George W. Bush

“We have submitted the issue to the American people and their will is law,” wrote Democrat William Jennings Bryan (pictured here on the campaign trail) in an 1896 telegram to Republican William McKinley.

Why Defeated Presidential Candidates Deliver Concession Speeches

The tradition dates back to 1896, when William Jennings Bryan conceded the election to William McKinley via telegram

George W. Bush’s Paintings of World Leaders to Go On Display at Conservative Conference

The former president’s “Art of Leadership” series features portraits of Merkel, Blair, Putin and other influential politicians

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