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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 -- Family Scottie Miss Beazley Dies After Battling Cancer

George W. Bush's Dog
Miss Beazley Dies After Battling Cancer

George W. Bush's Scottish terrier Miss Beazley was put to sleep Saturday ... after doctors said the cancer she had been fighting finally got the best of her. Bush's office announced the death this… READ MORE >

George W. Bush's Chief of Staff Re-enacts Famous 9/11 Quote

Bush's Chief of Staff
Re-enacts Infamous 9/11 Quote

Andy Card -- chief of staff for George W. Bush while he was President -- probably has the most famous quote of all-time that was not heard at the time ... and he re-enacted it this morning… READ MORE >

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Dick Cheney -- Rappers Can't Rock Cowboy Hats

Dick Cheney
Rappers Can't Rock Cowboy Hats

Dick Cheney is sure of many things, among them ... cowboy hats won't be the next rap trend anytime soon.The ex-Vice Prez was out in Downtown D.C. sporting a pretty spiffy ten-gallon ... and when… READ MORE >

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

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

A man sitting in a car with a loaded rifle, a machete and a container of gasoline was arrested Friday in New York ... after authorities determined he was planning to kill George W. Bush. 44-year… READ MORE >

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

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

President George W. Bush's sister has been HACKED by a cyber-criminal who cracked into her private AOL email account and released a bunch of private Bush family photos and information to the… READ MORE >

- 562 days ago
'Game of Thrones' Producers -- Sorry for Putting George W. Bush's Head on a Spike

'Game of Thrones' Producers
Sorry for Putting Dubya's Head on a Spike

HBO and the honchos behind "Game of Thrones" have issued an official apology for putting George W. Bush's head on a spike in an episode during Season 1. You may have heard ... producers recently… READ MORE >

- 801 days ago
Pres. Bush, Obama Observe Moment of Silence at 9/11 Memorial

Presidents Bush and Obama
Observe Moment of Silence At 9/11 Memorial

Former President George W. Bush, with his wife Laura, and President Barack Obama, with his wife Michelle, observed a moment of silence at the north pool at the National September 11 Memorial for a… READ MORE >

- 1078 days ago
George W. Bush -- Nearly Decked by Foul Ball

George W. Bush -- Nearly Decked by Foul Ball

Former President George W. Bush almost took one to the kisser last night at a Texas Rangers game -- when a foul ball cleared the protective net in front of him ... and nearly smacked him and… READ MORE >

- 1188 days ago
Karl Rove Backs The Wrong Team

Karl Rove Backs The Wrong Team

Karl Rove -- Geroge W. Bush's Senior Advisor -- has been credited as "the architect" behind Bush's Presidential wins -- so it's too bad he wasn't making the game plans for his alma mater's team,… READ MORE >

- 1688 days ago
Bush Shoe Thrower -- Karma is a Size 12

Bush Shoe Thrower -- Karma is a Size 12

It was a shoe-icide mission -- an angry Iraqi broke into a press conference in Paris yesterday and fired his shoe at the same guy who threw some footwear at President George Bush last year. Just… READ MORE >

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