George W. Bush

Derek Jeter is presented a photo by former President George W. Bush during a ceremony honoring the Yankees captain's last game in Arlington on July 30, 2014. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Gets Surprise Sendoff From George W. Bush In Texas

“I had heard he was coming to the stadium, but I didn’t know he was going on the field,” Jeter said after his final game in Arlington. “That’s a pretty special feeling”

07/31/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 29:  Barbara Bush talks with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at Former President George H. W. Bush's office on March 29, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Mitt Romney received an endorsement from Former President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush during the meeting.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Released From Texas Hospital

Former first lady Barbara Bush praised the staff of a Texas hospital where she spent nearly a week being treated for pneumonia before going home Saturday.

01/04/2014

President Barack Obama delivers a speech during the memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg on December 10, 2013.  (Photo ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)

World Leaders, South Africans Honor Mandela

President Barack Obama praised Nelson Mandela as the last great liberator of the 20th century, urging the world to carry on his legacy by fighting inequality, poverty and discrimination.

12/10/2013

ANC members put up posters at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Dec. 9, 2013, in preparation for Nelson Mandela's memorial service. (credit: Getty Images)

South Africa Gears Up For Nelson Mandela Memorial

Leaders from around the world were heading to South Africa on Monday to attend a memorial honoring Nelson Mandela.

12/09/2013

(L-R) U.S. President Barack Obama, former President George W. Bush and former President Bill Clinton attend the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Center April 25, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Presidential Historian Notes ‘Sense Of Camaraderie’ At Bush Library Dedication

Presidential historian and Kean University professor Terry Golway said time has been kind to the 43rd president as his legacy continues to be fleshed out.

04/25/2013

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with female House Democrats (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Pelosi Stays On As Leader, Continuing To Defy The GOP War On Women

She will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.

11/14/2012

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Karl Rove Is The Most Overrated Person In Politics Today

Rove has managed to spin himself a personal fortune in national politics. His reputation, however, does not match his accomplishments.

11/08/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Four More Years Of Gridlock

Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.

11/08/2012

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama (file/credit: Ethan Miller/Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Silverman: Think U.S. Presidents And Major Sporting Events Don’t Mix? Think Again

Election Day is not usually about sports, but it’s time to credit our past presidents for the biggest sports events that occurred during their times in office.

11/06/2012

Governor Chris Christie, President Barack Obama and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama And Christie Do The Right Thing Working Together As The Right Continues Attacks

Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.

11/01/2012

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.

Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.

10/29/2012

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

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