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Presidents praise George W. Bush at new library

April 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic

“My deepest conviction, the guiding principle of the administration, is that the United States of America must strive to expand the reach of freedom,” Bush said. “I believe that freedom is a gift from God and the hope of every human heart.”
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Hacker gains access to Bush family emails, photos

February 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

HOUSTON A hacker apparently accessed private photos and emails sent between members of the Bush family, including both former presidents, and the Secret Service is investigating. Continue Reading

HBO apologizes for fake George W. Bush head on ‘Game of Thrones’

June 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Though the head was given a wig of long hair, spattered in mud and turned mostly away from the camera, the distinctive upper lip was a giveaway. And the creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss pointed it out in the DVD commentary on the episode. Continue Reading

Steve Bridges, comic known for George W. Bush impressions dies in L.A. at age 48

March 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Steve Bridges George W. Bush impression made him a regular on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” and earned him an invitation to the White House and several Washington gigs, including one comic routine with the President Bush himself. Continue Reading

Education law’s promise falls short after 10 years

January 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

After a decade on the books and a beginning as a symbol of possibility, President George W. Bush’s most hyped domestic accomplishment — the No Child Left Behind education law — has become a symbol to many of federal overreach and Congress’ inability to fix something that’s clearly flawed. Continue Reading

Will Ferrell wins nation’s top humor prize in DC

October 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Will Ferrell, who refined his impersonation of President George W. Bush on “Saturday Night Live” and later took his presidential act to Broadway, was awarded the nation’s top humor prize Sunday night. Continue Reading

Ari Fleischer, former Bush spokesman, to be CNN political contributor

September 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

CNN already has a large stable of political commentators that include Paul Begala, Donna Brazile, James Carville and Mary Matalin. Continue Reading

Rift between Bush, Perry has roots in nixed in-law appointment

September 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

With Gov. Rick Perry now running for president, the spotlight is shining on the tense relationship between two Texans – former President George W. Bush being the other – and their allied camps. Continue Reading

VIEWPOINT: The difference between Bush and Perry

September 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Do George W. Bush and Rick Perry loathe each other? Are they blood enemies? Continue Reading

Eugene Robinson column: Always someone there to remind us

September 1, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Bush and Cheney have emerged to remind us how we got into this mess — and to remind us it didn’t happen by accident! Continue Reading