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Originally posted 04/22/2008 12:05PM
Tuesday brought a round of firsts for first lady Laura Bush – including her launch as a first-time author, her providing the first public tour of the family's Texas ranch, and her initial stint as a network morning-show host.
"And welcome back to another hour of Today," Mrs. Bush said live from Studio A in New York's Rockefeller Center. "A beautiful crowd here in our plaza in midtown Manhattan. I'm Laura Bush, and I'll be your guest host today, Tuesday, April 22, 2008."
"That's something you don't hear every day," quipped the show's co-anchor Matt Lauer – as the guest host's daughters, Jenna and Barbara Bush, observed their mother from the show's in-studio news desk.
"Very good job," critiqued Jenna.
Originally posted 11/21/2006 06:15PM
One of president Bush's twin daughters, Barbara Bush, was robbed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, ABC News reports.
Originally posted 03/29/2005 09:00AM
IDENTIFIED: First Twin Barbara Bush has been seen keeping company in New York, Washington and Texas with a tall, dark-haired young man named Jay Blount, The Washington Post reports. The official word from the White House is that Blount has been "identified only as a friend of the family," though The Post says Blount, like Barbara and her presidential father and grandfather before her, is a Yalie – class of '05 and a founding member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. Two years ago, according to the Yale Daily News, he was named one of the New Haven campus's "50 Most Beautiful People."
Originally posted 01/25/2005 05:00PM
Reports that Kid Rock was to play last week's inaugural youth concert in Washington, D.C., prompted a flurry of protests against the singer and then denials by organizers that he'd ever been booked – but a top inaugural producer now says the rap-rocker's invite came from two people very close to President Bush: his daughters.
Originally posted 10/29/2004 06:00PM
What does it take to survive life on the campaign trail? PEOPLE talked to the Bush twins, 22-year-old Barbara and Jenna (via a joint email), and the Kerry sisters, Vanessa, 27 (in Iowa), and Alexandra, 31 (in New Hampshire), for an inside look at the final push toward Election Day.
Originally posted 08/30/2004 09:00AM
The Republican National Convention is underway in New York, and PEOPLE is there, following the power players and stars.
Originally posted 05/08/2003 11:20AM
The White House switchboard must have been lighting up Wednesday with press inquiries into Ashton Kutcher's incriminating comments about the Bush twins, Barbara and Jenna, in the current issue of Rolling Stone.
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