August 20th, 2014
09:18 AM ET
4 months ago

Bush takes plunge, challenges Clinton

(CNN) - Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge, and is now challenging his predecessor in the White House to follow in his footsteps.

In a video posted on his Facebook page, Bush takes a soaking from his wife, former First Lady Laura Bush, and then nominates former President Bill Clinton to take the challenge.

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Filed under: Bill Clinton • George W. Bush
George W. Bush calls on Africa's 'first spouses' to break down stigmas in fighting cancer, AIDS
August 6th, 2014
02:10 PM ET
4 months ago

George W. Bush calls on Africa's 'first spouses' to break down stigmas in fighting cancer, AIDS

Washington (CNN) – Former President George W. Bush said Wednesday it takes something special to get him out of Dallas nowadays, and with the Africa Leaders Summit in Washington this week it gave him a chance to talk about an effort many may not associate him with - fighting AIDS in Africa.

Bush discussed his institute's efforts to fight AIDS with programs like "Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon" – which provides screenings to women at high risk for cancer.

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Filed under: George W. Bush
July 17th, 2014
11:04 AM ET
5 months ago

George W. Bush's stand-in? Hillary Clinton

(CNN) – After former President George W. Bush had to cancel an upcoming speech at a conference because of knee surgery, Hillary Clinton has agreed to speak instead.

Politico's Maggie Haberman, who's also a political analyst for CNN, reports that Clinton will speak at the Ameriprise Financial conference in Boston next week as Bush recovers from a second partial knee replacement surgey he had last weekend in Chicago. He had surgery on this other knee in May.

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George W. Bush has second partial knee replacement
July 14th, 2014
02:05 PM ET
5 months ago

George W. Bush has second partial knee replacement

(CNN) - Former President George W. Bush had partial knee replacement surgery over the weekend - this time on his left knee, just weeks after the similar procedure on his right, his spokesman Freddy Ford said.

The most recent outpatient operation was performed by the same doctor who worked on the right knee in Chicago on May 27, Ford said.

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George W. Bush has knee replacement surgery
May 27th, 2014
12:24 PM ET
7 months ago

George W. Bush has knee replacement surgery

(CNN) - Former President George W. Bush is back at home in Dallas, following partial knee replacement surgery Saturday in Chicago.

Bush spokesman Freddy Ford told CNN that the former president "had a successful partial knee replacement Saturday and came back to Dallas Monday."

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Filed under: George W. Bush • President Bush
Channeling party's left, Clinton bashes Bush, defends husband
May 16th, 2014
02:31 PM ET
7 months ago

Channeling party's left, Clinton bashes Bush, defends husband

Washington (CNN) - Hillary Clinton offered a strong defense of her husband's presidency on Friday as both Democrats and Republicans have started to link the former first lady to the economic policies of the 1990s.

Clinton's comments were more political than historical, and she offered a tough critique of former President George W. Bush as someone focused solely on tax cuts for the rich.
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Filed under: 2016 • Bill Clinton • George W. Bush • Hillary Clinton
May 1st, 2014
02:00 PM ET
8 months ago

Biking with Bush: Former President opens up about veterans, Jeb 2016

(CNN) – It is not an easy ride.

The rugged 100-kilometer mountain bike ride cuts through the Texas hill country and was designed to keep a fitness freak on his toes.

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Filed under: 2016 • George W. Bush • Jeb Bush • Veterans
April 8th, 2014
09:00 AM ET
8 months ago

Bush-Clinton team up at NCAA championship game

(CNN) - Just two sports fans, hanging out together, watching the NCAA men's basketball championship game.

But in this case, it was former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, who sat next to each other Monday night in a luxury box at the championship game between Connecticut and Kentucky, which was played in Arlington, Texas.

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George W. Bush to unveil paintings
April 3rd, 2014
09:47 PM ET
9 months ago

George W. Bush to unveil paintings

Dallas (CNN) - As former President George W. Bush unveils his paintings for the first time publicly, he said he expects some of the world leaders who were his artistic subjects to be surprised at the quality.

"I think they're going to be (like), 'Wow, George Bush is a painter,"' Bush told NBC's "Today" show in an interview set to air Friday. "I'm sure when they heard I was painting, (they said), 'Wow, I look forward to seeing a stick figure he painted of me.'"

Among those he painted were former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Dalai Lama.

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Filed under: George W. Bush • Vladimir Putin
February 25th, 2014
10:36 AM ET
10 months ago

George W. Bush to feature paintings in gallery showing

(CNN) – Former President-turned-painter George W. Bush will feature his work in an art exhibit starting this April, unveiling more than two dozen portraits that have never been made public.

The exhibit, "The Art of Leadership: A President's Personal Diplomacy," will feature his paintings, as well as artifacts, photographs, and personal reflections about his relationships made on the world stage, according to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas, which is hosting the exhibit.
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