Tribpedia: George W. Bush

George W. Bush was the 46th Governor of Texas and the 43rd President of the United States. 

He became the Governor of Texas after defeating Gov. Ann Richards in 1994.  He was reelected in 1998 with a record 69 percent of the vote.  He defeated Vice President Al Gore in 2000 to become President of the United States.  He was reelected, defeating Sen. John Kerry, in 2004.

He is the son of former President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush.

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Former President George W. Bush hugs Laura Bush at the topping out ceremony for the George Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University on October 3, 2011.
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings shakes Chief of Police David Brown's hand as former President Bush, President Obama, their wives, U.S. Sens. Cornyn and Cruz and others applaud on July 12, 2016.
The framing of the three-story Freedom Tower is shown during a construction tour of the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University on October 3, 2011. New York architect Robert A.M. Stern points to the location of the Oval Office replica on the rendering of the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University on October 3, 2011. The speaker's podium at the outdoor "topping out" ceremony for the George Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University on October 3, 2011. Former President George W. Bush speaks at the "topping out" ceremony at the construction site of the George Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University on October 3, 2011. Former President George W. Bush hugs Laura Bush at the topping out ceremony for the George Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University of October 3, 2011. Local students gather in front of the residence of former US President George W. Bush after hearing news of Osama bin Laden's death Texas Gubernatorial Term Lengths: 1846-2011 Ground breaking ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Library on the campus of Southern Methodist University. Former White House Legal Advisor Jack Goldsmith

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