Posts Tagged ‘Bush’

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Looking Back, Bush and Cheney Reveal Different Views

December 26, 2008

President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney have been unusually talkative in recent weeks, sharing candid thoughts in a string of exit interviews.

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President Bush Acknowledges U.S. Economy in Recession, Automakers in Serious Trouble

December 5, 2008

george-bush-543.jpgPresident George W. Bush publicly acknowledged for the first time Friday that the U.S. economy is in a recession and worried aloud that Detroit’s Big Three automakers may not all survive their mounting troubles.

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President Bush Says He’s Sorry for Economic Crisis that Has Cut Jobs, 401(k)s (Video)

December 2, 2008

george-bush-529.jpgPresident George W. Bush expressed remorse that the global financial crisis has cost jobs and harmed retirement accounts and said he’ll back more government intervention if needed to ease the recession.

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President Bush: “I Was Unprepared for War”

December 2, 2008

george-bush-530.jpgPresident George W. Bush confessed he was “unprepared for war” and that the lowest point of his presidency was his administration’s mistake on Iraqi weapons of mass destruction.

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Bush Pardons 14, Commutes 2 Prison Sentences

November 25, 2008

george-bush32.jpgPresident George W. Bush has granted pardons to 14 individuals and commuted the prison sentences of two others convicted of misdeeds including drug offenses, tax evasion, wildlife violations and bank embezzlement.

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At Finish, Bush Faith-Based Initiative Gets Mixed Reviews

November 20, 2008

faith-based-initiative.JPGIn the final months of George W. Bush’s presidency, reviews are mixed on the Administration’s Faith-Based and Community Initiative, which has fundamentally altered the government’s strategy to assist America’s poor since 2001.

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Last-Minute Bush Abortion Ruling Sparks Uproar

November 19, 2008

george-bush31.jpgA last-minute Bush administration plan to grant sweeping new protections to health care providers who oppose abortion and other procedures on religious or moral grounds has provoked a torrent of objections, including a strenuous protest from the government agency that enforces job-discrimination laws.

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