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Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Quoted: Jenna Bush on Laura’s election night habit


Jenna and Laura Bush in New York last year. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)



“She has a little bit of an O.C.D. issue, so when she’s stressed, she cleans.”




Jenna Bush Hager explaining why her mother was seen busying herself washing dishes during the nailbiting 2000 recount. The political scion-turned-“Today” correspondent helped Matt Lauer fill the early news-less hours of Tuesday by sharing recollections of Bush family Election Days past: She cried at age 10 when “Gampy” lost to Clinton; was bummed when her dad messed up her freshman year of college by running in 2000; but was relieved when he won reelection in 2004. See video. . . .

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