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  • Election deja vu: Get ready for another Clinton-Bush faceoff

    Election deja vu: Get ready for another Clinton-Bush faceoff
    Are you ready for "Clinton vs. Bush 2.0"? My earlier prediction that Jeb will face Hillary in 2016 is looking more certain than ever. Sure, in theory voters might want to see some fresh and new names at the top of their ballots. But history tells us...
  • Clarence Page: If the candidates in next big election sound familiar, they should

    Clarence Page: If the candidates in next big election sound familiar, they should
    Are you ready for Clinton vs. Bush 2.0? My earlier prediction that Jeb will face Hillary in 2016 is looking more certain than ever. Sure, in theory the conventional wisdom says that voters want to see some fresh and new names at the top of their...
  • Film Review: 'The Culture High'

    A serious-minded two-hour documentary consisting of wall-to-wall talking heads isn't the typical definition of stoner cinema, but "The Culture High" has a sincere aim to impact the ongoing debate over marijuana legalization. Unfortunately, the film's...
  • Jeb Bush appears before Broward business, government leaders

    Jeb Bush appears before Broward business, government leaders
    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...
  • George W. Bush wants Jeb Bush to run, says he'd be 'great president'

    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...
  • George W. Bush unveils paintings of world leaders on 'Today' show

    George W. Bush unveils paintings of world leaders on 'Today' show
    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...
  • Brandeis students nix Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali. What a pity.

    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. In...
  • New York Times veteran visits Newport

     New York Times veteran visits Newport
    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....
  • She's no Hillary Clinton: Michelle Obama plays it safe in China

    She's no Hillary Clinton: Michelle Obama plays it safe in China
    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...
  • First a portrait, now a book: George W. Bush takes 41 as his subject

    First a portrait, now a book: George W. Bush takes 41 as his subject
    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....
  • Laura Bush gets her wish: a cover story in Architectural Digest

    Laura Bush gets her wish: a cover story in Architectural Digest
    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...