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  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Thankfully, history will judge

    “History. We don’t know. We’ll all be dead.” – George W. Bush

  • Bush concedes ‘disappointments’ in final news conference

    WASHINGTON – President Bush on Monday declared emphatically that “most people around the world, they respect America,” strongly disagreeing with the idea that the country’s moral standing suffered during his …

  • Cal Thomas: A final visit to Bush’s office

    Entering the West Wing reception area for my last interview with President Bush is a surreal experience. There is no one there, other than two Secret Service agents, a White …

  • Bush defends presidency in final news conference

    WASHINGTON — In a nostalgic final news conference, President George W. Bush defended his record vigorously and at times sentimentally Monday. He also admitted many mistakes, from the “Mission Accomplished” …

  • Obama meets with exclusive club

    WASHINGTON – Confronting a grim economy and a Middle East on fire, Barack Obama turned Wednesday to perhaps the only people on the planet who understand what he’s in for: …

  • Obama rips Bush over federal deficit

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Barack Obama Tuesday ripped outgoing President George W. Bush for “irresponsibly” doubling the federal debt, then warned that he could preside over trillion-dollar-a-year deficits for “years to …

  • Bush to designate marine monuments

    WASHINGTON – Parts of three remote and uninhabited Pacific island chains are being set aside by President Bush as national monuments to protect them from oil and gas extraction and …

  • Down home on the iconic ranch

    CRAWFORD, Texas – The sun is setting on this rural corner of President Bush’s empire. This week, the president is spending what are expected to be his final days as …

  • Katrina was ‘tipping point’ for Bush, ex-aide says

    WASHINGTON – Hurricane Katrina not only pulverized the Gulf Coast in 2005, it knocked the bully pulpit out from under President George W. Bush, according to two former advisers who …

  • Bush reverses decision on a pardon

    WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush took the rare step Wednesday of revoking a pardon he had granted only a day before, after learning in news reports of political contributions …

  • Shoe tosser faces series of Baghdad hearings

    BAGHDAD – The Iraqi journalist who hurled his shoes at President George W. Bush was expected to appear before a judge today in the first step of a complex legal …

  • Energy assistance program overflowing with funds

    The federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is awash in funds – $5.1 billion for 2009 – thanks to bipartisan legislation signed Sept. 30 by President Bush.



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