Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
George H.W. Bush to formally back Romney LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush plans ... The elder Bush has offered encouraging words to Romney throughout the primary season but had withheld a formal endorsement. Former first lady Barbara Bush has formally backed Romney. 03/28/2012 - 3:12 pm | View Link
George H.W. Bush to Formally Endorse Romney Former President George H.W. Bush will formally endorse Mitt Romney for president on Thursday, the Romney campaign announced. The former president had previously made supportive statements about Romney, saying in December that the Republican front-runner ... 03/28/2012 - 9:47 am | View Link
George H.W. Bush to formally back Romney LOS ANGELES - Former President George H.W. Bush plans to endorse Mitt Romney at an event Thursday in Houston. Romney spokeswoman Gail Gitcho says the two will appear together and speak to reporters. Formal backing from the 41st president is another sign ... 03/28/2012 - 5:48 am | View Link
George H. W. Bush To Formally Endorse Mitt Romney Los Angeles, Ca. – Former President George H. W. Bush is going to formally endorse Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination to run against President Obama next year. The two plan on appearing at an event in Houston on Thursday. Romney spokeswoman Gail ... 03/28/2012 - 5:40 am | View Link
George H. W. Bush to formally endorse Romney tomorrow When I first read this Associated Press report, the first thought that came to mind was, “Didn’t former President George H. W. Bush already endorse Mitt Romney?” Actually, no, at least not formally, but that’s a fine distinction. By tomorrow ... 03/28/2012 - 5:10 am | View Link
George H. W. Bush George Herbert Walker Bush was born at 173 Adams Street in Milton, Massachusetts on June 12, 1924 to Prescott Sheldon Bush and Dorothy (Walker) Bush. 09/15/2014 - 4:24 pm | View Website
American President: George H. W. Bush: Foreign Affairs Recordings Program. Transcription and analysis of the secret White House tapes. Oral Histories. Projects on the Carter, Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Clinton, and George ... 09/15/2014 - 8:45 am | View Website
Timeline . George H. W. Bush . American Experience . WGBH ... George H.W. Bush is born in Milton, Massachusetts. His mother, Dorothy Walker Bush, wants to name her son after her father, George Herbert Walker, but can not choose ... 09/15/2014 - 12:39 am | View Website
George W. Bush This article is about the 43rd U.S. president. For his father, the 41st U.S. president, see George H. W. Bush. For other persons of the same name, see George Bush. 09/15/2014 - 12:17 am | View Website
George H. W. Bush | 41st President of the United States George H. W. Bush, a member of the Republican Party, took office as the 41st President of the United States on January 20, 1989 at age 64. Bush served in office for 4 ... 09/14/2014 - 8:54 am | View Website
The children of an Arizona gun range instructor who was fatally shot by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi submachine gun are encouraging the child to find peace and say they hope one day to give her a hug. In a video message to the girl, the four children of 39-year-old Charles Vacca said she should put
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A self-described coalition of antigovernment groups is hoping to organize yet another attempt at shutting down the U. S.-Mexico border at major commercial crossings this weekend, calling the event “Shut Down All Ports of Entry”.
Previous attempts at shutting down traffic at key border crossings this spring have ended in spectacular failure—notably radio host Pete Santilli’s attempt to shut down the crossing in Tijuana with bikers, as well as the “Border Convoy” last month, which culminated in a only a brief interruption at Brownsville, Texas.
But this particular attempt, scheduled to take place Saturday, has set off warnings among law enforcement personnel, including a local sheriff’s office in Texas and Border Patrol officials, who say they are prepared for just such an attempt.read more