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- U.S. Republican Party : One of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; center-right; the elephant is its symbol.
- United States of America : Constitutional republic in North America, has major land borders with Mexico and Canada.
- American conservatism : A diverse mix of political ideologies that share support for market economics, some view of American exceptionalism and, generally, decentralization of government; differing views of individual liberties versus enforcement of morality; in opposition to liberalism, socialism and communism; factions include libertarianism, social conservatism, nativism (politics) and neoconservatism
- 1994 Texas gubernatorial election : Add brief definition or description
- 1998 Texas gubernatorial election : Add brief definition or description
- 2000 United States presidential election : A close election. The electoral college chose George W. Bush, the popular vote chose Al Gore.
- 2004 United States presidential election : Reelection victory of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney (R) over the Democratic slate of John Kerry and John Edwards
- Dick Cheney : (1941–) U.S. Vice President in the George W. Bush Administration and advocate of neoconservatism and unitary Presidential authority; currently a political commentator; U.S. Secretary of Defense in the George H. W. Bush Administration; spouse of Lynne Cheney; father of Liz Cheney
- Laura Bush : Add brief definition or description
- Alberto Gonzales : Add brief definition or description
- Condoleeza Rice : Academic political scientist, then Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and U.S. Secretary of State in the George W. Bush Administration
- Karl Rove : Political consultant to U.S. Republicans; primary political adviser to George W. Bush
- Enemy combatant : The term used by the George W. Bush Administration for individuals it considered ineligible for prisoner of war status rather than "unlawful combatant", the term of the Third Geneva Convention; language explicitly rejected by the Obama Administration
- Office of Legal Counsel : Within the U.S. Department of Justice, the office that gives legal opinions on complex interagency and constitutional matters to the rest of the Executive Branch, including the Counsel to the President and the Attorney General
- Signing statements : Add brief definition or description
- 9/11 Attack : The largest terrorist attack on the continental United States, occurring on September 11, 2001, using hijacked airliners as suicide weapons against major buildings.
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security : An executive (cabinet-level) department of the United States government whose primary mission is to protect the security of the nation.
- Afghanistan War (2001-) : Beginning on October 7, 2001, in response to the 9-11 attacks, military operations against the Taliban and al-Qaeda by United States and NATO forces
- National Security Strategy of the United States of America (2002) : The key public document on national security strategy, issued by the George W. Bush Administration between the 9-11 Attack and the Iraq War
- Preventive war : A doctrine in which an actor uses military force on an opponent who is not believed to be preparing an attack on the actor using prevention, but whose activities, such as taking control of territory or building weapons of mass destruction pose a long-term threat to the critical interests of the actor. The attack may signal the start of a war, or be a strategic move within an existing war.
- Extraordinary rendition, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : Policy, legal interpretation and examples, under the George W. Bush Administration, of extraordinary rendition, U.S., primarily related to the Administration's war on terror
- Extrajudicial detention, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : Policies and practices relevant to detention in intelligence and military facilities, the latter when no prisoner of war status was granted
- Intelligence interrogation, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : The policies and practices authorized for interrogation of suspected terrorists by the United States Department of Defense and the United States intelligence community during the George W. Bush Administration
- Iraq War : Invasion of Iraq by a coalition of countries, led by the United States, in 2003, and subsequent occupation
- Michael Chertoff : President, Chertoff Group (security consulting); of counsel, Wilmer Pickering LLC; Advisory board, America Abroad Media; board member, BaE Systems; Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (2005-2009); Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2003-2005}; Associate Attorney General, Criminal DivisionU.S. Department of Justice (2001–2003); Republican counsel to Senate Whitewater Committee
- Hurricane Katrina : The most economically destructive hurricane to strike the United States, making landfall on 28 August 2005
- Hurricane Rita : Add brief definition or description
- Samuel Alito : Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed in 2006.
- Harriet Miers : Add brief definition or description
- John Roberts : The seventeenth and current Chief Justice of the United States
- Clear Skies Act 2003 : Add brief definition or description
- David Frum : An American conservative author and commentator, who advocates renewal of the conservative movement and U.S. Republican Party, and has written in favor of an aggressive policy against terror, including preventive war; fired in March 2010 as Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute
- State Children's Health Insurance Program : (abbr. SCHIP) United States Department of Health and Human Services program that provides funding for healthcare to families with children. It is designed to cover more children than are covered by Medicaid. It was passed in 1997 and was originally championed by Senator Ted Kennedy. President George W. Bush's administration prevented expansion of the program. In February 2009, President Barack Obama extended the program to cover an additional 4 million children and pregnant women.