President George W. Bush

Wind mills are seen in a corn field on Aug. 7, 2012 near Colo, Iowa. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Environmental Group: Corn Ethanol ‘An Ecological Disaster’

The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America’s push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply.

11/12/2013

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the last several decades have seen the most sustained rise in income inequality in a century. n(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Fed Front-Runner Yellen Viewed As An Independent

Janet Yellen is now the clear front-runner to be nominated as chair of the powerful Federal Reserve and her status as President Barack Obama’s second choice, while awkward, could ultimately serve as an asset during confirmation and in the central bank’s top job.

09/18/2013

Former President George W. Bush speaks during the Opening Ceremony ahead of the 2013 Walker Cup at National Golf Links of America on September 6, 2013 in Southampton, N.Y. (credit: Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

100 Students, Faculty Protest Award Given To Bush For Efforts To Fight HIV In Africa

About 100 students and faculty at the University of Denver and others protested against a decision by the university’s international school to give a global service award Monday to former President George W. Bush.

09/10/2013

A Senate panel has voted to give President Barack Obama the authority to use military force against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Panel Votes to Authorize Force in Syria

A Senate panel has voted to give President Barack Obama the authority to use military force against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack.

09/04/2013

A majority of Americans (51 percent) blame the recent surge of violence in Iraq on former President George W. Bush, with only 27 percent placing blame with President Barack Obama. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls Bush to ‘Wish Him Well’ Following 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

Senior White House Correspondent Helen Thomas reads the newspaper while sitting in her chair in the White House press room on Aug. 2, 2006 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

White House Correspondent Helen Thomas Dies

Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill nine presidents and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died Saturday. She was 92.

07/20/2013

President Barack Obama says overhauling the nation's immigration system can provide a big boost to the economic recovery. (Photo by Getty Images)

Obama: Immigration Overhaul Can Boost Recovery, Bipartisan Efforts

President Barack Obama says overhauling the nation’s immigration system can provide a big boost to the economic recovery.

07/13/2013

Former President George W. Bush addresses attendees during a immigration naturalization ceremony held at the George W. Bush Presidential Center on July 10, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

GOP Rep: We Don’t Care What Former President Bush Says About Immigration

Divided on immigration, House Republicans bluntly challenged President Barack Obama’s willingness to secure the nation’s borders on Wednesday, and appeared unimpressed by George W. Bush’s advice to carry a “benevolent spirit” into a debate that includes a possible path to citizenship for millions.

07/11/2013

Former President George W. Bush addresses attendees during a immigration naturalization ceremony held at the George W. Bush Presidential Center on July 10, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Former President Bush: ‘Laws Governing The Immigration System Are Broken’

Former President George W. Bush says national immigration reform must be guided by a “benevolent spirit” and an understanding of the contribution of immigrants to the country.

07/10/2013

President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush arrive on July 2, 2013 for a wreath-laying ceremony for the victims of the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombing at the Bombing Memorial in Dar Es Salaam. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Former President Bush: Immigration Legislation Has ‘Chance To Pass’

Former President George W. Bush believes the latest immigration reform legislation has a chance to get through Congress.

07/07/2013

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