Bush family spokesman: Barbara wasn't telling Jeb not to run
January 19th, 2014
09:26 AM ET
3 months ago

Bush family spokesman: Barbara wasn't telling Jeb not to run

Washington (CNN) - Former first lady Barbara Bush is not trying to pull the rug out from under a possible presidential bid by her son, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a Bush family spokesman tells CNN.

The spokesman tells CNN’s “State of the Union” that Barbara Bush feels misinterpreted by the media coverage of her most recent comments.

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Filed under: 2016 • Barbara Bush • Jeb Bush
January 16th, 2014
05:04 PM ET
3 months ago

Barbara Bush hopes Jeb won't run for president

(CNN) - If former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush makes a bid for the White House, he may not have his mother's blessing.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush said in an interview with C-SPAN on Thursday that the United States needs to expand the number of families holding the nation's highest political office beyond her own, as well as the Clintons and Kennedys.

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Filed under: Barbara Bush • Jeb Bush • White House
George and Barbara Bush celebrate 69 years of marriage
January 6th, 2014
01:15 PM ET
3 months ago

George and Barbara Bush celebrate 69 years of marriage

(CNN) – "Low key."

That's how former President George H.W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush are marking their 69th wedding anniversary, according to a spokesman.

Jim McGrath tells CNN that with Barbara Bush recovering from pneumonia, the two are celebrating their anniversary at home.
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Bushes thank Obama, Clinton for well wishes
January 2nd, 2014
03:54 PM ET
4 months ago

Bushes thank Obama, Clinton for well wishes

Washington (CNN) – Former President George H.W. Bush tweeted a thank you on Thursday to Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton for extending well wishes to his hospitalized wife, Barbara Bush.

The former first lady was admitted to Methodist Hospital for “respiratory-related issues” on Monday, according to family spokesman Jim McGrath. As of Wednesday, Barbara Bush was still hospitalized and McGrath said there had been no change in her condition since she was admitted.

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Filed under: Barbara Bush • George H. W. Bush
Bill Clinton wishes full recovery to his other 'mother,' Barbara Bush
January 1st, 2014
12:24 PM ET
4 months ago

Bill Clinton wishes full recovery to his other 'mother,' Barbara Bush

(CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton sent good wishes Wednesday to his adoptive Republican mother and former first lady Barbara Bush, who's been hospitalized in Houston since Monday.

"I'll be rooting for Barbara Bush's full recovery while she's rooting for Baylor today. All my best to her and @GeorgeHWBush," he tweeted.
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Filed under: Barbara Bush • Bill Clinton
Former first lady Barbara Bush hospitalized
January 1st, 2014
11:36 AM ET
4 months ago

Former first lady Barbara Bush hospitalized

(CNN) – Former first lady Barbara Bush has been hospitalized in Houston, Texas, for treatment of a "respiratory-related issue," a family spokesman said Tuesday.

Bush, 88, was admitted Monday at Methodist Hospital, spokesman Jim McGrath said in a written statement.

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Filed under: Barbara Bush
November 20th, 2013
09:10 AM ET
5 months ago

Should Jeb run? No Bush family consensus

(CNN) – Former President George W. Bush and his mother, former First Lady Barbara Bush, apparently don't see eye-to-eye over whether Jeb Bush should run for the White House in 2016.

In an interview with Jay Leno Tuesday night on NBC's "The Tonight Show," the former president said his brother should "run for President if he wants to. He'd be a great one."
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Filed under: Barbara Bush • George W. Bush • Jay Leno • Jeb Bush
Bush daughter wants Clinton to run
August 15th, 2013
11:56 AM ET
8 months ago

Bush daughter wants Clinton to run

(CNN) – Barbara Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, wants Hillary Clinton to run for president.

The 31 year-old CEO of the nonprofit Global Health Corps said she wants to see a Clinton run in 2016 in the upcoming Aug. 26 issue of People Magazine. During an interview that focused primarily on her volunteer work, Barbara Bush called Clinton "unbelievably accomplished."
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Filed under: Barbara Bush
Caption contest: What's with the faces?
April 25th, 2013
02:02 PM ET
12 months ago

Caption contest: What's with the faces?

(CNN) - Something strange is happening in the photo above - we just don't know what it is. Cameras caught the moment, but not what prompted President Barack Obama and former first lady Barbara Bush to make these faces.

The pair was attending the dedication ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas.

What do you think they're talking about? Write your own caption for the photo in the comments below.


Filed under: Barbara Bush • President Obama
April 25th, 2013
09:33 AM ET
12 months ago

Barbara Bush on Jeb in 2016: ‘We've had enough Bushes’

(CNN) – While former President George W. Bush says he wants his brother Jeb to run for president in 2016, their always-blunt mother said Thursday she feels differently.

“He's by far the best qualified man, but no. I really don't,” she said when asked if her son, the former Florida governor, will make a White House bid.
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Filed under: Barbara Bush • George W. Bush • Jeb Bush • Jenna Bush
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