George W. Bush

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George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009.wikipedia
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Laura Bush

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Bush married Laura Welch in 1977 and unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. House of Representatives shortly thereafter.
Laura Welch Bush (née Laura Lane Welch; born November 4, 1946) is an American educator who was First Lady of the United States during the presidency of her husband, George W. Bush, from 2001 to 2009.

George W. Bush 2000 presidential campaign

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Bush was elected President of the United States in 2000 when he defeated Democratic incumbent Vice President Al Gore after a narrow and contested win that involved a stopped recount in Florida.
The 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush, the 46th Governor of Texas, was formally launched on June 14, 1999 as Governor Bush, the eldest son of former President George H.W. Bush announced his intention to seek the Republican Party nomination for the presidency of the United States in the 2000 presidential election.

2000 United States presidential election

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Bush was elected President of the United States in 2000 when he defeated Democratic incumbent Vice President Al Gore after a narrow and contested win that involved a stopped recount in Florida.
Republican candidate George W. Bush, the Governor of Texas and the eldest son of the 41st President George H. W. Bush, won the election by defeating Democratic nominee Al Gore, the incumbent vice president.

Patriot Act

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He signed into law broad tax cuts, the Patriot Act, the No Child Left Behind Act, the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, Medicare prescription drug benefits for seniors, and funding for the AIDS relief program known as PEPFAR.
The USA PATRIOT Act (commonly known as the Patriot Act) is an Act of the United States Congress that was signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001.

War on terror

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In response to the September 11 terrorist attacks, Bush launched a "War on Terror" that initially included the war in Afghanistan in 2001 and the Iraq War in 2003.
U.S. president George W. Bush first used the term "war on terrorism" on 16 September 2001, and then "war on terror" a few days later in a formal speech to Congress.

Iraq War

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In response to the September 11 terrorist attacks, Bush launched a "War on Terror" that initially included the war in Afghanistan in 2001 and the Iraq War in 2003.
The invasion occurred as part of a declared war against international terrorism and its sponsors under the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush following the September 11 terrorist attacks.

2004 United States presidential election

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In the 2004 presidential race, Bush defeated Democratic Senator John Kerry in a close election.
Incumbent Republican President George W. Bush defeated Democratic nominee John Kerry, a United States Senator from Massachusetts.

2000 United States presidential election recount in Florida

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Bush was elected President of the United States in 2000 when he defeated Democratic incumbent Vice President Al Gore after a narrow and contested win that involved a stopped recount in Florida.
The Florida election recount of 2000 was a period of vote recounting in Florida that occurred during the weeks after Election Day in the 2000 United States presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore.

War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

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In response to the September 11 terrorist attacks, Bush launched a "War on Terror" that initially included the war in Afghanistan in 2001 and the Iraq War in 2003.
Following the September 11 attacks in 2001 on the US, which President George W. Bush blamed on Osama bin Laden who was living or hiding in Afghanistan and had already been wanted since 1998, President Bush demanded that the Taliban, who were de facto ruling the country, hand over bin Laden.

John Kerry

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In the 2004 presidential race, Bush defeated Democratic Senator John Kerry in a close election.
He was the Democratic nominee in the 2004 presidential election, losing to Republican incumbent George W. Bush.

Al Gore

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Bush was elected President of the United States in 2000 when he defeated Democratic incumbent Vice President Al Gore after a narrow and contested win that involved a stopped recount in Florida.
Gore won the popular vote, but after a controversial election dispute over a Florida recount (settled by the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled 5–4 in favor of Bush), he lost the election to Republican opponent George W. Bush in the Electoral College.

2006 United States elections

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Amid this criticism, the Democratic Party regained control of Congress in the 2006 elections.
The 2006 United States elections were held on Tuesday, November 7, 2006 in the middle of Republican President George W. Bush's second term.

Public image of George W. Bush

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After his re-election, Bush received criticism from across the political spectrum for his handling of the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, and other challenges.
Time magazine named George W. Bush as its Person of the Year for 2000 and 2004, citing him as the most influential person during these two years.

George H. W. Bush

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Bush is frequently referred to as George W. Bush, Bush Junior, or Bush 43 to distinguish him from his father, George H. W. Bush, who served as the 41st president from 1989 to 1993. Bush is the eldest son of Barbara and George H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, and is the second president to so follow in his father's footsteps, the first being John Quincy Adams.
He is usually called George H. W. Bush, Bush Senior, or Bush 41, to distinguish him from his eldest son, George W. Bush, who served as the 43rd president from 2001 to 2009.

Decision Points

a book about "the 12 toughest decisions
In 2010, he published his memoir, Decision Points.
Decision Points is a memoir by former U.S. President George W. Bush.

Ann Richards

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He later co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team before defeating Ann Richards in the 1994 Texas gubernatorial election.
She was defeated in the 1994 Texas gubernatorial election by George W. Bush.

Barbara Bush

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Bush is the eldest son of Barbara and George H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, and is the second president to so follow in his father's footsteps, the first being John Quincy Adams.
Among her six children are George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, and Jeb Bush, the 43rd governor of Florida.

Jeb Bush

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He was raised in Midland and Houston, Texas, with four siblings, Jeb, Neil, Marvin and Dorothy.
Bush, who grew up in Houston, is the second son of former President George H. W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush, and a younger brother of former President George W. Bush.

Neil Bush

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He was raised in Midland and Houston, Texas, with four siblings, Jeb, Neil, Marvin and Dorothy.
His five siblings are George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States; Jeb Bush, a former governor of Florida; Pauline Robinson "Robin" Bush, who died of leukemia at the age of three; Marvin Bush; Dorothy Bush Koch.

Hurricane Katrina

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After his re-election, Bush received criticism from across the political spectrum for his handling of the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, and other challenges.
Many other government officials were criticized for their responses, especially New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco, and President George W. Bush.

Harvard Business School

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After graduating from Yale University in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, he worked in the oil industry.

Bush v. Gore

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Bush was elected President of the United States in 2000 when he defeated Democratic incumbent Vice President Al Gore after a narrow and contested win that involved a stopped recount in Florida.
The Supreme Court decision allowed the previous vote certification to stand, as made by Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris, for George W. Bush as the winner of Florida's 25 electoral votes.

Medicare (United States)

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He signed into law broad tax cuts, the Patriot Act, the No Child Left Behind Act, the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, Medicare prescription drug benefits for seniors, and funding for the AIDS relief program known as PEPFAR.
In 2003, under President George W. Bush, a Medicare program for covering almost all self-administered prescription drugs was passed (and went into effect in 2006) as Medicare Part D.

Marvin Bush

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He was raised in Midland and Houston, Texas, with four siblings, Jeb, Neil, Marvin and Dorothy.
Bush is the youngest son of former U.S. President George H. W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush and the brother of former U.S. President George W. Bush; former Florida Governor Jeb Bush; Pauline Robinson "Robin" Bush, who died of leukemia at the age of three; Neil Bush; and Dorothy Bush Koch.

Midland, Texas

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He was raised in Midland and Houston, Texas, with four siblings, Jeb, Neil, Marvin and Dorothy.
It is the hometown of former First Lady Laura Bush, and the onetime home of former Presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush, and former First Lady Barbara Bush.