2004 Election: Savoring Victory, Family-Style

Former President George H.W. Bush was in the White House when the tally of his son's victory came through, and while he could feel the pride, his public demeanor was as controlled as it had been throughout the knife-edge campaign. "Our lives have never ended in the White House," he explained during the heat of the campaign's final days. "We don't live and die for the limelight or the head table or the plaque. George didn't think about losing, never discussed what it would be like to lose."

Now that another great victory is a reality, the issue of the Bush...

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