George W. Bush

It's almost quaint to recall that soon after Mitt Romney lost to President Barack Obama, the Republican National Committee recommended only one policy change: endorsing an immigration overhaul, in hopes of attracting Hispanic voters. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

One Year After Romney Loss, The GOP Struggles To Find Party Leader

A year after losing a presidential race many Republicans thought was winnable, the party arguably is in worse shape than before. The GOP is struggling to control tensions between its tea party and establishment wings and watching approval ratings sink to record lows.

10/28/2013

File photo of the U.S. Supreme Court justices. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Term Begins Amid Government Shutdown

The justices take the bench Monday for the start of their new term with important cases already on tap.

10/07/2013

People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court building, on June 24, 2013 in Washington D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Term Begins With Contentious Topics

The Supreme Court is beginning a new term with controversial topics that offer the court’s conservative majority the chance to move aggressively to undo limits on campaign contributions, undermine claims of discrimination in housing and mortgage lending, and allow for more government-sanctioned prayer.

10/06/2013

The Obama administration estimates that 100 to 150 people have died from chemical weapons attacks in Syria. (Photo credit  JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Democrats Face Divide Over A Strike On Syria

President Barack Obama’s pursuit of a military strike in Syria has put congressional Democrats and party leaders around the country in a tough spot.

09/07/2013

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Obama Inspires Many In 50th-Year King Remembrance

President Barack Obama’s challenge to seize the cause of racial equality from the “glorious patriots” of the tumultuous 1960s struck a deep generational chord.

08/29/2013

President Barack Obama (right) and former President George W. Bush. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Calls George W. Bush After Heart Procedure

President Barack Obama has called his predecessor, former President George W. Bush, to wish him well as he recovers from a heart procedure to ease a blocked artery.

08/08/2013

Former US President George W. Bush (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

George W. Bush ‘Doing Great’ After Heart Procedure

Former President George W. Bush has been discharged from a Dallas hospital a day after having a heart procedure to ease a blocked artery.

08/07/2013

George W. Bush in July 2013. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Former President George W. Bush Undergoes Heart Surgery

Former President George W. Bush is in a Texas hospital following surgery to open a blocked artery in his heart.

08/06/2013

Basking in an exuberant welcome, President Barack Obama on Monday declared a new era in U.S. relations with Africa based on strategic investment as opposed to charitable aid. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Declares New Era Of US-Africa Relations, Touts Bush Administration AIDS Work

Basking in an exuberant welcome, President Barack Obama on Monday declared a new era in U.S. relations with Africa based on strategic investment as opposed to charitable aid.

07/01/2013

Documents disclosed Thursday show that the Obama administration gathered U.S. citizens' Internet data until 2011, continuing a spying program started under President George W. Bush that revealed who Americans exchanged emails with and the Internet Protocol address of their computer. (Photo credit should read SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

NSA Spy Program Collected Americans’ Emails, IP Addresses

Documents disclosed Thursday show that the Obama administration gathered U.S. citizens’ Internet data until 2011, continuing a spying program started under President George W. Bush that revealed who Americans exchanged emails with and the Internet Protocol address of their computer.

06/27/2013

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