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George W. Bush

George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who was the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest son of Barbara Bush and George H. W. Bush, he was born in New Haven, Connecticut. After graduating from Yale University in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, Bush worked in oil businesses. He married Laura Welch in 1977 and ran unsuccessfully for the House of Representatives shortly thereafter. He later co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team before defeating Ann Richards in the 1994 Texas gubernatorial election. In a close and controversial election, Bush was elected president in 2000, becoming the fourth president to be elected despite receiving less popular votes nationwide than his opponent. Bush is the second president to have been the son of a former president. He is also the brother of Jeb Bush, former Governor of Florida. Eight months into Bush's first term as president, the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks occurred. In response, Bush announced the War on Terror, an international military campaign which included the war in Afghanistan launched in 2001 and

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George W. Bush -- Psycho Arrested For Threatening to Kill Ex-Prez

George W. Bush
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George W. Bush -- My Sister's Been HACKED!!!!

George W. Bush
My Sister's Been HACKED!!!!

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- 673 days ago
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- 950 days ago
George W. Bush -- Nearly Decked by Foul Ball

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- 1060 days ago
Karl Rove Backs The Wrong Team

Karl Rove Backs The Wrong Team

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- 1561 days ago
Bush Shoe Thrower -- Karma is a Size 12

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- 1598 days ago
Barbara Bush -- Who's Crotchety Now?!

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George H.W. Bush -- Private Stimulus Package

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