Five members of the exclusive club of U.S. presidents gathered in Dallas today to dedicate the George W. Bush Presidential Center, a red-brick-and-cream museum and library that chronicles the eight years in office of the nation’s 43rd president.
Former President George W. Bush urged his brother, ex-Florida Governor Jeb Bush, to run for president in 2016, saying a match-up against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would make a great race.
A recent White House push to build Republican support for judicial nominees showed signs of headway yesterday, as senators signaled little opposition to a candidate for a seat on a powerful appellate court in Washington.
Michael J. Rivera, formerly chief investigative counsel for the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program has joined Venable LLP’s Securities and Exchange Commission and white-collar defense group as a partner in the Washington office.
I admired Margaret Thatcher the way I admired, feared (and loved) my mother. I didn’t share Thatcher’s politics but stood in awe when, through sheer conviction and resolve, she did what needed to be done. Both women were working-class but managed to go toe-to-toe with privilege. Both were charismatic and domineering, controversial and unafraid. Prime Minister Thatcher had a majority in Parliament to accomplish her agenda. My mother had me.