Thursday, April 25 2013 1:56 AM EDT2013-04-25 05:56:31 GMT
The stage is set in Dallas for the unveiling of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Thousands will descend on SMU campus Thursday morning for the dedication and the list of distinguished guests isMore >>
Thousands will descend on the SMU campus Thursday morning for the dedication and the list of distinguished guests is endless, including the five living American presidents, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. More >>
A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday found that the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 4:40 PM EDT2013-10-17 20:40:19 GMT
(RNN) - By passing a last-minute deal on the debt ceiling, and a 16 days-late deal on the government shutdown, Congress finally got back to doing its job. So, what now? Some people may see it as the timeMore >>
With a budget passed only until January, a debt ceiling deal through February and a bunch of days off for Congress until then, the country may be back in the same situation soon.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 5:27 AM EDT2013-10-17 09:27:22 GMT
A last-minute deal has been struck, allowing the federal government to avoid a shutdown. A shutdown would have suspended all federal government services deemed non-essential. All federally-funded museums,More >>
Congress has passed a bill to fund the government and lift the debt ceiling, avoiding default. More >>
Sunday, October 13 2013 6:52 PM EDT2013-10-13 22:52:24 GMT
WASHINGTON, DC (RNN) - Despite the WWII Memorial being closed, members of the Million Vet March have gathered in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown – according to media reports. "We do notMore >>
Veterans gathered at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown.More >>
During his speech, George W. Bush joked that he was "wasn't likely to be found in a library, much less found one" before breaking down into tears as he thanked the crowd.
About 10,000 people, including dignitaries from around the world, were present in Dallas.
The dedication was filled with humor and camaraderie among the presidents. Bill Clinton, who has worked closely with the Bush family in humanitarian efforts, joked he was the "black sheep son."
Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama all spoke honoring the 43rd president. Large applause broke out when George H.W. Bush, who has been in and out of the hospital, stood from his wheelchair to acknowledge the crowd.
The U.S. Army Chorus sung Battle Hymn of the Republic during the ceremony.
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