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Bush watered down smog rules

The Environmental Protection Agency agreed to weaken a key section of its new smog requirements announced this week after being told at the last minute that President Bush preferred a…

Bush will veto anti-waterboarding bill

President Bush is poised to veto legislation that would bar the CIA from using waterboarding — a technique that simulates drowning — and other harsh interrogation methods on terror suspects. The…

Bush endorses McCain

President Bush has endorsed John McCain. The announcement comes a day after the Arizona senator clinched the Repubican presidential nomination by getting the required number of delegates. Bush's nod is…

Supremes reject challenge to Bush’s spying

The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down a legal challenge to the warrantless domestic spying program President George W. Bush created after the September 11 attacks. The American Civil Liberties Union…

The lame duck mess

The next 11 months are likely to be the best argument for doing away with the constitutional two-term limit on the presidency and not because anyone would expect the current…

Bush finds rare praise in Africa

Unpopular at home and in much of the world during the last year of his presidency, George W. Bush is basking in rare adulation on his African tour. Tanzanian President Jakaya…

Bush’s war on American liberty and freedom

President George W. Bush lashed out at Democratic lawmakers Friday in a political tug-of-war over a wiretap program that pits US attempts to prevent terror attacks against its duty to…

Americans fed up with Bush and Congress

Americans are fed up with President George W. Bush, fed up with Congress and fed up with the government that controls so much of their lives. Used-car salesmen rank higher in…

Open and then shut government

In part because of the Bush administration's excessive secrecy, Congress was moved to pass the Open Government Act of 2007, which the president reluctantly signed on the last day of…

The $3 trillion President

Congressional Democrats gave President Bush's proposed $3.1 trillion budget a predictably cold reception and Republicans weren't particularly warm, either. The budget, for the federal fiscal year starting Oct. 1, is where…