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Former President George W. Bush and dog Barney home home on the ranch. Photo by The Washington Post

Former President George W. Bush and dog Barney home home on the ranch. Photo by The Washington Post

Bush’s Brush Coloring Leadership

The 43rd president of the United States has taken selfies to a new level. And portraits of others as well — of all the leaders he’s known before. Here are George W. Bush’s portraits of different world leaders, including Vladimir...

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Protestors demonstrate in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington. This week marks the 11th anniversary of the opening of the prison.

Photograph by Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

Protestors demonstrate in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington. This week marks the 11th anniversary of the opening of the prison.

Washington Daybook: Troop Talks

President Barack Obama holds a press conference today at the White House with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai after talks on how many of the 66,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan should remain after 2014 to help fight terrorists. Karzai is seeking...

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Senate Republicans may use the appointment of Jack Lew as Treasury secretary to discuss the budget.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Senate Republicans may use the appointment of Jack Lew as Treasury secretary to discuss the budget.

Washington Daybook: Obama to Unveil Lew Pick

Senate Republicans indicated that the appointment of Jack Lew as Treasury secretary presents an opportunity for a debate over the budget and raising the federal debt limit. President Barack Obama will announce the White House chief of staff as his...

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President Barack Obama greets people as he visits Island Snow for shave ice in Kailua, Hawaii, during his holiday vacation, on Jan 3, 2013.

Photograph by Gerald Herbert/AP Photo

President Barack Obama greets people as he visits Island Snow for shave ice in Kailua, Hawaii, during his holiday vacation, on Jan 3, 2013.

Obama Home from the Holidays: Hard New Year’s Nights Ahead

President Barack Obama returns to Washington today from his annual family vacation in Hawaii for a week expected to include Cabinet nominations, a meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and preparations for a second-term inauguration. Obama is scheduled to return...

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