Bush 41 mending, watches football in hospital
January 7th, 2013
04:36 PM ET
1 year ago

Bush 41 mending, watches football in hospital

(CNN) - Former President George H.W. Bush continues to recover from his maladies after over a month in a Houston hospital, his office said Monday.

The latest statement on the 41st president's health contained no new details about his condition or treatment, but did allow he had recently been watching football.
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Oak Ridge Boys serenade former President Bush in hospital
December 29th, 2012
07:25 PM ET
10 months ago

Oak Ridge Boys serenade former President Bush in hospital

(CNN) - The Oak Ridge Boys, the gospel-turned-country crooners who had their heyday in the mid-1970s and early 1980s, gave the hospitalized former President George H.W. Bush "a real shot in the arm" on Friday.

"That is great," Bush can be heard saying in a recording provided by the group after their rendition of "Amazing Grace."
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Former President George H.W. Bush no longer in intensive care
December 29th, 2012
03:57 PM ET
1 year ago

Former President George H.W. Bush no longer in intensive care

(CNN) - Former President George H.W. Bush was moved Saturday out of the intensive care unit of the Houston hospital where he has been for more than a month.

"President Bush's condition has improved, so he has been moved today from the intensive care unit to a regular patient room at The Methodist Hospital to continue his recovery," his office said in a statement distributed by spokesman Jim McGrath.
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Bush still in hospital ICU, but singing with doctors
December 28th, 2012
01:53 PM ET
10 months ago

Bush still in hospital ICU, but singing with doctors

Houston (CNN) – George H.W. Bush is singing with doctors and nurses in the Houston hospital where he's been a patient for more than a month, according to the most recent update from the former president's spokesman.

"President Bush remains in the intensive care unit at Methodist Hospital, where he continues to improve," Jim McGrath wrote Friday. "The President is alert and, as always, in good spirits - and his exchanges with doctors and nurses now include singing. The Bushes thank everyone for their prayers and good wishes and, like their doctors, are cautiously optimistic that the current course of treatment will be effective."
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December 26th, 2012
01:19 PM ET
1 year ago

Bush 41 in intensive care with 'stubborn fever'

(CNN) - Former President George H.W. Bush remains in an intensive care unit at a Houston hospital with a "stubborn fever that is slightly elevated," his spokesman told CNN on Wednesday.

He has been in the intensive care unit at Methodist Hospital since Sunday, spokesman Jim McGrath said, and has been hospitalized there for over a month.
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Former President George H.W. Bush to remain in hospital over Christmas
December 24th, 2012
03:15 PM ET
1 year ago

Former President George H.W. Bush to remain in hospital over Christmas

(CNN) –Former President George Herbert Walker Bush will remain in a Houston, Texas, hospital over Christmas despite doctors' hopes last week he could be home by the holiday, his spokesman told CNN.

Bush has had a few setbacks in the last week, including a low-grade fever, which have been frustrating to him and his doctors.
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Bush 41 gets good news in hospital
December 17th, 2012
12:59 PM ET
1 year ago

Bush 41 gets good news in hospital

(CNN) - Former President George H.W. Bush is making progress, and his doctors expect him to be released from the hospital within the next week so he can be home by Christmas.

"President Bush's doctors are sticking to their timeline that he will be released before Christmas," Bush's spokesman Jim McGrath said Monday.
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George H.W. Bush hospital discharge expected by Christmas
December 13th, 2012
02:44 PM ET
1 year ago

George H.W. Bush hospital discharge expected by Christmas

(CNN) - Former President George H.W. Bush remained in a Texas hospital Thursday, but the hospital said his condition was improving and he was expected to be home by Christmas.

"Given his current pace of progress, doctors expect that President Bush will be able to celebrate Christmas at home with his family - though no release date has been set at this time," a statement from Methodist Hospital in Houston read.
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Former Vice President Cheney, Former President George HW Bush to headline Romney fund-raisers
October 25th, 2012
11:50 AM ET
1 year ago

Former Vice President Cheney, Former President George HW Bush to headline Romney fund-raisers

Washington (CNN) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney and former President George H.W. Bush are headlining major fund-raisers for the Romney campaign, a source familiar with the events tells CNN.

Cheney, along with talk show host Glenn Beck and entertainer Lee Greenwood, are attending an event in Dallas Thursday night. Romney attended two fund-raisers with Cheney in Wyoming this last July.
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Filed under: 2012 • George H.W. Bush • Vice President Cheney
George H.W. Bush will not attend GOP convention due to health reasons
July 16th, 2012
08:59 PM ET
2 years ago

George H.W. Bush will not attend GOP convention due to health reasons

Washington (CNN) - President George Herbert Walker Bush and his wife Barbara will not be attending the Republican National Convention this August in Tampa, his spokesman confirmed Monday.

Bush, 88, is confined to a wheelchair due to a disease that limits his mobility and ability to travel from his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.
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