Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush have landed in Midland, Texas, the former first lady's hometown and her husband's childhood home.
CNN's Elaine Quijano profiles outgoing White House Press Secretary Dana Perino, only the second woman to hold the job.
White House spokeswoman Dana Perino on Friday said she would do the job again -- but only if she could work for her current boss.
President-elect Barack Obama meets with President Bush and all three living former presidents.
President-elect Barack Obama, President Bush and all of the surviving past presidents got together Wednesday for a historic meeting at the White House.
Questions continued to swirl Thursday over the president's decision to withdraw a pardon for a New York developer involved in a Long Island mortgage fraud scheme.
Senate leaders are unable to reach a deal on the bailout. Anderson and the 'best political team on TV' talk about the fall out.
A late meeting Tuesday of congressional Democrats and the White House concerning assistance to U.S. automakers broke up with some progress but no deal, two senior aides to Senate Democrats told CNN.
President Bush signed legislation Friday to extend unemployment insurance benefits nationwide, his spokeswoman Dana Perino said.
President Bush on Friday morning signed a measure to extend unemployment benefits by at least seven weeks in every state, White House spokeswoman Dana Perino said.
President Bush had a "relaxed" and "friendly" meeting with President-elect Barack Obama after he and first lady Laura Bush welcomed their successors to their future home Monday, a White House spokesman said.
In the waning days of the election season, as both parties campaign fervently for their candidates, one man has been notably absent -- President George W. Bush.
In the final days before his successor is chosen, President Bush is noticeably absent. CNN's Kathleen Koch reports.
Are General Motors, Ford Motor and Chrysler LLC too big to fail? Or just too powerful?
An impatient White House served notice Tuesday on banks and other financial companies receiving billions of dollars in federal help to quit hoarding the money and start making more loans
The government has cleared the way to ship out $125 billion this week to the country's largest banks, beginning the biggest government bailout in history
Bush administration officials have had talks with the nation's automakers about providing possible federal help for the cash-starved companies, a White House spokeswoman said Monday.
World leaders will meet Nov. 15 in Washington to address the global financial crisis -- the first in a series of summits to mitigate what economists predict could be a long and deep downturn
President Bush will host world leaders November 15 for a summit to confront the world financial crisis, the White House announced Wednesday.
President Bush hinted Monday he would be willing to consider a second stimulus package, hours after America's top banker suggested one might be necessary.
President Bush is open to the idea of a second government stimulus to further boost the U.S. economy amid the financial crisis, the White House said
The Treasury Department is "actively" looking at buying equity stakes in some of the nation's banks, according to White House officials.
A piece of paper that President Bush signed Thursday helps ease his way out of the White House when his term ends and clears the way for his successor
The White House on Monday firmly rejected new allegations that President Bush ignored commanders in Iraq and top military advisers in Washington when he decided to send more troops to Iraq in 2007.
The Iraqi government reacted sharply Friday to published allegations that the U.S. spied on Iraq's prime minister, warning that future ties with the United States could be in jeopardy if the report is true
Officials with the McCain campaign and the Republican National convention are considering changing the event's agenda as Hurricane Gustav bears down on the Gulf Coast.
President Bush has approved the Army's request to execute a soldier convicted of rape and murder, the White House announced Monday evening.
The Bush administration has decided to break with previous policy by sending one of its most senior diplomats to engage Iran's top nuclear official, the White House announced Wednesday.
William Burns, America's third highest-ranking diplomat, will attend talks in Switzerland aimed at persuading Iran to halt potential nuclear development activities
Former colleagues recall a dedicated "natural communicator," full of vitality and love
President Bush will ask Congress Wednesday to lift the ban on offshore drilling, White House Press Secretary Dana Perino said Tuesday.
Floodwaters were receding Saturday in Cedar Rapids, but as the Cedar retreated, waters in Iowa City had already invaded parts of the University of Iowa campus and weren't expected to crest until sometime Monday
The White House criticized Burma's ruling junta on Wednesday for refusing to allow U.S. Navy ships to help their country deal with last month's devastating cyclone
The Israeli government is facing criticism from the White House and the United Nations for its plans to expand Jewish settlements in Jerusalem.
President Bush has spoken by phone with Chinese President Hu Jintao on the powerful earthquake that hit central China
As I got ready to head back to Jerusalem with President Bush on Tuesday, I keep flashing back to one particularly eye-opening moment during his last trip to the region in search of a peace deal four months ago.
A House of Representatives committee has subpoenaed Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff as part of its investigation into the treatment of suspected terrorists, the White House confirmed Tuesday.
The slow rate of growth in the U.S. economy "is nothing to crow about," a White House spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Pope Benedict XVI moved Wednesday from a jubilant White House visit where he defended religion in the public square to a contemplative prayer service at a national Roman Catholic shrine
Months of planning have led to this moment -- Wednesday's official arrival ceremony for Pope Benedict XVI's first visit to the United States in his three years as head of the Roman Catholic Church.
CNN's Kathleen Koch reports on a potential Olympic opening ceremony boycott by President Bush.
Democrats and Republicans are in accord that telecom companies should get immunity for anti-terror wiretapping. The fight is over whether such immunity should be retroactive
The White House said Monday it is in "constant dialogue" with Iraq and Turkey about the Turkish military operation against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq.
President Bush warned Friday the United States is in "more danger of attack" because Congress failed to extend legislation on domestic wiretapping laws allowing the government without a warrant to listen in on phone calls and intercept e-mails by foreign terrorist suspects that are transmitted through this country.
President Bush calls on the House to quickly pass the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
The House voted Thursday to hold White House Chief of Staff Josh Bolten and former White House lawyer Harriet Miers in contempt in its probe of the 2006 firings of U.S. attorneys.
With fear of an impending recession, President Bush on Monday night will use his last State of the Union address to revisit unfinished business and press for quick action to keep the economy afloat, administration officials say.
Christ was born in Bethlehem just five miles away from here, and now thousands of years later this historic city has become the birthplace of -- all things -- a new blog the White House hopes will help bring positive attention to President Bush's Mideast tour that begins Wednesday.
President Bush will make his first trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories during a January 8-16 Middle East visit, the White House announced Tuesday.
President Bush was told in August that Iran's nuclear weapons program "may be suspended," the White House said Wednesday, which seemingly contradicts the account of the meeting given by Bush Tuesday.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf announced Thursday that he will end a state of emergency on December 16 ahead of upcoming elections -- a key demand by the United States and opposition leaders.
The Israeli-Palestinian statement read by President Bush at the start of Tuesday's peace summit in Annapolis, Maryland, amounted to a "public relations gimmick," said a legal adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Thanksgiving Day 2007 arrived with the usual menu of turkey, football, friends and family. On tap for dessert: naps.
U.S. troops and contractors send Thanksgiving wishes home to families from Baghdad.
CNN's Jessica Yellin reports on a Democratic report that estimates the total costs of the war on terror.
The total economic impact of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is estimated at $1.6 trillion by 2009, a congressional committee said in a report released Tuesday.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the Iraq war has hidden costs overlooked by the Bush administration.
The White House is blasting Congressional Democrats for not sending a bill that would fund veterans' care programs to the president's desk by Veterans Day.
China has offered harsh criticism of U.S. plans to honor the Dalai Lama with a Congressional medal on Wednesday in a Washington ceremony.
The Dalai Lama arrives on Capitol Hill to recieve the Congressional Gold Medal from President Bush.
President Bush on Friday defended his administration's methods of interrogating terrorism suspects, insisting, "This government does not torture people."
The White House and Justice Department on Thursday strongly denied a published report that a secret Justice Department opinion in 2005 allowed the torture of terror detainees, months after the government publicly renounced it.
A former Guantanamo Bay detainee says he would lie to interrogators just to escape torture. CNN's Paula Newton reports.
President Bush certainly will veto legislation expanding a children's health insurance program by $35 billion over five years despite Democratic pressure lobbying him to change his mind, White House spokeswoman Dana Perino reiterated Tuesday.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday she is "praying" that President Bush has a change of heart and does not veto a bipartisan children's health insurance bill that he has labeled an unwarranted expansion of government-run health insurance.
The Senate voted 67-29 Thursday night to expand the State Children's Health Insurance program, a measure President Bush has vowed to veto as a step toward universal coverage.
Republican Senate leader Trent Lott was in CNN's Situation Room Thursday. Watch him talk about kids' insurance.
White House press secretary Tony Snow, who is undergoing treatment for cancer, will step down from his post September 14 and be replaced by deputy press secretary Dana Perino, the White House announced Friday.
More immigration enforcement?
The Bush administration could reduce U.S. combat forces in Iraq to about 100,000 next year under various options being weighed, according to a report published Saturday that quotes senior administration officials.
The top Democrat in the Senate announced Monday he is moving two major Iraq votes into an unrelated water bill, a decision that could clear the way for an Iraq funding vote as early as this week.
A House panel granted immunity Wednesday to a former Justice Department aide in its probe of the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, while senators authorized a subpoena for the White House's political director.
The U.S. is the world's largest maker, buyer and seller of guns but the country's constitutional right to bear arms comes at a high price -- one that gun control advocates say the whole world is paying.
Millions of White House e-mails may be missing, White House spokeswoman Dana Perino acknowledged Friday.
The White House "screwed up" by not requiring e-mails from Republican Party and campaign accounts to be saved and is trying to recover any documents that may have been deleted, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
The White House has criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plans to stop in Syria next week during a Middle East trip that began Friday.
The recurrence of cancer found in White House spokesman Tony Snow was attached to his liver, not in the organ, his deputy said Wednesday.
With the House squarely in Democratic hands and the possibility of a Senate power shift still looming, President Bush made two back-to-back phone calls Wednesday morning -- one of condolence to House Speaker Dennis Hastert and one of congratulation to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Democrats promised Wednesday to lead the country in a new direction after winning control of the House for the first time in 12 years in midterm elections.
President Bush called House Speaker Dennis Hastert, under fire for his handling of the Mark Foley scandal, and "expressed his support," White House Deputy Press Secretary Dana Perino said.
Russia has said it will continue to probe avenues for diplomatic cooperation with Iran over its nuclear program but France said that uranium enrichment must be suspended before talks resume.
The Iranian government has provided a detailed written response to a package of incentives offered by the United States and other Western nations for Tehran to roll back its nuclear program.
Four Senate Republicans have proposed a bill to provide what one called "very rigorous oversight" of President Bush's controversial no-warrant domestic surveillance program while also giving it the force of law.