George W. Bush

From left, Amy Adams and Christian Bale play Lynne and Dick Cheney, and Sam Rockwell and Andrea Wright play George and Laura Bush in “Vice.” (Courtesy Matt Kennedy/ Annapurna Pictures)

‘Vice’ energetically details Dick Cheney’s rise to power

“Vice,” written and directed by Adam McKay, is messy going as it…

 

Terry Jastrow is coming to the Bay Area to promote his new political novel. (Courtesy photo)

Terry Jastrow novel imagines Bush facing war crimes trial

Terry Jastrow, an Emmy Award winning producer (“ABC’s Wide World of Sports,”…

 

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signs autographs after speaking at a rally Saturday in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Road to 270: Donald Trump stuck on GOP’s California dream

WESTMINSTER — Bob Dole thought he could win California with a "fishhook"…

 

Surveillance cameras, right, are mounted underneath a metal table with chairs bolted to the floor where addicts can inhale heroin fumes in a clinic in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Once unthinkable in US, drug shoot-up rooms get serious look

Across the United States, heroin and other drug users have died in…

Surveillance cameras, right, are mounted underneath a metal table with chairs bolted to the floor where addicts can inhale heroin fumes in a clinic in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Republican clown car is no joke

As the clown car filled with Republican presidential candidates moves its sideshow…

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.,  answers a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College  on Saturday. (David Goldman/AP)

Rubio put on the defensive at GOP debate after rise in polls

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in…

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.,  answers a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College  on Saturday. (David Goldman/AP)
In this March 29, 2015, file photo, former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara Bush, left, speak before a college basketball regional final game between Gonzaga and Duke, in the NCAA basketball tournament in Houston. Bush has fallen at home Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Kennebunkport, Maine, and broken a bone in his neck. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Elder Bush in fair condition after breaking bone in neck

PORTLAND, Maine — Former President George H.W. Bush, at 91 the oldest…

In this March 29, 2015, file photo, former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara Bush, left, speak before a college basketball regional final game between Gonzaga and Duke, in the NCAA basketball tournament in Houston. Bush has fallen at home Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Kennebunkport, Maine, and broken a bone in his neck. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
AP Photo/Charles Dharapak. FileIn this April 3

Iraq war judged a mistake by today's White House hopefuls

A dozen years later, American politics has reached a rough consensus about…

AP Photo/Charles Dharapak. FileIn this April 3

Incumbents usually fare poorly in first debate

With the Vice-Presidential debate behind us, all that remains of the mano-a-mano…

Jeff Adachi compared to Sarah Palin and other Republican extremists in ad campaign

In San Francisco, connecting a ballot measure or a candidate to republicans…

An Obama reelection edge?

Must read for the day: Shelby Steele's Wall Street Journal opinion article…

Bush the cowboy vs the Obama the egoist

George W. Bush was a cowboy, and Barack Obama is more mature,…

'Terror is bigger than one person' — a statement still true today

Of all the statements I've seen so far on Osama's death from…

Former President George W. Bush celebrates death of Osama: 'No matter how long it takes, justice will be done'

President George W. Bush released the following statement after the news broke…

Marco Rubio Picks a Chief of Staff: Cesar Conda

he old Washington axiom that congressional staffers are often more powerful than…

Old rules won't determine GOP presidential candidate

The weakest part of our political system, by a considerable margin, is…

Former Bush Aide found murdered in landfill

Breaking: A man who fought to get the Vietnam Veterans Memorial built…

George W. Bush 'Decision Points' a runaway best seller with 2 million copies sold

It's a Merry Christmas for former President George W. Bush who is…

Note to Obama: Quit blaming Bush for your prolifigate spending

Obama announced a pay freeze for federal workers, a move that will…

Who was the better president? Obama beats Bush by 2 points

This  is what we call setting very low expectations and barely living…