Barbara Bush: I hope Jeb doesn’t run

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There’s no question that Jeb Bush is the most qualified candidate for president in 2016, Barbara Bush tells C-Span in an interview that was just released as part of the channel’s first lady series.

With Chris Christie confronted with questions about Bridge-gate/Bridge-ghazi, there has been much speculation of late about how the scandal may clear the way for the former governor of Florida to enter the race for the White House.

His mother’s endorsement, however, comes with a caveat. Continue reading

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Tears, cheers at Bush library dedication

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It’s presidents’ day: Four former commanders in chief and the current occupant of the White House gathered at Southern Methodist University to dedicate the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Seated atop the library steps on a bright, sunny day, each president was scheduled to speak for five minutes. For what has become something of an American tradition, it was surprisingly emotional. Continue reading

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