First Lady Laura Bush addresses the Republican National Convention at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., on Monday.
First Lady Laura Bush addresses the Republican National Convention at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., on Monday. Brian Baer / Sacramento Bee / MCT
First Lady Laura Bush addresses the Republican National Convention at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., on Monday. Brian Baer / Sacramento Bee / MCT

Absence of Bush and Cheney cheers Republican delegates

September 01, 2008 6:15 PM