| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:27 PM
It turns out that George W. Bush hasn’t been spending all of his post-White House time at his easel, painting portraits of foreign leaders and former pets.
The 43rd president has written a biography of his father, the 41st president, George H.W....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Former Gov. Jeb Bush didn’t hedge his positions on two key issues that could give him problems with the Republican Party’s conservative flank if he runs for president, and he also didn’t use an opening Friday to provide any insight about...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:52 PM
While George W. Bush was at his easel, searching for his inner Rembrandt as he and his wife settled into their post-presidency years, Laura Bush was nurturing her own artistic dream — perfecting a home worthy of a cover story in Architectural...
| Jul 4, 2014
"First Lady" was a term Jacqueline Kennedy disliked, or so daughter Caroline once recalled, because it sounded so like a racehorse. Mrs. Kennedy, as she preferred to be called, had a point: The president's official hostess — be it wife, niece,...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:18 PM
President George W. Bush said his younger brother Jeb Bush would make a "great president," as speculation builds that the Republican former governor of Florida might mount a run for the White House in 2016.
Jeb Bush, a favorite of the Republican...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Former President George W. Bush unveiled some of his paintings of world leaders -- including a portrait of himself -- in an interview Friday on NBC's "Today" show conducted by his daughter, Jenna Bush Hager.
The paintings will be part of the former...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Another spring, another college commencement speaker contoversy.
In 1990, students at Wellesley College objected to First Lady Barbara Bush, who they felt was not sufficiently feminist as she had dropped out of Smith College in 1944 to get married.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:03 PM
For as long as Frank Bruni can remember, food has played a lead role in his life.
In his Italian-American household in White Plains, N.Y., every family gathering was marked by culinary creations. He was a ravenous eater, with chubbiness to show for it....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Michelle Obama, who has been an effective if tamped-down first lady, took her daughters and mother to China this week. The seven-day trip, which ends Wednesday, is not much different from other most traditional first lady trips, where highly choreographed...
| Jul 2, 2014
•A Commentary column Tuesday incorrectly stated that the children of President George W. Bush had not attended a public school. Jenna and Barbara Bush graduated from Austin High School in Austin, Texas.
The Tribune regrets the error.
| Feb 1, 2014
| 1:36 PM
A man has been arrested in New York City for allegedly threatening former President George W. Bush after declaring his love for the 43rd president's daughter Barbara, officials said Saturday.
George Ogilvie, a spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service, told...