Articles by George W. Bush

  • Mitt Romney Says He?s ?Kind Of A Snooki Fan?Mitt Romney Says He?s ?Kind Of A Snooki Fan?

    September 15 2012 2:01 PM

    In an interview, presidential candidate Mitt Romney revealed that he is "kind of a fan" of "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi.

  • More Voters Say Democrats Are Tough On Terrorism: PollMore Voters Say Democrats Are Tough On Terrorism: Poll

    September 14 2012 1:53 PM

    The poll, conducted a week before the wave of attacks on U.S. consulates in the Middle East, found voters believe Democrats are just as formidable as Republicans when it comes to protecting the U.S. from terrorism.

  • Today In Swing-State Voting Battles: Florida Purge Dulled, Pennsylvania ID To Supreme CourtToday In Swing-State Voting Battles: Florida Purge Dulled, Pennsylvania ID To Supreme Court

    September 13 2012 10:18 AM

    In Florida, voters who were struck from the rolls as part of a controversial purge are set to be reinstated; in Pennsylvania, a battle over a new law requiring photo identification at the polls reaches the highest court.

  • Obama Earns ‘F’ On Issue Most Important To VotersObama Earns ‘F’ On Issue Most Important To Voters

    September 12 2012 2:28 PM

    Voters continually claim that one issue is most important to them this election. It’s an area where President Barack Obama fails miserably and, for that reason, is trying desperately to avoid it -- the economy.

  • The Honored Dead: Other Ambassadors And Diplomats Killed In The Line Of ServiceThe Honored Dead: Other Ambassadors And Diplomats Killed In The Line Of Service

    September 12 2012 1:12 PM

    The death of US Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three members of his staff in Benghazi is a tragedy, and they join a long line of diplomats who died representing their nations.

  • How Sheldon Adelson Could Save $2.3 Billion Under Romney Tax PlanHow Sheldon Adelson Could Save $2.3 Billion Under Romney Tax Plan

    September 11 2012 4:48 PM

    Over the weekend, Mitt Romney insisted his tax plan would not cut taxes on the rich. And yet, the Center for American Progress found it would lead to more than $2 billion in savings for the billionaire Sheldon Adelson. And that's not counting his heirs.

  • September 11: Al Qaeda Leaders 11 Years After Attacks, Where Are They Now? [PHOTOS]September 11: Al Qaeda Leaders 11 Years After Attacks, Where Are They Now? [PHOTOS]

    September 11 2012 12:33 PM

    On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 terrorists from the Islamist militant group al-Qaeda hijacked four passenger jets. The terrorists went on to pilot the aircrafts in a series of attacks that would end up claiming the lives of 3,000 people.

  • Would There Have Beeen A 9/11 Attack Had Bush Administration Acted Sooner On CIA Warnings?Would There Have Beeen A 9/11 Attack Had Bush Administration Acted Sooner On CIA Warnings?

    September 11 2012 10:52 AM

    As the nation remembers the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a report in the New York Times states that there were some activities the summer before the attacks that would have looked suspicious had the administration taken the warnings more seriously.

  • Oil prices trading either side of unchanged

    September 11 2012 10:24 AM

    This week is setting up much like last week in that stimulus or quantitative easing is by far the main item of focus by both traders and investors. The US Fed FOMC meeting is Wednesday and Thursday of this week with many participants expecting the Fed to act now to try to jump start the economy and try to put some life into the faltering jobs market as both are part of their mandate. The market became slightly more convinced that the Fed would act this week after Friday's weak nonfarm payroll...

  • Where Are They Now: The Key Players On Both Sides of 9/11, And What Happened AfterWhere Are They Now: The Key Players On Both Sides of 9/11, And What Happened After

    September 10 2012 3:45 PM

    Eleven years later, the men at the forefront of both sides of the 9/11 attacks are variously retired, in jail, or dead.

  • Sept. 11 Anniversary: Iconic Pictures Of The World Trade Center, Ground Zero, Past Memorials And The Freedom Tower [PHOTOS]Sept. 11 Anniversary: Iconic Pictures Of The World Trade Center, Ground Zero, Past Memorials And The Freedom Tower [PHOTOS]

    September 10 2012 2:30 PM

    The Sept. 11 attacks changed the landscape of New York City forever. Before 9/11, you could view the World Trade Center towers by crossing the Brooklyn Bridge or hitching a ride on the Staten Island Ferry.

  • Under Obama, Deportations Near Record Number In 2011Under Obama, Deportations Near Record Number In 2011

    September 10 2012 9:55 AM

    Authorities deported a record number of immigrants in 2011, underscoring the delicate balance President Obama has attempted to strike on immigration.

  • THE FED'S CAMPAIGN

    September 07 2012 7:35 AM

    This past Friday, as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered his annual address from Jackson Hole - the State of the Dollar, if you will - I couldn't help but hear it as an incumbent's campaign speech. While Wall Street was hoping for some concrete announcement, what we got was a mushy appraisal of the Fed's handling of the financial crisis so far and a suggestion that more 'help' is on the way.

  • Do Democratic Presidents Historically Pull Nation Out Of Fiscal Rut?Do Democratic Presidents Historically Pull Nation Out Of Fiscal Rut?

    September 06 2012 9:20 PM

    The 2012 campaign has focused on a myriad of social and ideological issues, with some smatterings of tax policy and truckloads of mudslinging. A new book argues voters should look past the obfuscation and consider what is best for their wallet. Its authors claim history has proven one thing: when it comes to economic success, the left has had the upper hand.

  • Bill Clinton's 2012 DNC Speech Video And Full Text TranscriptBill Clinton's 2012 DNC Speech Video And Full Text Transcript

    September 06 2012 4:49 PM

    Watch video and read the full text of Bill Clinton's speech Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

  • John Kerry, Secretary Of State?John Kerry, Secretary Of State?

    September 05 2012 10:48 AM

    Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has said that she plans to relinquish her post soon, a potential second term for President Obama notwithstanding. That leaves an opening for Kerry, who will be speaking at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday.

  • Ted Kennedy: Democrat ‘Icon’Ted Kennedy: Democrat ‘Icon’

    September 05 2012 9:51 AM

    More than fifty years after John F. Kennedy’s assassination and more than four decades after Robert’s murder, the “Kennedy” name is the gold standard for liberal Democrats.

  • Barack Obama: Future Billionaire?Barack Obama: Future Billionaire?

    September 05 2012 6:39 AM

    I am fascinated by what the future holds for President Barack Obama.

  • Democrats Introduce A New Face: Julian CastroDemocrats Introduce A New Face: Julian Castro

    September 04 2012 10:37 PM

    San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro presented a fresh, youthful, smiling face for Democrats at the opening night of their convention Tuesday -- while hurling stinging attacks on the Republicans and their nominee.

  • Nicki Minaj And Other Surprising Celebrity RepublicansNicki Minaj And Other Surprising Celebrity Republicans

    September 04 2012 4:58 PM

    Nicki Minaj raps endlessly about her stacks of money, expensive clothes, cars and all the other luxuries that come with being one of the most famous -- and overrated -- rappers on the planet. But despite that love of all things material, her bold-faced endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on the new Lil' Wayne mixtape shows that she's willing to put her vote where her Louis Vuitton purse is.