Washington (CNN) - Forty-two percent.
That's where President Barack Obama's approval ratings stands in a new CNN Poll of Polls that averages the seven national surveys released over the past 48 hours (with six of the seven coming in the past day).
Washington (CNN) - Former President George H.W. Bush, a leader of one of the nation's most prominent Republican families, was honored Tuesday for his years of public service and leadership for civil rights - by a foundation named for his Texan predecessor and also one of the nation's most noted Democratic presidents.
Bush was given the LBJ Liberty and Justice for All Award by the LBJ Foundation.
(CNN) – Former President George W. Bush is defending his successor's frequent trips to the golf green. In an interview with the Golf Channel, Bush called golfing "an outlet."
As first reported by the Washington Post, Bush, who quit playing early in his presidency to avoid appearing insensitive during wartime, said he disagreed with critics of President Barack Obama's who say the president shouldn't play. "I think he ought to play golf," Bush said.
(CNN) - After sitting out of the spotlight leaving public office, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to attend several events which will put her alongside presidents, possible White House contenders and other major political players.
Her first major public event since stepping down comes Tuesday, when Clinton attends a Washington awards ceremony that will also be attended by Vice President Joe Biden.
(CNN) – The spokeswoman for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Saturday condemned the e-mail hacking and disclosure of private messages exchanged between members of the Bush family.
"This is an outrageous breach of privacy that is the matter of a criminal investigation, so we will not be commenting further," she said in a statement to CNN.
(CNN) – Likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney called former President George W. Bush to thank him for his support, two sources told CNN.
On Tuesday, Bush made headlines when he gave an off-the-cuff endorsement for the former Massachusetts governor, telling an ABC News reporter "I'm for Mitt Romney," as the doors of an elevator he was on closed before him.
New York (CNNMoney) – Former President George W. Bush said Tuesday he wishes his name wasn't so firmly attached to one of his administration's signature pieces of legislation - the broad-based tax cuts set to expire at the end of this year.
"I wish they weren't called the Bush tax cuts. If they were called someone else's tax cuts, they'd be less likely to be raised," he said in introductory remarks at a conference at the Bush Presidential Center, which he opened after leaving office.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - Tim Goeglein never expected to see the president again, let alone get called into the Oval Office, because he committed the ultimate Washington sin - he betrayed the boss.
"The leader of the free world has lots of people to see, he has lots of things to do," Goeglein said, sitting in his office at Focus on the Family, where he is now vice president of external relations.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - A leading anti-tax-increase crusader says he doesn't think that letting Bush-era tax breaks expire is violation of a no-tax-increase pledge. So do Republicans now have a way out of the debt ceiling deadlock?
Democrats sure seemed to think so Thursday.FULL STORY