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The national media has been keeping a close eye on the former President George H. W. Bush as he has spent over a month in a Houston hospital.
By DANE SCHILLER Houston Chronicle Former President George H.W. Bush remains in a Houston hospital, where he has been for seven days as doctors battle a lingering cough that has drawn concern, officials said Thursday. Bush, 88, has bronchitis, but his condition is not considered life threatening, said his chief of staff, Jean Becker. “President [...]
“I think that the actions he’s taken with respect to protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. I think we ought to keep on the track that we are on,” Powell said on CBS News this morning.
In honor of the vice presidential debate tonight between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan, Texas on the Potomac brings you the best, worst and most influential vice presidents as well as the VPs that did more harm than good.
The eight vice presidential debates held over the past 36 years have had minimal impact on the final election results. Arguably, only one — Republican Dick Cheney’s strong performance against Democrat Joe Lieberman in 2000 — significantly shifted the polls. But this year’s encounter between Vice President Joe Biden and GOP congressman Paul Ryan at [...]