(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.
(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.
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.
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.
(CNN) – America's 41st president didn't hide anything during the taping of an upcoming documentary about his life and administration, the film's producer says.
"There were no areas that were off-limits," Jerry Weintraub said in an interview with CNN's Fredricka Whitfield. The film about George H.W. Bush, titled simply "41," will air on HBO Thursday evening at 9 p.m. ET. CNN, like HBO, is owned by Time Warner.
(CNN) – A day after former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said his father, George H.W. Bush, wouldn't find a place in today's Republican Party, the former president pushed back at the idea.
"I know what he's getting at, but I don't think it would be difficult," Bush said, while answering a reporter's question on Tuesday in Kennebunkport, Maine.
(CNN) – One of the GOP's leading voices said Monday that former President Ronald Reagan, considered an idol among Republican politicians, would struggle to mesh with today's hyper-partisan attitude among some elected officials.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, speaking to editors at Bloomberg, also said his father, former President George H.W. Bush, would have trouble fitting in with today's Republican Party.
Washington (CNN) - There were smiles, laughter and tears - but little politics - when former Presidents George W. Bush and his father, George H. W. Bush, joined current President Barack Obama at the White House for the unveiling Thursday of the younger Bush's official portrait.
An emotional ceremony in the East Room saw the new White House residents thanking their predecessors for their service to the nation and for helping them out during the move more than three years ago.
Washington (CNN) – Former President George H.W. Bush asked Mitt Romney if his son, former President George W. Bush, had endorsed Romney, leading to an awkward moment Thursday on the campaign trail for the former Massachusetts governor.
"Has he endorsed you," President George H.W. Bush asked Romney at an event in Houston, Texas, where the elder Bush announced his formal support for Romney.
Houston (CNN) - Spouting some home-grown Texas wisdom, President George H. W. Bush urged his party to coalesce behind GOP candidate Mitt Romney with a formal endorsement Thursday.
"'It’s time when to hold ‘em and time when to fold ‘em,'" the elder Bush said, quoting Texas crooner Kenny Rogers after an interjected reminder from his wife, Barbara. "I think it’s time for people to all get behind this good man."