Barbara Bush, not the former First Lady, but the daughter of former president, George W. Bush, has said that Hillary Clinton is “unbelievably accomplished” and hopes she will run for president in 2016. It’s about as close to an endorsement as a Bush could give a Clinton and surely qualifies as news. Former First LadyContinue reading “Barbara Bush wants Hillary Clinton to run for president.”
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Almost Presidents: Sons of presidents who almost won the White House themselves
Eight men who might have been president. Everybody knows that there were two sons of presidents who became president themselves. John Quincy Adams, son of our second president, John Adams, was elected the sixth president of the United States. And George W. Bush, who was the son of George Herbert Walker Bush, was elected the 43rd president. ButContinue reading “Almost Presidents: Sons of presidents who almost won the White House themselves”
War Breaks out in GOP: Broken bones
“In yet another instance, Ron Paul supporter Alex Helwig, Chairman of the Rules Committee who made the motion to remove the chair, was arrested by Shreveport police and released. During his brief detainment, some of his fingers were broken and when he returned to the event he was walking with aid of a cane.” JoinContinue reading “War Breaks out in GOP: Broken bones”
Caroline Kennedy in the Senate? An historic perspective
I am getting a ton of calls from journalists wanting some historical context for Caroline Kennedy’s likely appointment to the U. S. Senate. Even one of the presidential historian – talking heads has checked in, asking for example, if there have been other children of presidents who have served in the Senate. “Just AdamsContinue reading “Caroline Kennedy in the Senate? An historic perspective”