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News Archive - February 2007

News releases for February 2007

President George W. Bush offers a tour of the Oval Office to the leaders of military service organizations Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007, following a meeting with the group to thank them for their dedication and commitment in support of America's military and their families at home. White House photo by Eric Draper February 28, 2007
President Bush Meets with Military Service Organizations
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
President to Welcome Prime Minister Helen Clark of New Zealand to the White House
Women's History Month, 2007
American Red Cross Month, 2007
Save Your Vision Week, 2007
 
President George W. Bush looks on as Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice administers the oath of office to Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, in the Benjamin Franklin Room at the U.S. Department of State. Holding the Bible for the ceremonial swearing-in is Dr. Diana Negroponte, wife of Secretary Negroponte.  White House photo by Paul Morse February 27, 2007
President Bush Attends Swearing-In of John Negroponte as Deputy Secretary of State
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Meets with President Saca of El Salvador
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Welcomes the 2006 NBA Champion Miami Heat to the White House
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Vice President's Remarks to the Traveling Press
Interview of a Senior Administration Official by the Traveling Press
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush shakes hands with U.S. Army Major Bruce P. Crandall after awarding Crandall the Medal of Honor in a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, for his extraordinary heroism as a 1st Cavalry helicopter flight commander, completing 22 flights under intense enemy fire to aid troops in the Republic of Vietnam in November 1965. White House photo by Eric Draper February 26, 2007
President Bush Presents the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel Bruce Crandall
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
President Bush Meets with the National Governors Association
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President Bush Signs Antitrust Modernization Commission Extension Act of 2007
President Attends the 2007 Republican Governors Association Gala
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency Relating to Cuba and of the Emergency Authority Relating to the Regulation of the Anchorage and Movement of Vessels
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Irish-American Heritage Month, 2007
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks during the State Dinner in honor of the Nation’s Governors at the White House, Sunday evening, Feb. 25, 2007.  White House photo by Shealah Craighead February 25, 2007
President Bush Hosts State Dinner for the Nation's Governors
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Vice President Dick Cheney and Prime Minister John Howard of Australia stand in the Prime Minister's Sydney office, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, before their joint press availability. White House photo by David Bohrer February 24, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Health Care
Vice President's Remarks with Australian Prime Minister John Howard
President Bush to Welcome King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan
 
President George W. Bush takes part in a demonstration of alternative fuel automobiles on the South Lawn of the White House Friday, Feb. 23, 2007. "But I firmly believe that the goal I laid out, that Americans will use 20 percent less gasoline over the next 10 years is going to be achieved, and here's living proof of how we're going to get there," said the President.  White House photo by Paul Morse February 23, 2007
President Bush Participates in Demonstration of Alternative Fuel Automobiles
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy
Vice President's Remarks to the Australian-American Leadership Dialogue
Fact Sheet: Making Private Health Insurance More Affordable for Low-Income Americans
     Fact sheet President Bush Participates in a Roundtable on Health Care Initiatives in Tennessee
     Fact sheet In Focus: Health Care
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for New York
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Pennsylvania
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Louisiana
Vice President's Remarks with Australian Minister of Defense Brendan Nelson with Australian Defence Force Personnel
Vice President's Remarks at a Breakfast Meeting of the Australian-American Leadership Dialogue
Interview of the Vice President by Greg Sheridan, the Australian
 
President George W. Bush holds a jar of spruce wood chips during a tour of the labs at Novozymes North America, Inc., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007 in Franklinton, N.C., during a demonstration on how cellulosic ethanol can be produced from bio mass materials. White House photo by Paul Morse February 22, 2007
President Bush Participates in Panel on Cellulosic Ethanol
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Harnessing the Power of Technology for a Secure Energy Future
     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy
Fact Sheet: Harnessing the Power of Technology for a Secure Energy Future
     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy
President to Host Annual U.S.-E.U. Summit in Washington, D.C.
     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
Vice President's Remarks at a Rally for the Troops
Vice President's Remarks in a Greeting with the Family of a North Korean Abductee
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Oregon
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush views digital radiology equipment during his tour Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007, at the Erlanger Hospital-Baroness Campus in Chattanooga, Tenn., prior to attending a forum on health care initiatives at the Chattanooga Convention. White House photo by Paul Morse February 21, 2007
President Bush Participates in a Roundtable on Health Care Initiatives in Tennessee
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Helping More Americans Afford Health Insurance
     Fact sheet In Focus: Health Care
President Bush to Welcome President Elias Antonio Saca of the Republic of El Salvador
Setting the Record Straight: Sen. Reid On British Transfer Of Basra Responsibilities To Iraqis
     Fact sheet In Focus: Iraq
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
Vice President's Remarks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the Traveling Press
Vice President's Remarks After a Meeting with Senior United States and Japanese Military Personnel
Vice President's Remarks at a Rally for the Troops
Interview of the Vice President by Jonathan Karl, ABC News
 
President George W. Bush attends the ceremonial swearing-in of Director of National Intelligence J. Michael “Mike” McConnell, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007 at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C., taking his oath of office as McConnell’s wife, Terry, holds the Bible.  White House photo by Paul Morse February 20, 2007
President Bush Attends Swearing-In of Mike McConnell as Director of National Intelligence
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     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
President Bush Discusses Health Care Initiatives
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Health Care
Memorandum for the United States Trade Representative
Message to the Senate of the United States
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush shakes hands with General George Washington, played by actor Dean Malissa, following President Bush’s address at the Mount Vernon Estate, Monday, Feb. 19, 2007 in Mount Vernon, Va., honoring Washington’s 275th birthday. White House photo by Eric Draper February 19, 2007
President Bush Visits Mount Vernon, Honors President Washington's 275th Birthday on President's Day
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     Fact sheet 275th Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington
     Fact sheet George Washington Biography
 
February 17, 2007
Statement on Failure of Senate Procedural Motion
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Health Care
 
President George W. Bush welcomes Panama’s President Martin Torrijos to the Oval Office, Friday, Feb. 16, 2007. White House photo by Eric Draper February 16, 2007
President Bush Meets with President Torrijos of the Republic of Panama
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Meets with Ambassador Ryan Crocker, Ambassador-Designee to Iraq
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
275th Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington
     Fact sheet President Bush Honors President Washington's 275th Birthday on President's Day
     Fact sheet George Washington Biography
Memorandum for the Secretary of Transportation and the Secretary of State
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Statement on Non-Binding House Resolution on Iraq
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush discusses America's commitment in Iraq during a meeting with the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007. "If we were to leave this young democracy before the job is done, there would be chaos, and out of chaos would become vacuums, and into those power vacuums would flow extremists who would be emboldened; extremists who want to find safe haven," said President Bush. White House photo by David Bohrer February 15, 2007
President Bush Discusses Progress in Afghanistan, Global War on Terror
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Increasing Support to Help the People of Afghanistan Succeed
     Fact sheet In Focus: Afghanistan
President's Statement on Fiscal Year 2007 Appropriations
President Bush Signs H.J.Res. 20, Provides FY 2007 Appropriations for the Federal Government
President Bush signs H.R. 434 to Extend Small Business Administration Programs
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush smiles as he responds to a writer's question Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007, during a press conference in the East Room of the White House. The President covered many topics including international issues and bipartisan opportunities. White House photo by Eric Draper February 14, 2007
Press Conference by the President
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President Bush Meets with President Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President's Statement on Second Anniversary of Assassination of Former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Washington
Executive Order Trial of Alien Unlawful Enemy Combatants by Military Commission
Vice President's Remarks at the National Association of Manufacturers Breakfast Meeting
 
President George W. Bush, joined by Mrs. Laura Bush, talks with reporters during a briefing on volunteerism in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, seen with Jean Case, chair of the Presidentís Council on Service and Civic Participation, and Bob Goodwin, president and CEO of Points of the Light Foundation and Volunteer Center National Network.  White House photo by Eric Draper February 13, 2007
President Bush Discusses Volunteerism
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     Fact sheet USA Freedom Corps
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Five Years Of USA Freedom Corps: Celebrating American Service
     Fact sheet Fifth Anniversary of USA Freedom Corps, 2007
President Bush Visits YMCA, Thanks Volunteers
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Five Years Of USA Freedom Corps: Celebrating American Service
Fact Sheet: Five Years Of USA Freedom Corps: Celebrating American Service
     Fact sheet President Bush Discusses Volunteerism
     Fact sheet Fifth Anniversary of USA Freedom Corps, 2007
President and Mrs. Bush Saddened by Death of Congressman Charlie Norwood
Statement by the President on Six Party Talks
     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
 
President George W. Bush, standing with members of the Jackson High School Black History Tour Group of Jackson, Mich., welcomes guests to the East Room of the White House, Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, during the celebration of African American History Month.  White House photo by Eric Draper February 12, 2007
President Bush Celebrates African American History Month
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     Fact sheet National African American History Month, 2007
     Fact sheet African American History
President Bush Meets with President Adamkus of Lithuania
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
Fact Sheet: The Economic Report of the President
     Fact sheet Press Briefing by CEA Chairman Lazear on the 2007 Economic Report of the President
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
Message to the Congress of the United States
Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush thanks David Herbert Donald for his scholarship in preserving the legacy of President Abraham Lincolnís life while at a dinner in honor of the Fordís Theatre Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, in the East Room. "As we approach the bicentennial of President Lincolnís birth," said President Bush, "his words and principles continue to guide our nation." White House photo by Paul Morse February 11, 2007
President Bush Attends Ford's Theatre Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration
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     Fact sheet Guest List for the Ford's Theatre Celebration Dinner
     Fact sheet Guest List for the Entertainment for Ford's Theatre Dinner
     Fact sheet Menu for the Ford's Theatre Celebration Dinner
 
February 10, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy
 
February 9, 2007
President Bush to Welcome President Sirleaf of the Republic of Liberia
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Memorandum for the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Illinois
 
President George W. Bush gestures during a briefing Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007 at the Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C., on the status of DHS's priorities, especially those relating to the War on Terror. White House photo by Paul Morse February 8, 2007
President Bush Discusses Department of Homeland Security Priorities
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Homeland Security
     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
President Bush Pleased with Senate Confirmation of Key National Security Leaders
President and Mrs. Bush to Travel to Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala, and Mexico
     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Florida
President Signs H.R. 188
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
The Rest of the Story: Gen. Pace And Sec. Gates Discuss The Importance Of Congressional Support For Our Mission In Iraq
 
President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush participate in a roundtable discussion about his National Parks Centennial Initiative during a visit to Shenandoah National Park in Luray, Va., with Mrs. Laura Bush and Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007.  White House photo by Paul Morse February 7, 2007
President Bush Discusses the National Parks Centennial Initiative
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: The National Parks Centennial Initiative
     Fact sheet In Focus: Environment
President and Mrs. Bush Participate in Roundtable on the National Parks Centennial Initiative
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: The National Parks Centennial Initiative
     Fact sheet In Focus: Environment
Homeland Security Presidential Directive/HSPD-18
Open Letter on the President's Position on Climate Change
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush gestures as he addresses the employees at Micron Technology Virginia in Manassas, Va., Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, on fiscal responsibility and the fiscal year 2008 budget.  White House photo by Paul Morse February 6, 2007
President Bush Discusses Fiscal Responsibility
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Balancing the Budget Without Raising Taxes
     Fact sheet In Focus: Budget 2008
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
President Bush Creates a Department of Defense Unified Combatant Command for Africa
Message to the Congress of the United States
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in Côte d'Ivoire
 
President George W. Bush talks with the media during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room Monday, Feb. 5, 2007. "I appreciate my Cabinet joining me today as we discussed our budget," said the President. "Today we submit a budget to the United States Congress that shows we can balance the budget in five years without raising taxes."  White House photo by David Bohrer February 5, 2007
President Bush Meets with the Cabinet
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Budget Management
     Fact sheet State by State Budget Information
Press Briefing by OMB Director Rob Portman on the President's Fiscal Year 2008 Budget
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Budget 2008
     PDF Link 2008 Budget Fact Sheets
     PDF Link Budget Charts
Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense
Message to the Congress of the United States
 
President George W. Bush addresses an audience Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at the House Democratic Caucus Issues Conference in Williamsburg, Va. White House photo by Shealah Craighead February 3, 2007
President Bush Attends House Democratic Caucus Issues Conference
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President Bush Meets with House Democratic Members in Williamsburg
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President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
Statement on Atrocity in Baghdad
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Florida
 
President George W. Bush receives a personalized team sweater from the Carolina Hurricane's team captain, Rod Brind'Amour, as the team was honored Friday, Feb. 2, 2007, at the White House for winning the 2006 Stanley Cup. White House photo by Paul Morse February 2, 2007
President Bush Welcomes Stanley Cup Champion Carolina Hurricanes
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Finalizes Report
     Fact sheet Office of Science and Technology Policy
     Fact sheet In Focus: Environment
President Bush Signs the House Page Board Revision Act of 2007
Fact Sheet: Job Creation Continues - More Than 7.4 Million Jobs Created Since August 2003
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
National Consumer Protection Week, 2007
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush speaks at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007. Laura Bush, not pictured, also attended the event. White House photo by Eric Draper February 1, 2007
President Bush Attends National Prayer Breakfast
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President and Mrs. Bush Discuss Childhood Obesity
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Encouraging Child Fitness
Fact Sheet: Encouraging Child Fitness
     Fact sheet President and Mrs. Bush Discuss Childhood Obesity
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance to Beaver, Cimarron, and Texas Counties, Oklahoma
President's Statement on Senate Passage of Minimum Wage Increase and Small Business Tax Relief
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Oklahoma
President's Statement on Senate Passage of Minimum Wage Increase and Small Business Tax Relief
President Bush to Welcome President Martin Torrijos of the Republic of Panama
American Heart Month, 2007