Though the pair was all smiles on the campaign trail, fear and loathing were imminent.
The legendary senator always came with his own baggage, but rarely was that illustrated so literally.
We tagged along with the soon–to–be First Couple, as well as their extended family, on the campaign trail and to their Plains, Georgia, home.
Often criticized for lacking what he called “the vision thing,” the elder Bush seemed adept at the dog-in-pool thing.
More than two decades before he became the nation’s ultimate decider,” Dubya was still just a Texas oilman.
W paid a visit to the couple just before they were swept into the White House. “We each have our own sense of style,” Nancy said. We’re guessing the horse-drawn buggy was his idea.
A year after leaving Washington, the family relaxed on Massachusetts’s Martha’s Vineyard.
Ted Kennedy’s niece, a journalist and longtime policy advocate for women, was profiled in W during then husband Arnold Schwarzenegger’s inaugural run as “governator” of California.
The California senator (and then newly minted novelist) wore the pants in her Capitol Hill office.
The First Lady, here with Jason Wu, who designed her inauguration gown, attended a Smithsonian ceremony to donate the dress.