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Bush’s $3 trillion budget

President Bush is sending Congress a $3 trillion spending blueprint that would provide a big boost to defense and protect his signature tax cuts. It seeks sizable savings in government health…

Our big-spender President

President Bush's budget for fiscal year 2009, which goes to Congress, carries an alarming distinction: For the first time in the history of the republic, annual federal spending will…

Bush: Freeze domestic spending to pay for war

President Bush's 2009 budget will virtually freeze most domestic programs and seek nearly $200 billion in savings from federal health care programs, a senior administration official said Thursday. Overall, the Bush…

Bush’s failed Presidency

President Bush is a forgotten man. Giving his last State of the Union speech, he was overshadowed by a tempest in a teapot. (Did Barack Obama snub Hillary Clinton or…

What Bush was thinking

At the end of his CNN interview before the State of the Union address, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee was asked a no-trick question: "What is the state of the…

Bush plays smallball

The president's State of the Union address is the ceremonial start of the year in the national capital, and this time it marked the symbolic start of President Bush's final…

The sad, sorry State of the Union

The snake-oil salesman tried once again Monday night to sell his illusions to a skeptical audience that stopped listening to him years ago. George W. Bush's final State of the Union…

Bush’s final state of the union

It's about the economy, and the war in Iraq, and other unresolved matters that have kept the nation on edge. But President Bush's State of the Union address on Monday…

More spying on Americans

President George W. Bush has ordered stepped-up monitoring of federal computer networks, including government Internet sites, because of stepped up attacks by hackers. But Bush's secret directive also allows the government…

Counting down the days

There were some Navy corpsmen who had canes that they would whittle down each day. Near the end of their tours in Vietnam, they would carry maybe foot-long sticks in…