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Former US President George H.W. Bush tosses the coin for the Super Bowl as former first lady Barbara Bush looks on in Houston, Texas on February 5, 2017.

Inside the ‘storybook’ marriage of Barbara and George H.W. Bush — who were married longer than any first couple, said ‘I love ...

In 2018, George H.W. Bush died at age 94, and Barbara Bush died at age 92. Here is an inside look at their long-lasting marriage.

Barbara Bush, matriarch of a GOP political dynasty, said she was no longer a Republican in the Trump era

"That was a stunning acknowledgment. Barbara Bush had been one of the most recognizable faces of the Republican Party through two presidencies," author Susan Page wrote.
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Barbara Bush blamed Trump for a heart attack during the 2016 Republican primaries

The former first lady Barbara Bush once blamed what she thought was a heart attack on President Donald Trump, according to a new book.

Meet William Barr: What you need to know about the attorney general who just received Mueller’s report

Attorney General William Barr is at the center of the Russia investigation after receiving Robert Mueller's highly anticipated final report.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) walks from a Republican Senate caucus meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2018.

A top GOP senator won’t vote for Trump attorney general nominee William Barr over concerns he’ll condone spying on US citizens

"I'm a no," Paul said on Monday. "[Barr has] been the chief advocate for warrantless surveillance of US citizens."
President George H.W. Bush arrives for the coin toss prior to Super Bowl 51 on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

On his 2nd day in office, George H.W. Bush told the CIA he wanted more jokes in his secret intelligence briefings

In the days after his death last year, George H.W. Bush was remembered for his sense of humor — a quality some CIA staffers got to see first-hand.
President Donald J. Trump, with First Lady Melania Trump, salutes the casket containing the body of former US President George H.W. Bush in the Rotunda of the US Capitol in Washington, DC.

Trump offends Europe with diplomatic snub revealed at George H.W. Bush’s funeral

Trump's administration caused offense across the Atlantic with a surprise snub of the European Union's ambassador to the US at Bush's funeral.

President George H.W. Bush was secret pen pals with a Filipino boy for 10 years: ‘I will write you from time to time’

Former President George H.W. Bush secretly exchanged letters with a boy in the Philippines for 10 years, from 2002 to 2012.
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Skydivers honor President George H.W. Bush by forming the number ’41’ in a touching tribute

The 41st president, who served as a fighter pilot in World War II, was known for his love of skydiving.

Chelsea Clinton shares sweet photo of the first time she met George H.W. Bush as a toddler

The photo shows George H.W. Bush, who was likely vice president at the time, crouching down to meet a toddler Chelsea Clinton.