Bush's Big week: How I Earned My Summer Vacation

Getting ready for a vacation can be so hectic. It certainly was for George W. Bush last week. While Laura Bush left the White House early to get the ranch in Crawford, Texas, ready for a month-long holiday (one of the longest in presidential history), the President rushed through some last-minute errands. He didn't have to worry about canceling the papers or stopping the mail. He did have to resuscitate his education plan, persuade lawmakers to vote for his industry-friendly energy proposals and get his preferred version of HMO reform through the House. And so a President not known for working...

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