Barbara Bush

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Former US first lady Barbara Bush. ‘She was the ungainly, insecure daughter of an austere, beautiful mother who put her down.’ Photograph: Reuters

Barbara Bush was an expert at throwing shade, even before the term existed. When Congressman Dan Rostenkowski gave the then US first lady a shampoo fo(...)

The coffin of former first lady Barbara Bush is carried from St Martin’s Episcopal Church following her funeral service in Houston, Texas, the US. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Former first lady Barbara Bush was remembered on Saturday as a sharp-tongued but caring figure whose devotion to her family was matched only by her co(...)

The Bushes had celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary in January, making them the longest-married couple in presidential history. Photograph:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

A private funeral for former US first lady Barbara Bush, the only American woman to see her husband and son both sworn in as president, will be held (...)

Former US first lady Barbara Bush: appreciates the many kind messages and prayers she has been receiving. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty

Former first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” and will not seek additional medical treatment, a family spokesman has said. Jim McGrath issued(...)

Former US president George H W Bush with actor Heather Lind at an event in  2014. File photograph: AP

Former US president George H W Bush has reportedly apologised after an actor accused him of sexual assault. Heather Lind (34) alleged the former US l(...)

 An image from March 2012 of former US president George HW Bush in his office in Houston, Texas. File photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA

Former US President George HW Bush has been moved to an intensive-care unit at a Houston hospital with pneumonia and was stable and resting comfortabl(...)

 Nancy Reagan: The first lady   had raised eyebrows as soon as she arrived in Washington by spending more than $800,000 on a lavish redecoration of the White House. Photograph:  Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images

By the time she died on Sunday at the age of 94, Nancy Reagan had become a fully certified American national treasure, venerated on both sides of that(...)

George W. Bush, former US president, second from left, shakes hands with his brother Jeb Bush, former Governor of Florida and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, left, as Laura Bush, former first lady, second from right, and Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, look on during a campaign rally in North Charleston, South Carolina on Monday.  Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Former US president George W Bush made a return to the political spotlight at an election rally in South Carolina on Monday night in a bid to revive t(...)

Republican presidential candidates  Jeb Bush, senator Ted Cruz and Donald Trump  at the CBS debate in the Peace Center in Greenville, South Carolina. Photograph:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Republican White House hopefuls have called for US president Barack Obama to step aside and allow his successor to nominate the next Supreme Court jus(...)

 Jeb Bush: this was going to be the year that settled sibling scores – he would get what his parents considered his birthright. Photograph: Joe Skipper/Reuters

Jeb, dragging his wilted exclamation point around, is so boring that it’s hard to focus on the epic nature of his battle. Not the battle against Donal(...)

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