RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

George W. Bush

A collection of news and information related to George W. Bush published by this site and its partners.

Top George W. Bush Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Supreme Court sharply limits presidential power on recess appointments

    The Supreme Court on Thursday greatly limited the ability of President Obama and future presidents to use recess appointments to circumvent congressional opposition to their judicial and executive nominees, ruling unanimously that Obama exceeded his power...
  • Supreme Court limits presidents' recess appointment powers

    WASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Thursday modestly curtailed a president's power to unilaterally appoint officials during a Senate recess. In a limited defeat for President Barack Obama and his White House successors, the court unanimously ruled that...
  • Ex-Bush lawyer says House GOP right on McAuliffe powers

    House of Delegates Republicans have spent $25,000 in state funds to hire a Washington lawyer who says their view that Gov. Terry McAuliffe can't unilaterally expand Medicaid is correct, as the battle over using Obamacare funds to cover low-income...
  • Obama shouldn't wage war in Iraq

    President Obama must not give in to the pressure from conservatives to wage war again in Iraq. Any intervention risks escalation, rising anti-Americanism and a quagmire. If the United States bombs the Sunni fundamentalists who have conquered northwestern...
  • Ending costly blood-letting will earn Obama kudos from Arabs

    SAN FRANCISCO President Obama withdrew U.S. combat troops from Iraq in 2011, honoring an agreement signed by President George Bush in 2008, and has committed to bringing our soldiers home from Afghanistan by the end of this year. Together these decisions...
  • Reg Henry: Be suspicious of pols accusing others of lying

    In recent news from the hog wallow of politics, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., basically accused IRS Commissioner John Koskinen of lying about the notorious missing emails. "Sitting here listening to this testimony, I don't believe it," he said, "That's your...
  • In Middle East, U.S. must focus on diplomacy, not military intervention [Letter]

    In Middle East, U.S. must focus on diplomacy, not military intervention [Letter]
    It is telling that Matthew Van Dyke in his recent commentary fails to present a single policy recommendation while criticizing the Middle East foreign policies of the last two U.S. administrations ("Bush's recklessness, Obama's fecklessness make U.S. look...
  • Former Senator Howard Baker, key figure in Watergate hearings, dies at 88

    Former Senator Howard Baker, key figure in Watergate hearings, dies at 88
    Tennessee Republican Howard Baker, a pivotal figure in the Senate Watergate inquiry that pushed U.S. President Richard Nixon toward resignation and who later helped salvage Ronald Reagan's presidency amid the Iran-Contra scandal, has died. He was 88....
  • Bipartisan report tallies climate change impact on economy, urges businesses to act

    Bipartisan report tallies climate change impact on economy, urges businesses to act
      Billions of dollars of property damage along the Eastern Seaboard. Sharply reduced yields of corn, wheat and soy at Midwestern farms. Rising sea levels threatening military installations in Southern California. These and other risks from climate...
  • Assessing the ISIS crisis in Iraq: Front & Center

    Conditions in Iraq have gone sideways, as jihadi militants have seized territory in Iraq's northern Sunni section. This week, President Obama announced he's sending up to 300 military advisers to evaluate the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq...
  • The drone memos reveal only contempt

    Finally, after intense negotiation between the Obama administration and senators including drone-strike stalwart Rand Paul, the government released the much-discussed memo justifying the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, which was written by David Barron when...