George W. Bush Uses Golf Tournament to Help Wounded Vets

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_90cdabc80b.jpgABC News (IRVING, Texas) -- Former President George W. Bush on Friday kicks off the third annual Warrior Open golf tournament that features 24 wounded combat veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. The annual event is one of Bush's few public outings as he's enjoyed a busy private life that recently included a health scare and the birth of his first grandchild.

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GOPers Clash on Senate Floor Over Government Shutdown

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_b94d35de62.jpgHugh Griffith/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Tension spilled over on the Senate floor Thursday as lawmakers squabbled over the timing of a vote to avert a government shutdown. But it wasn’t a Democrat vs. Republican fight. It was Republican vs. Republican.

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Bill Clinton Calls Parts of House GOP Debt Proposal ‘Chilling,’ ‘Spiteful’

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_38edd00c1c.jpgJoe Scarnici/Getty Images for TRANS4M (NEW YORK) -- During an interview for This Week airing Sunday, former President Bill Clinton called parts of the reported House GOP proposal to raise the debt ceiling “chilling” and “almost spiteful” in the way that it would impact low-income Americans.

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Wendy Davis to Run for Governor of Texas

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_957571c542.jpgWin McNamee/Getty Images (AUSTIN, Texas) -- Wendy Davis, the Texas state senator who catapulted from obscurity to fame with her more than 11-hour filibuster, will run for governor, according to Texas and Democratic Party officials. Davis began informing Democratic officials in D.C. and Texas of her decision Thursday, but a formal announcement is planned for Oct. 3 in Texas.

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Cory Booker Campaign Unshaken by Twitter Banter with Stripper

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_e1ee06e579.jpgCindy Ord/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Cory Booker’s senatorial campaign is shrugging off revelations that the constantly-tweeting Newark mayor had Twitter exchanges, including direct messages, with a Portland stripper. The Twitter banter between the stripper, Lynsie Lee, who works at a vegan strip club called Caso Diablo, and Booker were first reported by Buzzfeed Wednesday.

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