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NEW ORLEANS -- Former presidents George H.W. Bush and William J. Clinton -- unlikely collaborators in a shared campaign -- promoted their fundraising efforts for hurricane-hit Gulf Coast communities and supplied some comic relief, too, as they took center stage Saturday at a National Association of Realtors conference in New Orleans. Bush has not been a stranger to the housing market -- he has lived in about 30 homes during his 60 years of marriage. "Barbara likes to say, 'Thirty houses in 60 years (of marriage) means you can never hold a job,'" Bush joked, noting that he lost one of those houses -- the White House -- in 1992 when Clinton came along. His first house cost $8,000, "which these days probably doesn't even cover the commission you guys charge," he quipped. He also tossed out...