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Double Take ‘Toons: Dream On? : NPR

Today, President Obama and former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “” speech. Dave Granlund sees a world monumentally changed since 1963, while Signe Wilkinson believes some things are going back. Dave Granlund / Signe WilkinsonT Double Take ‘Toons: Dream On? : …

Taxpayers shell out nearly $3.7M for ex-presidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton’s 8,300-square-foot Harlem office near the Apollo Theater costs taxpayers nearly $450,000. George W. Bush spends $85,000 on telephone fees, and another $60,000 on travel. Jimmy Carter sends $15,000 worth of postage — all on the government’s dime. The most exclusive club in the …

Barbara Bush bashes 2012 presidential contest in first ladies conference at SMU | Dallas-Fort Worth Communities – News for Dallas, Texas – The Dallas Morning News

The 2012 presidential campaign has eight months to go, but former first lady Barbara Bushhas already given it a bad review. “I think it’s been the worst campaign I’ve ever seen in my life,” she said Monday at Southern Methodist University during a daylong conference on the influence of the …

George W. Bush: I’m Done With Politics

Republican candidates hoping for some high-profile help on the campaign trail next year shouldn’t look to George W. Bush. The former president told C-SPAN he’s done with politics and all its trappings. “I don’t want to go out and campaign for candidates,” he told Brian Lamb in an interview airing …