How many brothers does George W. Bush have?

How many brothers does George W. Bush have? By Doug Wead After meeting with my kids in California the mailbag is overflowing so I am going to try to answer some of these questions by blog. At least three people have wondered about the president’s brothers. I guess they learned of the ongoing work thatContinue reading “How many brothers does George W. Bush have?”

McCain Camp Says No to Billy Graham

Now, it turns out, that the John McCain campaign is so spooked by preachers that it doesn’t want to meet with Dr. Billy Graham.  Which sort of makes his rapprochement with the evangelicals a little difficult, wouldn’t you say? Remember Brian Jacobs, the George W. Bush activist who helped me put together a meeting betweenContinue reading “McCain Camp Says No to Billy Graham”

Southern Baptists Are Key For McCain

The Southern Baptist Convention is the most important voter bloc in the Republican Party and support from its leaders is critical.  A new poll shows John McCain seriously lagging among white evangelical Protestants. It is perhaps the most volatile voter bloc in the Republican Party. George Herbert Walker Bush carried 81% of the vote inContinue reading “Southern Baptists Are Key For McCain”

Passing of a Giant

The passing of Gordon B. Hinckley marks the end of the greatest era of expansion and acceptance for the Church of Latter Day Saints and much of what he accomplished was underestimated because of the long shadow of his predecessor. When I moved into my White House office in 1989, I brought with me aContinue reading “Passing of a Giant”