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  • Bush daughter wants Clinton to run

    08/15/2013 6:00:58 PM PDT · by yongin · 107 replies
    CNN Political Ticker ^ | August 15, 2013 | Political Unit
    Barbara Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, wants Hillary Clinton to run for president. The 31 year-old CEO of the nonprofit Global Health Corps said she wants to see a Clinton run in 2016 in the upcoming Aug. 26 issue of People Magazine. During an interview that focused primarily on her volunteer work, Barbara Bush called Clinton "unbelievably accomplished." But a Clinton vote by the Bush twin, herself unaffiliated politically, is not guaranteed. "I don't know who she'd be running against," said the daughter of the Republican president.
  • Bush Child, in a Break, Endorses Gay Marriage

    01/31/2011 7:23:28 PM PST · by Arec Barrwin · 46 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 31, 2011 | Michael Barbaro
    Bush Child, in a Break, Endorses Gay Marriage By MICHAEL BARBARO The Bush dynasty is no stranger to generational conflict: father and son differed over deposing Saddam Hussein, raising taxes and the role of the United Nations. Barbara Bush in her video statement. Now it is father and daughter who find themselves at odds over a weighty issue. Barbara Bush, one of the twin daughters of George W. Bush, will endorse same-sex marriage on Tuesday, publicly breaking ranks with a father who, as president, pushed for a constitutional amendment banning such unions. Ms. Bush, 29, has taped a video calling...
  • Bush daughter supports gay marriage

    01/31/2011 7:55:31 PM PST · by OldDeckHand · 160 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 01.31.2011 | Staff
    (CNN) – Former President George W. Bush's daughter Barbara is appearing in a new web video in support of gay marriage. The 20-second spot released Monday is sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that works to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. "I'm Barbara Bush and I'm a New Yorker for marriage equality," Bush says. "New York is about fairness and equality and everyone should have the right to marry the person that they love. Join us."
  • Schwarzenegger & Shriver's Daughter Leaves Dressing Room 'in Shambles'

    11/11/2009 3:39:29 PM PST · by george76 · 117 replies · 4,199+ views
    Emily's Post ^ | 11/10/09 | Emily Miller
    Shopping at Saks Fifth Avenue in Washington, D.C. recently, Maria Shriver and her daughter left all the clothes the daughter tried on -- but didn't purchase -- on the floor of the dressing room. The sales staff was shocked that Shriver allowed her daughter, whose father is California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, to leave her rejects in a pile during their visit in mid-October. "She left the dressing room in a shambles," according to a sales clerk. "Why doesn't Maria Shriver teach her daughter manners and respect for others?" Shriver writes: "My role model, like most daughters, was my mother. She...
  • Bush Daughter Jenna Hager becomes 'Today' Reporter

    08/30/2009 1:15:34 PM PDT · by madison10 · 83 replies · 6,376+ views
    AP ^ | 8/30/2009 | David Bauder
    NBC's Today Show has hired someone with White House experience as a new correspondent---former First Daugher, Jenna Hager... The daughter of former President George W. Bush will contribute stories about once a month on issues like education to television's top-rated morning news show, said Jim Bell, its executive producer...
  • JENNA AND BARBARA BUSH GAVE SECRET SERVICE FITS

    07/20/2009 6:27:15 PM PDT · by DigitalVideoDude · 47 replies · 2,566+ views
    NY Post ^ | July 20, 2009 | Richard Johnson
    WHEN it came to protecting Jenna and Barbara Bush, the Secret Service truly had its hands full, with President George W. Bush's wild and crazy daughters doing everything in their power to escape them, a new book reveals.
  • Bush twins show Obama girls fun White House tricks

    11/26/2008 2:13:31 PM PST · by SmithL · 100 replies · 3,699+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 11/26/8
    WASHINGTON, (AP) -- Malia and Sasha Obama learned a few tricks from Barbara and Jenna Bush on their recent visit to the White House — like how to slide down the solarium ramp, bottom first. The daughters of President George W. Bush showed the girls their bedrooms, helped them jump on a bed and taught them a few ways to have fun, Laura Bush told ABC's "Good Morning America" on Wednesday. "It was fun for the girls to get to show them not only (their rooms), but the way the big cross hall can be an obstacle course for little...
  • Jenna Wedding Pastor Starts Pro-Obama Web Site

    06/27/2008 1:41:46 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 113 replies · 262+ views
    newsmax.com ^ | June 27, 2008 | Jim Meyers
    Rev. Kirbyjon Caldwell, the minister who presided over the recent marriage of President Bush’s daughter Jenna, has launched a pro-Barack Obama Web site sharply critical of conservative stalwart James Dobson. Caldwell, leader of the largest Methodist congregation in the country, launched his “James Dobson Does Not Speak For Me” site a day after Dobson’s Focus on the Family radio program aired a statement charging that Obama distorted the Bible to fit “his own confused theology.” The site urges readers to sign a statement declaring that Dobson does not represent them. The statement reads in part: “James Dobson doesn't speak for...
  • Obama campaign worker helps Houston-area pastor set up anti-Dobson site

    06/28/2008 10:08:46 AM PDT · by unlearner · 24 replies · 120+ views
    OneNewsNow.com ^ | June 27, 2008 | Jim Brown
    A recent article on OneNewsNow featured comments by Methodist pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell, a Barack Obama supporter. The pastor took issue with James Dobson's contention that Obama distorts the Bible with his theological views. Caldwell, who is affiliated with the website JamesDobsonDoesntSpeakForMe.com, initially told OneNewsNow that the website was operated by Matthew 25, a political action committee working with Obama supporters. However, upon investigation, it was found that the site was actually registered to Alyssa Martin, an intern in the Obama campaign's "religious affairs" department. The domain registration has since been changed to Pastor Caldwell's name. In an earlier interview, Caldwell...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush... (Photos and news) 05-12-08

    05/12/2008 6:00:18 PM PDT · by snugs · 41 replies · 226+ views
    The President and First Lady returned to the White House yesterday after attending their daughter Jenna's wedding at their ranch in Crawford, Texas. See Daisy's Sunday ping for photos of the event. Today the First lady attended and spoke at Senate Spouses luncheon at the White House and also congratulated the recipients of the 2008 Preserve America Presidential Awards. Pray for President Bush -- Day 2797 Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice attended a meeting with members of the Advisory Committee on Democracy Promotion at the State Department and also attended the swearing in of Goli Ameri as Assistant Secretary of...
  • Tornado nearly upset Bush wedding plans: First Lady

    05/12/2008 2:33:52 PM PDT · by katieanna · 6 replies · 125+ views
    AFP ^ | May 12, 2008 | Not Attributed
    First Lady Laura Bush said Monday that a sudden tornado nearly swept away preparations for her daughter's wedding this weekend, but despite that one "setback," the event went off without a hitch. "It was just perfect. It was exactly the way Jenna wanted it. She was absolutely beautiful," said Bush of her 26-year-old daughter's marriage Saturday to Henry Hager, 30. Around 200 family members and friends gathered for the outdoor ceremony was held at Bush's 1,600-acre (650-hectare) Prairie Chapel Ranch, far from the pomp and publicity of the White House. "We did have a little -- one setback on Friday...
  • Jenna Bush Weds (slideshow)

    05/12/2008 8:40:11 AM PDT · by Cecily · 33 replies · 124+ views
    Charlotte Observer ^ | May 12, 2008
    Jenna Bush Weds slideshow.
  • Jenna Bush picks 'You Are So Beautiful' for dance with Dad

    05/10/2008 6:08:35 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 53 replies · 108+ views
    Jenna Bush picks 'You Are So Beautiful' for dance with Dad By JOE EDWARDS, Associated Press Writer 38 minutes ago Jenna Bush picked "You Are So Beautiful," the ballad made famous by Joe Cocker, for the father-daughter dance with President Bush at her wedding reception Saturday night in Texas, the band leader said. Tyrone Smith of Nashville and his 10-piece party band, The Tyrone Smith Revue, were hired to play at the reception in Crawford. The band was asked to do "Lovin' in My Baby's Eyes" by Taj Mahal for the newlyweds' first dance. Smith spoke to The Associated Press...
  • President's Daughter To Marry Today In Texas

    05/10/2008 7:54:59 AM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 65 replies · 158+ views
    NBC17.com ^ | May 10,2008
    CRAWFORD, Texas -- The president's 1,600-acre ranch in Crawford, Texas, is all gussied up for this evening's wedding of Jenna Bush to long-time boyfriend Henry Hager. President Bush will walk his daughter down the aisle before about 200 friends and family members in a very private outdoor ceremony. The festivities got under way last night with a rehearsal dinner hosted by the groom's parents in the tourist town of Salado, Texas, about 54 miles from Crawford. There'll be a barbecue lunch today back at the ranch. The father of the bride uses his weekend radio chat today to pay tribute...
  • Kansas anti-gay group may protest near Bush ranch

    05/09/2008 6:29:04 AM PDT · by LA Woman3 · 16 replies · 143+ views
    The Waco Tribune-Herald ^ | 5/9/08 | Tommy Witherspoon
    The crowd from the Crawford Texas Peace House may be sitting this one out, but the sanctity of President Bush’s daughter’s wedding Saturday won’t necessarily stop anti-homosexual protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church from trying to crash the blessed event. Shirley Phelps Roper, daughter of the leader of the Topeka, Kan., church whose members picket at locations where they believe homosexuality is being encouraged, said eight church members will picket near Jenna Bush’s wedding Saturday night. The protesters will set up at Prairie Chapel Road and Farm-to-Market Road 185 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Roper said. Meanwhile, peace activist Kay...
  • Jenna Bush Wedding To Be Private Affair (Wedding To Be Held Saturday)

    05/06/2008 12:26:52 PM PDT · by Abathar · 103 replies · 1,318+ views
    The Indy Channel ^ | 05/06/08 | Unknown
    WASHINGTON -- Talk about hush-hush wedding planning. First daughter Jenna Bush was the last in the family to know she was getting married. Months ago, her fiancé, Henry Hager, told Jenna's twin sister that he wanted to propose. Then, at the Camp David presidential retreat, Hager asked President Bush and first lady Laura Bush for their daughter's hand in marriage. Click here to find out more! For weeks, the president and Mrs. Bush kept their lips zipped. Then on Aug. 15, 2007, Hager rousted Jenna at 4 a.m. to go hiking on Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park in Maine....
  • Jenna Bush Speaks [in Wisconsin] for Kids with HIV

    04/11/2008 7:45:33 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 14 replies · 145+ views
    Madistan.com ^ | April 11, 2008 | Judith Davidoff
    The party girl image was nowhere to be seen when Jenna Bush gave the keynote address at the annual banquet held by Wisconsin Women in Government. The 25-year-old daughter of President George W. Bush, who was cited twice for underage drinking during her college days, has undergone a public relations metamorphosis since the publication last year of her bestselling book, "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope," which is about a single mother living with HIV. On Thursday night at the Monona Terrace Convention Center, Bush, who is expected to wed fiance Henry Hager this May, was gracious and humble in...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 2-1-08

    02/01/2008 5:59:01 PM PST · by silent_jonny · 85 replies · 21,368+ views
    President Bush arrived early this morning in Kansas City, Missouri to speak about the economy and to sign the Presidential Proclamation in Honor of American Heart Month (Transcript) The president had a breakfast meeting with Kansas City business leaders, then toured Hallmark Cards Inc. where he delivered a statement on the economy. (Transcript) Keeping with the American Heart Month theme, First Lady Laura Bush recorded the weekly radio address today: For the weekly radio address, President Bush has handed the mic over to me. And today, I'd like to talk about something that's close to my heart -- America's heart...
  • Jenna Bush to be married in May (to son of RPV Chair John Hager)

    01/17/2008 5:55:31 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 59 replies · 259+ views
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush's daughter Jenna and her fiance, Henry Hager, will marry on May 10, People magazine reported on its Web site on Wednesday, citing two sources it did not identify. The wedding will be held at the president's 1,600-acre (646-hectare) ranch in Crawford, Texas, one source told the magazine. A spokeswoman for first lady Laura Bush said she could not confirm the report and had no comment on it. "It's going to be a small wedding," the source told People, adding Jenna had already selected her bridesmaids. "She's very excited. They make a great...
  • Jenna Bush Dials Daddy on 'Ellen'

    12/05/2007 10:25:08 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 131 replies · 123+ views
    AOL News ^ | December 5, 2007
    Ellen DeGeneres asked Jenna Bush a relatively simple question during her talk show appearance: Is she able to just pick up the phone and call home? Jenna dialed some digits and soon Ellen was voice to voice with President Bush. Watch for yourself.
  • FYI-Jenna Bush on Leno Tonight

    10/29/2007 7:48:53 PM PDT · by txroadkill · 17 replies · 327+ views
    NBC Tonight Show ^ | 10/29/07 | -None-
    Jenna will be on Leno tonight...I think she is hocking her book.
  • Jenna Bush tells of her life-changing friendship (Reviewer slips in criticism of Geo Bush )

    10/27/2007 9:10:29 AM PDT · by UB355 · 24 replies · 94+ views
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | 10/27/2007 | MARY-LIZ SHAW
    MARY-LIZ SHAW mshaw@journalsentinel.com Posted: Oct. 26, 2007 As the privileged daughter of President Bush, jetting routinely between the spread in Texas and the little place up in Maine, Jenna Bush could have done whatever she wanted. But perhaps to the surprise of some, she chose to become an elementary-school teacher. And now she is on a tour for her first book, "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope," based on a young woman she met while working as an intern for the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund in Panama, Argentina and Paraguay last year. Jenna Bush stopped Friday at the Sharon...
  • 10 Questions for Jenna Bush

    10/11/2007 2:38:12 PM PDT · by avacado · 42 replies · 2,683+ views
    Time ^ | October 11, 2007 | Carolyn Sayre
    Jenna Bush answers questions from people across America: If the war in Iraq is so noble, why aren't you and your sister serving our country there? —Donald Pence, San Francisco I understand that point, but there are many ways to serve our country, and I think my skills are better suited for teaching and representing the U.S. in Latin America through UNICEF. I respect the men and women of our country who are over there fighting. It is an unbelievably selfless thing to do. But if people really thought about it, they would know it's not even a practical question.
  • First Daughter Jenna Bush Promotes New Book

    09/29/2007 5:38:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies · 182+ views
    ANNAPOLIS, Md — Jenna Bush stepped to the podium, looking poised in a floral print dress with gentle earth tones. But she couldn't quite hide the butterflies as she stood before an eager bookstore crowd to introduce her book, "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope."This is my first day, so I'm a little nervous," the 25-year-old first daughter said, laughing softly. Her face lit up, though, as soon as she started talking about the subject of her nonfiction narrative, a teenage mother from Latin America who was born with HIV. "Ana changed my life. She's only 17 years old, but...
  • Jenna Bush Ducks Iraq, Talks Engagement (White House wedding?)

    09/27/2007 7:06:40 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies · 188+ views
    CBS ^ | 9/27/07
    Jenna Bush Ducks Iraq, Talks EngagementIn Book-Promoting Interview, First Daughter Avoids Iraq Questions, Discusses Her Romantic Engagement Story The recently engaged Jenna Bush, daughter of President Bush and first lady Laura Bush, walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007, as she arrives with her parents from New York where the president attended the the annual United Nations General Assembly. In August the White House announced Jenna's engagement to Henry Hager of Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Scott Applewhite) (AP) WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2007 Jenna Bush said her "boyfriend" - she doesn't like the word...
  • Jenna Bush's 'Ana's Story' sounds HIV message for teens

    09/26/2007 7:50:26 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 12 replies · 73+ views
    Link only, source cannot be posted
    <p>Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope by Jenna Bush, one of the president's 25-year-old twin daughters, describes a teenage single mother in Panama who has survived enough heartbreak to rival Job in the Old Testament. The non-fiction book aimed at teens is based on Bush's work as an UNICEF intern.</p>
  • Jenna Bush, Engaged in a Tricky Role

    08/31/2007 7:11:30 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 53 replies · 2,815+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Sunday, August 26, 2007 | Robin Givhan
    Do not be fooled by Jenna Bush. She has wrapped herself in the golden glow of celebrity. But she is something else entirely. For almost seven years, the blond Bush twin has reveled in the trappings associated with Hollywood starlets -- from wearing made-to-order designer clothes to smiling brightly from the glossy pages of a Vogue photo spread. She has walked red carpets and swanned past velvet ropes. Like so many celebrities, she has taken on a cause -- education -- and is using her fame to stir interest and attract media attention to an upcoming book tour. She has...
  • Love at First Sight for Jenna's Guy (White House Wedding Looks Likely)

    08/19/2007 2:58:52 PM PDT · by hardback · 66 replies · 2,504+ views
    US News and World Report ^ | August 19, 2007 12:04 PM ET | Washington Whispers
    Love at First Sight for Jenna's Guy Laura Bush may have thought the two were just flirts years ago, but first daughter Jenna's fiancé, Henry Hager, felt it was love at first sight. "He knew when they started going out," says one pal, "that she was 'the one.'" While no date is set, advisers suggest that a White House wedding could be the big society event the first lady has always longed to do but couldn't because the prez is [said to be] a party pooper. Paul Bedard says Jenna probably feels the tug of Texas, but this may be...
  • Jenna Bush Gets Engaged

    08/16/2007 11:53:23 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 48 replies · 3,165+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 8-16-07
    Jenna Bush, one of President and Mrs. Bush's twin daughters, is engaged to the son of Virginia's former lieutenant governor, the White House announced Thursday. "President and Mrs. George W. Bush are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Bush, to Mr. Henry Hager, son of the Honorable and Mrs. John H. Hager of Richmond, Virginia. Miss Bush and Mr. Hager became engaged Wednesday, August 15, 2007," reads a release issued from the White House. *snip* Hager, 29, and Bush were first seen out together at the inaugural balls in 2005. He is currently in his second year...
  • Jenna Bush Is Engaged

    08/16/2007 11:12:19 AM PDT · by KantianBurke · 255 replies · 10,624+ views
    CNN | 16AUGUST07 | CNN
    Just posted on CNN. Announcement from White House forthcoming.
  • Bush's Daughter, Jenna, Engaged to John Hager's son

    08/16/2007 11:15:06 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 91 replies · 8,201+ views
    Bush's Daughter, Jenna, Engaged Aug 16 02:07 PM US/Eastern CRAWFORD, Texas (AP) - One of the president's daughters is getting married. President Bush and first lady Laura Bush announced Thursday that their daughter, Jenna, is engaged to Henry Hager of Virginia. No wedding date has been set, said Mrs. Bush's press secretary, Sally McDonough. Jenna, one of the president's twin daughters, became engaged to Hager, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Hager of Richmond, Va., on Wednesday.
  • A quiet weekend in Maine with family and presidents (BUSH AND SARKOZY IN KENNEBUNKPORT)

    08/12/2007 1:47:49 AM PDT · by Cincinna · 24 replies · 1,379+ views
    Interbational Herald Tribune ^ | Saturday, August 11, 2007 | Sheryl Gay Stolberg
    The tricolor flag of France flapped in the wind on Saturday afternoon over the craggy seaside promontory known here as Walker's Point. President George W. Bush greeted his French counterpart, Nicolas Sarkozy, with a hearty clap on the shoulder. Sarkozy, looking relaxed in a blazer and jeans, kissed Barbara Bush's hand. And the menu, for what the White House billed "a casual family lunch," most certainly did not include freedom fries. "We're going to give him a hamburger or a hot dog, his choice," Bush said as he waited for Sarkozy to arrive. He was flanked by the first lady,...
  • A Little Animated Bush for the Kiddies (TMZ trashed the First Lady)

    08/11/2007 8:46:31 AM PDT · by Republican Red · 6 replies · 642+ views
    A Little Animated Bush for the Kiddies Posted Aug 10th 2007 4:35PM by TMZ Staff Filed under: Wacky and Weird Move over Madonna, because First Lady Laura Bush is taking time out of her busy schedule of, er, from, er ... she's taking time out of her schedule to write a children's book with her party girl daughter, Jenna! Drinks to that! The as yet untitled book is due in 2008, and tells the story of "a mischievous little boy who likes to do everything but read." Georgie, porgie -- is that you?! The mother/daughter team is a perfect choice...
  • In Wake of Gore Son Arrest, 'Today' Highlights Foibles of GOP Kids, Praises Chelsea

    07/06/2007 5:35:04 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 85 replies · 2,723+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    As noted here, MSNBC's John Ridley went off on Al Gore this morning, suggesting he should hug his kid rather than the planet, save his son, not ice caps. But over at NBC's "Today", it was a more predictable MSM response, as the show sought to downplay the Gore incident by pointing to Republican politicians whose kids have caused trouble, while praising Chelsea Clinton as unusually mature. Introducing the segment, Meredith Vieira shifted the spotlight from Gore's situation to the broader issues. 'TODAY' CO-HOST MEREDITH VIEIRA: And now to politicians and their children. It's tough being a parent, and as...
  • A day in the life of President Bush (7/1/07): fishing photos & news

    07/01/2007 1:11:17 PM PDT · by Wolfstar · 108 replies · 3,228+ views
    PRESIDENTIAL NEWS OF THE DAY: Mixing work with some vacation time, President Bush meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin today at the Bush family home at Kennebunkport, Maine. The President’s great-grandfather built the Bush estate at Walker’s Point, a rocky strip of land that juts into the Atlantic Ocean. Also vacationing with GWB are his daughter, Barbara, and his mother and father. The trio also got in some fishing, Barbara and her dad (who will turn 61 this month) each caught a fish. Bush goes biking, fishing ahead of meeting with Russian president By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press Writer, June...
  • Anchor gets stuck on Bush's boat

    07/01/2007 12:22:04 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 64 replies · 1,818+ views
    Anchor gets stuck on Bush's boat By DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press Writer 12 minutes ago President Bush's presidency is stuck in low gear. On Sunday, his fishing boat was stuck on stop. Fellow Republicans may not be rushing to rescue his legislative agenda, but the Secret Service bailed Bush out of a jam when his boat anchor got wedged in rocks along the Atlantic Coast. Relaxing before his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the president went fishing with his father, former President George H.W. Bush, and daughter, Barbara. They dropped the anchor to fish less than 100 feet from...
  • In Africa with first lady, Jenna Bush steals the show

    06/29/2007 12:59:54 AM PDT · by james500 · 123 replies · 4,833+ views
    CNN ^ | 1:35 a.m. EDT, June 29, 2007 | Suzanne Malveaux
    Jenna Bush is stepping out. We didn't even know she was coming. I first saw her at our stop at the Fann Hospital for HIV/AIDS patients in Dakar, Senegal. She was with her mother, the first lady, getting a tour of the garden that provides the hospital's patients with vegetables. I had never really seen her close up. The only time I saw her in public was leaving the White House to board Marine One with her parents. I had heard the party-girl reports, and saw the infamous picture of her playfully sticking her tongue out at the White House...
  • A day in the life of President Bush (6/17/07): news & Father's Day photos

    06/17/2007 4:07:14 PM PDT · by Wolfstar · 104 replies · 3,666+ views
    PRESIDENTIAL NEWS OF THE DAY: The President, First Lady Laura Bush, and their daughter Jenna spent this weekend at the family's ranch, where a heavy rainstorm closed the main road into Crawford, Texas, today. The downpour so heavy that high water covered the road leading into Crawford. The local fire department blocked the road with fire trucks and turned back motorists. Harris County had been under a flash flood watch earlier today, but the National Weather Service cancelled the watch this afternoon. President Bush Unwraps Father's Day Gifts Jun.17, AP - It was Father's Day on the ranch for President...
  • Oh no, not again (Chelsea Clinton is now a "hottie" and she's ready for the political mix)

    01/25/2007 11:35:49 AM PST · by presidio9 · 55 replies · 1,979+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 01/25/06 | Channeled by Chris Rovzar
    Dear America, It's Chelsea Clinton. Remember me? We got to know each other way back in the summer of 1991, when I was 11. Yep, that's right. I was the one with the ill-fitting velvet dress and the princess sleeves. Yeah, the one with all the bows. We've been through a lot, you and I, haven't we? So many seminal moments. You saw me go through my headband phase, I saw you go through NAFTA. I did complicated dances in ballet class, you did complicated dances in the Middle East. They let me into Stanford, you didn't let gays into...
  • Damon: Maybe Bush twins should go to Iraq (Maybe Damon should go to Iraq)

    12/16/2006 11:34:57 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 136 replies · 3,724+ views
    UPI ^ | 15 Dec 06 | Not Given
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- In an interview in Washington, actor Matt Damon suggested that President George W. Bush's daughters "maybe" should join the military. Damon and actor Robert De Niro were guests on the MSNBC cable show, "Hardball with Chris Matthews," promoting their upcoming movie, "The Good Shepherd." Directed by De Niro, the film is an account of the early history of the CIA. During the interview, scheduled to air Monday, Damon talked about the fairness of fighting the war in Iraq with a volunteer Army. "I don't think that it's fair as I said before, that it seems...
  • Embassy denies asking Bush twins to leave Argentina

    11/27/2006 5:41:10 PM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies · 1,327+ views
    Rooters ^ | November 27, 2006
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy in Argentina rejected reports that it had told President George W. Bush's twin daughters to leave the country after a widely publicized purse-snatching incident. ABC News reported on its Web site on Monday that embassy officials had "strongly suggested" that the twins, Jenna and Barbara Bush, cut short their visit to Buenos Aires due to security concerns. Argentine officials confirmed last week that one of Bush's daughters had her purse stolen in San Telmo, a neighborhood popular with tourists. The incident led to teasing by Argentine media about the twins' seemingly ineffective...
  • U.S. Embassy Asks Bush Twins to Leave Country

    11/27/2006 11:30:43 AM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 447 replies · 9,517+ views
    ABC News ^ | November 27, 2006 | Joe Goldman and Rhonda Schwartz
    Amid a growing barrage of front-page headlines, U.S. embassy officials "strongly suggested" President Bush's twin daughters, Jenna and Barbara Bush, cut short their trip to Buenos Aires because of security issues, U.S. diplomatic and security sources tell ABC News. But the girls have stayed on, celebrating their 25th birthday over the weekend and producing even more headlines about their activities. Officials say the media coverage upstaged publicity plans for the new U.S. Ambassador Anthony Wayne, who had only recently arrived in the country. Neither the White House nor the U.S. embassy in Buenos Aires responded to requests for comment. The...
  • Teacher Twin Ready for Takeoff (Jenna Bush set to take teaching job in Latin America)

    06/29/2006 7:24:17 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 123 replies · 4,260+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Thursday, June 29, 2006 | Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts
    Jenna Bush , the nation's most famous public-school teacher, is skipping the country and bidding a happy adios to the young-Washington social scene she once ruled. Uh-oh, what do we do now? Friends say that the blond, younger-by-minutes First Twin has been quietly making plans over recent months to leave D.C. for a teaching job in Latin America, most likely around the end of summer. The move reflects the growing seriousness of a 24-year-old whose collegiate partying provided endless fun for gossip columnists during her father's first years in office -- yet also offers an escape from the Washington spotlight...
  • Bush: Daughters to blame for gray hair

    06/07/2006 11:40:50 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 38 replies · 3,489+ views
    AFP ^ | 6/7/6
    US President George W. Bush, who turns 60 on July 6, joked that six decades is "not that old" and blamed his gray hair on his twin daughters' teenage antics. "For you youngsters, I want to tell you something: When I was your age, I thought 60 was really old," he said during a speech on immigration. "It's all in your mind. It's not that old, it really isn't." Earlier, during a roundtable with immigrants to the United States, Bush joked with one father of two young children: "You think my hair is gray because I'm president? No, my hair...
  • Gym Instructor Mocks Bush in Front of First Daughter

    04/26/2006 2:16:58 AM PDT · by Personal Responsibility · 20 replies · 851+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | 4/26/2006 | Drudge
    Gym Instructor Mocks Bush In Front Of First Daughters Tue Apr 25 2006 10:32:05 ET A spinning instructor at Washington, DC's Sports Club/LA mocked President Bush without realizing (believe it or not) that a first daughter was in his class! ROLL CALL reports: The instructor, Glenn Makl, is said to be horrified to learn after class that the president's daughter Jenna was there to hear his making fun of President Bush and handing out of a video clip compilation of some of the president's more memorable gaffes and malapropisms. Jenna Bush was working out at the club with her boyfriend,...
  • Gym Instructor Mocks Bush In Front Of First Daughters

    04/25/2006 8:03:53 AM PDT · by Babu · 132 replies · 5,547+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 4-25-06
    Tue Apr 25 2006 10:32:05 ET A spinning instructor at Washington, DC's Sports Club/LA mocked President Bush without realizing (believe it or not) that the first daughters were in his class! ROLL CALL reports: The instructor, Glenn Makl, is said to be horrified to learn after class that the president's daughters were there to hear his making fun of President Bush and handing out of a video clip compilation of some of the president's more memorable gaffes and malapropisms. Developing...
  • Bush hunt: Grooms for daughters

    03/03/2006 8:14:10 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 88 replies · 3,979+ views
    US President George W Bush might have the weight of the world on his shoulders but he is also a concerned father. "We are also trying to get our daughters married," Bush told Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, who informed him that his son and daughter were both married and that he has four grandchildren. Bush and his wife Laura arrived in Hyderabad on a five-hour visit during which he met farmers, scientists and women members of self-help groups at the Acharya NG Ranga Agriculture University and met young entrepreneurs at the Indian School of Business. "How many...
  • Downhill Partying (Bush Twin Barbara Snubs WaPo Reporter in Turin)

    02/15/2006 10:14:46 AM PST · by kristinn · 95 replies · 4,309+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | Wednesday, February 15, 2006 | Libby Copeland
    TURIN, Italy -- Before we have the privilege of chatting with presidential daughter Barbara Bush -- or, before we attempt to chat with her while she gives us a withering, Medusa-like stare -- we have the privilege of standing in the cold outside a place called Club Bud, where we have the privilege of shouting questions at a woman who is apparently well-known in Italy for being a showgirl. SNIP And then, as if out of a dream, sitting by themselves on a long expanse of red couch, are first daughter Barbara Bush and an Unidentified Female Companion. Barbara accompanied...
  • White House: Bush daughter not engaged

    12/07/2005 9:38:11 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 14 replies · 1,063+ views
    AP ^ | December 7, 2005
    First daughter Barbara Bush was wearing a ring on the third finger of her left hand Wednesday, but the White House said she is not engaged. Susan Whitson, spokeswoman for the first lady, said the jewelry that the 24-year-old had on during a visit to Children's National Medical Center with her mother was not an engagement or wedding ring. At the hospital on Wednesday, first lady Laura Bush showed a home video of White House holiday life -- from the first dogs' point of view -- to a group of patients, their families and staff Laura Bush showed the video...
  • Sexy Yule at the White House

    11/16/2001 1:24:14 PM PST · by geaux · 91 replies · 546+ views
    NY Post ^ | November 16, 2001 | By RICHARD JOHNSON with PAULA FROELICH and CHRIS WILSON
    <p>WHILE her dad is busy saving the world, his daughter Barbara Bush is shopping up a storm.</p> <p>The 21-year-old Yalie just ordered every piece from the very risque Heatherette line's '80s-inspired Spring 2002 Collection and wants it delivered before the holidays. It should make for an interesting Christmas at the White House.</p>