her groom, the White House said.

Jenna Bush says 'I do'updated: Sun May 11 2008 00:39:00

First daughter Jenna Bush and Henry Hager, the son of a well-connected Virginia Republican, said "I do" Saturday on President Bush's 1,600-acre ranch near Crawford, Texas. Live from New York: It's Laura Bush!updated: Tue Apr 22 2008 15:19:00

The first lady is joined by her daughters as she co-hosts Tuesday's Today show First Daughter Jenna Bush Flies Coachupdated: Tue Nov 13 2007 15:03:00

Ah, the hard-up life of an author.

First daughter's purse swiped, source saidupdated: Tue Nov 21 2006 21:28:00

First daughter Barbara Bush's purse was stolen while she was in Argentina with her twin sister, Jenna, a law enforcement source who was briefed on the incident said Tuesday.

Marketing Meltzer: Publicity in the fast laneupdated: Wed Sep 06 2006 13:17:00

How do you market an author in an age when it's hard enough to get people to turn on the television? Let us count the ways.

Doubt, humor, hope, motherhoodupdated: Wed May 10 2006 12:37:00

The late Marjorie Williams was honest about others, and with herself.

When opposites attractupdated: Mon Dec 19 2005 14:43:00

The whole deal, as 42 might say, was 43's idea. Looking for a way to showcase the U.S. relief effort after the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami last December, George W. Bush wondered if his two immediate predecessors in the White House might be willing to suit up and hit the road. He asked his chief of staff, "Do you think they'd work together?" The easy, reflex answer would have been no. George Herbert Walker Bush and William Jefferson Clinton came from different generations, from different social classes and from opposing political parties. Their 1992 face-off wasn't exactly tea and sympathy: Bush once called Clinton a "bozo," and Clinton usually referred to his rival as "Old Bush." The 10 years that followed weren't much better. The 1992 defeat hit Bush so hard that friends say he needed half a decade to get over it, and an aide recalls that some of Clinton's angriest private moments during his impeachment were rants directed not at independent counsel Ken Starr but at the Bush family's aura of privile

A very political hurricaneupdated: Thu Sep 15 2005 16:44:00

As evidenced by President Bush's speech Thursday, Hurricane Katrina already is dramatically changing U.S. politics.

Elder Bush, Clinton team up again for relief effort updated: Mon Sep 05 2005 10:32:00

Former Presidents Bush and Clinton have established a fund to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Senior Bush plugs Jeb for president 'someday' updated: Tue May 31 2005 22:23:00

Florida Gov. Jeb Bush would be "awfully good" in the job of president, but the timing isn't right, his father and former President George H.W. Bush told CNN Tuesday.

Stand-up for her manupdated: Mon May 09 2005 13:05:00

The White House theater was not built for stand-up comedy. But two Fridays ago, Laura Bush was definitely, as they say at the Friars Club, "in the house."

First lady shakes up White House staffupdated: Wed Feb 16 2005 17:04:00

Behind the scenes, first lady Laura Bush is making big changes for the next four years.

Bush thanks troops at gala event updated: Tue Jan 18 2005 17:49:00

President Bush expressed his gratitude to U.S. armed forces Tuesday for their efforts in defending the nation and carrying out his policies abroad.

Powell reaffirms U.S. commitment to tsunami reliefupdated: Sun Jan 02 2005 15:02:00

Before leaving Sunday on a U.S. mission to tsunami-ravaged southern Asia, Secretary of State Colin Powell sharply rebutted criticism that the initial U.S. response to the disaster was slow and inadequate.

Courting women votersupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 17:34:00

Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg, daughter of President John F. Kennedy joined Sen. John Kerry at a campaign rally in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Friday, the latest high-profile woman to stump with the Democratic candidate.

Former President Bush jokes that wife 'steamed up' over attacks on sonupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 04:42:00

Speaking at a dinner event Thursday night, former President Bush joked that Barbara Bush is getting "steamed up" by the constant political attacks on her son.

Early voting gets under wayupdated: Mon Oct 18 2004 16:38:00

Election Day is still more than two weeks away, but balloting has already begun is some states, drawing some very familiar faces to the polls.

Miami sound machineupdated: Tue Sep 28 2004 07:57:00

It's way early, but our educated gut tells us the zingers emerging from the Melee in Miami on Thursday will sound something like this:

Daily Blog Roundup: Tuesday, August 31, 2004updated: Wed Sep 01 2004 11:37:00

Arnold, the Bush sisters, voting machines, Kerry Campaign shakeup rumors, criticism of RNC bloggers, and censorship of Supreme Court decisions were on the minds of bloggers as the second day of the Republican National Convention wrapped up.

Convention debut dominated by 9/11 attacksupdated: Tue Aug 31 2004 07:56:00

Check out the links below to hot political stories around the country this morning.

Bush twins attend 'R: The Party'updated: Mon Aug 30 2004 15:48:00

First twins Barbara and Jenna Bush, the president's 22-year-old daughters, made a Hollywood-style arrival Sunday at "R: The Party," the Republican convention's first big celebrity bash.

Kerry, Bush daughters booed on MTVupdated: Mon Aug 30 2004 09:48:00

Reaching out to young Americans at MTV's Video Music Awards Sunday night, the daughters of President Bush and his Democratic challenger Sen. John Kerry were met by loud cheers and jeers.

Vets rule!updated: Wed Aug 18 2004 08:02:00

Speaking in Ohio before the same veterans group President Bush addressed Monday, John Kerry today will say that Bush's call to redeploy as many as 70,000 troops could hurt U.S. relations with key allies in the war on terror.

'What is news if you have great pictures?'updated: Thu Jul 29 2004 08:03:00

We get our first glimpse this morning of the nine-minute biopic they'll formally unveil before John Kerry speaks tonight, yet another scripted image that Camp Kerry doles out to news-starved networks looking for love.

Bush parachutes for 80th birthdayupdated: Sun Jun 13 2004 13:20:00

Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 80th birthday Sunday by parachuting twice onto the grounds of his presidential library.

The long goodbyeupdated: Fri Jun 11 2004 07:25:00

Crass, Washington-style politicking will be on hold just one day more as Americans observe a National Day of Mourning today in honor of former president Ronald Reagan. Fans of crass, Washington-style politicking will be fully reimbursed starting next week.

A former president's mad dash to 80updated: Mon May 31 2004 11:13:00

Former President George H.W. Bush is the only person on this planet who can casually prowl by jet, ship and train the upper reaches of power from London to Beijing, dine intimately with heads of state, call the President of the U.S. when he wants, e-mail any of 14 grandchildren about school and baseball ("Astros might go to the World Series"), talk details with a handyman making repairs on the house that has been his spiritual home for eight decades, track menacing chipmunks in the flower beds and then turn and embrace a visiting billionaire.

Bush trip mixes stumping with scholarshipupdated: Fri May 21 2004 12:30:00

President Bush on Friday blended campaigning and campus tradition, delivering the commencement address to the 2004 graduating class of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge before flying on to New Orleans to for a "Victory 2004" Republican National Committee fund-raiser.

Bushes decline twin daughters' graduation ceremonies updated: Thu May 06 2004 19:44:00

President Bush and first lady Laura Bush will not attend the graduation ceremonies of their twin daughters later this month in order to avoid disruptions for families of the other graduates, the White House announced Thursday.

Who is John Kerry? New ads tell allupdated: Mon May 03 2004 06:41:00

Sen. John Kerry would like to take a minute Monday and for the foreseeable future to introduce himself to an increasingly larger number of Americans who not coincidentally live in the states that could make or break his bid for the White House.

Raising the Volumeupdated: Mon Mar 15 2004 10:56:00

President Bush was feeling back in the game as Air Force One headed to Cleveland last week.

Spot, spaniel born in first Bush White House, diesupdated: Sat Feb 21 2004 15:33:00

Spot, an English springer spaniel with a White House pedigree who spent nearly 15 years with President Bush and his family, has died, the White House announced Saturday.

Fortune: December The FORTUNE Business Calendar Everything you need to know about what's going on, and a whole lot you don't.updated: Mon Dec 10 2001 00:01:00

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Fortune: Here Comes The Son Forget about Steve Forbes and Dan Quayle, not to mention those other folks you've barely heard updated: Mon Jun 22 1998 00:01:00

The dusty West Texas village of Socorro--home to Democrats and Mexican Americans--should be enemy territory for a blue-blooded Republican like George W. Bush. But the Texas governor mixes easily wi...

Money Magazine: HOW PRESIDENT BUSH CUTS HIS TAXES Bush pays no local income tax in two places he calls home and no more than a small sum in the updated: Wed Jan 01 1992 00:01:00

You might figure that George and Barbara Bush have three reasons to join in the rising anger over state and local taxes -- the properties they maintain in the three places shown above. But the Firs...

Money Magazine: HOW TO CUT ALL OF YOUR TAXESupdated: Wed Jan 01 1992 00:01:00

You could call it the supreme irony of life in these United States, circa 1991-92: Congress fiddles with middle-class tax breaks while that beleaguered class burns over state and local tax hikes. I...

Fortune: MUSCOVITES DINE ON FIRST LADYupdated: Mon Nov 18 1991 00:01:00

''Have a Barbara Bush leg,'' pressed my Moscow dinner party hostess, whose husband is a comfortably-off construction worker. It turned out to be a regular baked chicken leg, though noticeably meati...

Fortune: A BREWING REVOLT AGAINST THE RICH Fewer Americans esteem them or think they pay their fair share. Conspicuous consumption is outupdated: Mon Dec 17 1990 00:01:00

PICTURE A DOZEN crystal champagne glasses, arranged atop one another in a precarious pyramid. A cascade of bubbly, poured by an unseen hand, fills them to the rim. Accompanied by lounge music and t...

Money Magazine: THE LATEST IN LAPTOPSupdated: Mon Oct 01 1990 00:01:00

Smarter and slicker, the new fliptop and notebook computers are also more affordable. This year, worldwide sales are expected to hit 3 million, up 38% since 1989, says Dataquest, a Silicon Valley r...

Fortune: HOW BUSH MANAGES THE PRESIDENCY He says he's dedicated to problem solving, and he's got a big one in Kuwait. Not to mention the updated: Mon Aug 27 1990 00:01:00

NOTHING tests a President like a world crisis. The one Saddam Hussein handed George Bush in early August had just about everything: blatant aggression, horrendous economic ramifications, and no eas...

Fortune: Waiting for Mr. Right, Princess Charming at Price Waterhouse, tales of a real tough Congressman. NO GUTSupdated: Mon Jun 18 1990 00:01:00

The biggest story out of commencementland this year was the chilly reception given by Wellesley graduates to Barbara Bush, petitioned against by maybe one- quarter of the graduating class because s...

Fortune: MOVE OVER, MTV . . .updated: Mon Aug 14 1989 00:01:00

Next time you see a TV news anchor nodding wisely at what a chief executive or somebody else important or famous has to say, remember that the newscast footage, prepackaged as video news releases (...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THIS updated: Mon Feb 13 1989 00:01:00

-- BARBARA BUSH, 63, on her role as a fashion trendsetter: ''My mail tells me that a lot of fat, white-haired, wrinkled ladies are tickled pink.''

Fortune: WHAT'S HOT WHAT'S NOT updated: Mon Dec 19 1988 00:01:00

WHAT'S HOT Teal-green ties; purple anything, period An extra six pounds Three-legged stools Oat bran everything (but beans are gaining) Narcissism Taxis Portugal The 1960s Garter belts Calvin Klein...

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