George W. Bush, Forty-third President (2001–2009)
George W. Bush, 2008, Oil on canvas by Robert A. Anderson "The biggest advantage and the biggest handicap I have," George W. Bush frankly admitted, "is my name." The grandson of a United States senator and the eldest son of a president, Bush was a popular governor of Texas who worked successfully with both Republicans and Democrats. In 2000, in an election so close that it required the intervention of the Supreme Court, Bush defeated Al Gore, the vice president during the previous…
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Laura and George W. Bush’s Serene Retreat in Texas
At their magnificent 1,600-acre retreat in Crawford, once known as the Western White House, the former president of the United States, and first lady, tailored their Texas getaway for easygoing indoor-outdoor enjoyment
50 Years of Inaugural Fashion: What the First Ladies Wore and Why
The Inaugural Ball is one of the First Lady's first official appearance in that role. And whether we like it or not, what she wears pkats an integral part in shaping her public image for those four years to come. So how did the First Ladies of the last 50 years deal with such an opportunity or, in some cases, such a challenge?