Colorful Billionaire H. Ross Perot Dead at 89

DALLAS — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 stands among the best sho...

Zakaria: Assessing George Bush and WASP Culture

Memorials marking the passing of former president George H.W. Bush have prompted commentators to reflect on the American establishment of old. Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria is among them. In hi...

Memories of Bush Humor Brought Smiles to Sorrowful Farewell

WASHINGTON — Memories of George H.W. Bush's underappreciated sense of humor drew laughter and brought smiles to the sorrowful mourning of the death of American's 41st president. Presidential historian Jon Meacham recounted how comedian Dana Carvey once said...

Remembering 41: A Quiz on George H.W. Bush

By J. Mark Powell America is saying goodbye to George Herbert Walker Bush. A generation has passed since he left the Oval Office, providing fresh perspective on the 41st president. But how much do you really know about the man who served in ...

Zakaria: Trump’s Blame Game Is Risky Business

The strong reaction to President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their Helsinki summit has yet to abate, despite administration attempts to contain the damage. Washing...