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George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush served as the 41st President of the United States (1989–1993). He previously served as the 43rd Vice President (1981–1989), a congressman, an ambassador, and Director of Central Intelligence.
Bush was born in Massachusetts to Senator and investment banker Prescott Bush and Dorothy Walker Bush. Following the attacks on Pearl Harbor in 1941, at the age of 18, Bush postponed going to college and became the youngest aviator in the US Navy at the time. He served until the end of the war, then attended Yale University. Graduating in 1948, he moved his family to West Texas and entered the oil business, becoming a millionaire by the age of 40.
He became involved in politics soon after founding his own oil company, serving as a member of the House of Representatives, among other positions. He ran unsuccessfully for president of the United States in 1980, but was chosen by party nominee Ronald Reagan to be the vice presidential nominee, and the two were subsequently elected. During his tenure, Bush headed administration task forces on deregulation and fighting ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Should President Obama (and President George HW Bush before him) have ...
2014-04-22
As you can see, the president invoked as precedent the decision by President George H.W. Bush to sign into law the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991. Here is Bush's signing statement. And here (at the bottom) is the ...
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  1. Another Earth Day, and still no Cabinet status for leading US enviro agency

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The Republican Party Would Like To Sell You George HW Bush's Technicolor ...
2014-04-21
Bush's penchant for colorful, flamboyant socks have become one of his trademarks in his elder years, spawning slideshow upon slideshow featuring his most eccentric pairs. In a 2012 television interview on his 88th birthday, he told his granddaughter ...
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  1. George HW Bush wants to sock it to the Democrats with GOP footwear fundraiser
  2. Former President George H.W. Bush: One of my 'guilty pleasures' is socks

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George HW Bush is turning 90 and the hard partying's already begun
2014-04-19
Former President George H.W. Bush has so many friends and admirers, there is no telling how many times he will be feted for his upcoming 90th birthday. Although he doesn't reach that milestone until June 12, the partying started early at The Palm ...
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    Kinder, gentler, always classy: Revisiting George HW Bush's presidency 25 ...
    2014-04-11
    He was surrounded by friends and family and hundreds of men and women who are proud to claim service to George H.W. Bush as part of their resume. And while the wheelchair may have been a nuisance, it certainly didn't stop him from enjoying the music ...
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      George W. Bush tells a dirty joke (Video)
      2014-04-11
      From the Houston Chronicle, which covered former president George W. Bush's speech at the Lyndon Johnson presidential library: While delivering a serious message, Bush started with a couple of jokes, including one about presidents and their libraries.
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      1. Bush defends federal role in education

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      George HW Bush, In Wheelchair, Greets Obama in Houston
      2014-04-09
      When Air Force One touched down in Houston today, there was a special visitor awaiting President Obama at the airport. Sitting in a wheelchair at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, President George H.W. Bush greeted the president and First Lady ...
      (ABC News (blog))
      1. President Obama Gets Surprise Visit From George HW Bush After Landing In ...
      2. George HW Bush Materializes to Greet Obama

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      George HW Bush greets Obama in Houston
      2014-04-09
      HOUSTON — The 41st president just stopped by to say hi. George Bush the elder was waiting on the tarmac at George Bush Intercontinental Airport when Air Force One touched down, carrying the 44th president, Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.
      (Dallas Morning News (blog))
      1. George HW Bush deserves a second look
      2. Bush 41 greets Obama in Houston
      3. George HW Bush Greets Obama in Houston

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      Former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush spotted together at NCAA ...
      2014-04-08
      But once the game began, Clinton and former President George W. Bush gathered in the same row and sat next to each other in the luxury box belonging to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones at AT&T Stadium. They laughed while their images were being ...
      (New York Daily News)
      1. FINALS WATCH: John Wall and Ray Allen, ex-presidents, Kentucky tailgaters ...
      2. George W. Bush and Bill Clinton sit together at NCAA championship game
      3. FINALS WATCH: Bush, Clinton at NCAA title game

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      Comeback: George HW Bush re-enters politics as top fundraiser
      2014-04-07
      Former President George H.W. Bush, who has shied away from political dirty work, has jumped feet first into the GOP's bid to win back the Senate and White House in a new fundraising campaign. “I normally shy away from political fundraising these days ...
      (Washington Examiner)
      1. George W. Bush: From President to Painter
      2. Obama and George W. Bush: Tale of the tape when it comes to fundraisers
      3. President Obama a fan of George W. Bush's artwork

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