November 20th, 2013
09:10 AM ET
11 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
1 year 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
George H.W. Bush meets with an old friend
Photo courtesy: George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
March 7th, 2013
05:15 PM ET
2 years ago

George H.W. Bush meets with an old friend

Washington (CNN) – Almost two months after leaving the hospital, former President George H.W. Bush is beginning to venture out a little bit more. He and Mrs. Bush on Thursday met with former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney at the Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station, Texas. During Bush's presidency Mulroney was one of Bush's closest friends.

The 88-year-old Bush left a Houston hospital in mid-January after a lengthy bout with bronchitis and several complications. He had been hospitalized since November.
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Filed under: Barbara Bush • George H. W. Bush
Romney gives Barbara Bush Texas-sized accolades
August 22nd, 2012
01:30 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney gives Barbara Bush Texas-sized accolades

(CNN) - Mitt Romney ventured to the Texas hometown of George W. Bush for a fundraising event Tuesday, and sang high praises of the former president's mother, Barbara Bush.

"I've met Barbara Bush a number of times. Is there any mom who's had more impact than that woman? On her husband? On her sons?" the presumptive GOP nominee said in front of the crowd in Midland.

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Filed under: 2012 • Barbara Bush • Mitt Romney
March 6th, 2012
10:32 AM ET
3 years ago

Video: Barbara Bush on 'worst campaign I've ever seen'

(CNN) - Former first ladies Barbara and Laura Bush shared their thoughts on the presidential campaign at a conference in Texas. Read more about the former first lady's comments here.


Filed under: 2012 • Barbara Bush
Barbara Bush: This is the 'worst campaign I've ever seen'
March 5th, 2012
10:19 PM ET
3 years ago

Barbara Bush: This is the 'worst campaign I've ever seen'

(CNN) – Former first lady Barbara Bush on Monday said she was not a fan of the current presidential race.

"It's been, I think, the worst campaign I've ever seen in my life. I hate it," Bush said at a conference at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. "I hate the fact that people think 'compromise' is a dirty word."

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Filed under: 2012 • Barbara Bush • Republicans
Barbara Bush robo calls for Romney
March 4th, 2012
10:57 AM ET
3 years ago

Barbara Bush robo calls for Romney

Cincinnati (CNN) - In another sign the GOP establishment is coalescing behind Mitt Romney, former first lady Barbara Bush recorded a robo call for the Republican contender's campaign.

The robo call featuring a brief message from Mrs. Bush began ringing households Saturday in the critical Super Tuesday state of Ohio.
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Filed under: 2012 • Barbara Bush • Mitt Romney
Huntsman lunch with Bush in campaign spotlight
May 23rd, 2011
09:53 AM ET
3 years ago

Huntsman lunch with Bush in campaign spotlight

Washington (CNN) - After wrapping up a five day swing through the first in the nation primary state of New Hampshire, Jon Huntsman heads to Maine Monday afternoon to meet with former President George H.W. Bush.

Huntsman is expected to have lunch with former President Bush and first lady Barbara Bush at their compound Kennebunkport.
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Filed under: 2012 • Barbara Bush • Jon Huntsman • President George H.W. Bush
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