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Stories with person: George H. Bush
  • San Francisco probe leading to entrapment claims 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:55 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - The FBI used millions of dollars, liquor and cigarettes seized in other cases and more than a dozen undercover operatives in an elaborate, seven-year sting operation targeting a San Francisco Chinatown association thought to be a front for a notorious organized crime syndicate.

  • Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:45 pm
  • WASHINGTON - As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an election can be punished as a crime.

  • Fishing group founder expands marketing ventures 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:01 pm
  • PINTLALA, Alabama - Decades after he sold the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society, founder Ray Scott still has plenty of big ideas about how to make money doing what he loves. And he still knows how to bait a hook.

  • Spearman leads SC superintendent money race 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:37 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Molly Spearman is leading the money race among eight Republicans trying to become South Carolina's next schools superintendent, while Montrio Belton leads the four Democrats seeking the job.

  • Connecticut ex-governor pleads not guilty 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:07 pm
  • NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland pleaded not guilty Friday to conspiracy and other federal charges in an alleged pursuit of secret consulting roles with two congressional campaigns.

  • Elder President Bush to endorse GOP nominee in Ga. 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 8:01 pm
  • WASHINGTON - President George H.W. Bush is featured in a Democrat's campaign commercial, but he plans to endorse the eventual Republican nominee in Georgia's Senate race, his spokesman said Thursday.

  • Obama marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:41 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had "lived out the promise" envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater racial equality.

  • George H.W. Bush greets Obama in Houston 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:39 pm
  • HOUSTON - President Barack Obama had an unexpected greeter upon his arrival in Houston Wednesday: former President George H.W. Bush.

  • Cochran runs ads against 'powerful interests' 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 6:31 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Out-of-state groups on Monday continued pouring money into Mississippi's Republican primary, criticizing Sen. Thad Cochran for staying in office too long. The six-term lawmaker responded with his own ads against challenger Chris McDaniel.

  • 7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 8:53 am
  • WASHINGTON - Seven million people signed up, so there is an appetite for President Barack Obama's health care law, but that doesn't guarantee success for the country's newest social program

  • Library marks anniversary of 1st Bush presidency 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 1:05 am
  • COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library is holding a weekend of special events to mark the 25th anniversary of the start of the first Bush presidency.

  • 'Love & War': Unlikely story of love and politics 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 8:50 am
  • "Love & War" (Blue Rider Press), by Mary Matalin and James Carville

  • SC election ballot set as filing deadline passes 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 2:58 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's 2014 election ballot was finalized Sunday with Gov. Nikki Haley and the state's two incumbent U.S. senators facing June primary opposition, a big-name race for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor and a lengthy list of candidates vying to head the state Education Department.

  • Shirley Jones wants a high-flying 80th birthday 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 11:11 am
  • LOS ANGELES - Inspired by a former president, Shirley Jones can't wait to jump into her birthday plans.

  • Reaction to ruling on college athletes' union 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 9:26 pm
  • Reaction to the ruling by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.

  • Weidenbaum, adviser to 5 presidents, dead at 87 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 7:16 pm
  • ST. LOUIS - Murray Weidenbaum, a White House economic adviser who counseled five U.S. presidents before returning to academia, has died. He was 87.

  • Divided federal appeals judges debate Obamacare 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 4:31 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A split federal appeals court on Tuesday grappled with an issue that is crucial to the success of President Barack Obama's health care law, debating whether the government can subsidize premiums for people who buy insurance on exchanges run by Washington.

  • A closed shop for the Hall of Fame 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 4:17 pm
  • ORLANDO, Florida - No one should have been more thrilled than Vijay Singh to hear about the voting changes for the World Golf Hall of Fame.

  • Thousands see flood insurance increases in Maine 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 6:10 am
  • PORTLAND, Maine - Thousands of Maine homeowners and businesses could see their rates for flood insurance rise as the federal government attempts to put the troubled National Flood Insurance Program back on sound financial footing.

  • Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton to discuss education 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 3:19 am
  • IRVING, Texas - Their presidential plans may be uncertain but one thing is clear: Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton keep bumping into each other.

  • Bush is GOP's lone Hispanic statewide candidate 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 11:33 am
  • EL PASO, Texas - At a Mexican restaurant a stone's throw from the Mexican border, the crowd is bilingual and so is the candidate they've come to see.