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News Archive - March 2007

News releases for March 2007

President George W. Bush and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva shake hands at the conclusion of their joint news conference Saturday, March 31, 2007, at Camp David. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian March 31, 2007
President Bush Welcomes President Lula of Brazil to Camp David
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     Fact sheet Joint Statement on the Occasion of the Visit by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to Camp David
     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
Joint Statement on the Occasion of the Visit by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to Camp David
     Fact sheet President Bush Welcomes President Lula of Brazil to Camp David
     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
     Fact sheet In Focus: Budget Management
 
President George W. Bush addresses the medical personnel of Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Friday, March 30, 2007 in Washington, D.C., thanking them for providing extraordinary health care to the people who wear the uniform. President Bush also visited with patients and their family members on his visit to the medical facility. White House photo by Eric Draper March 30, 2007
President Bush Visits Troops at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
Cancer Control Month, 2007
President Bush to Welcome President Alan Garcia of Peru to White House
Setting the Record Straight: Democrats Are Delaying Funding For Our Troops
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
The Rest of the Story: CRS Memo Acknowledges the Challenges Facing the Army
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Notice of Intention to Enter Into a Free Trade Agreement with Panama
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Georgia
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Alabama
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Iowa
 
President George W. Bush is surrounded by members of the House Republican Conference on the steps of the North Portico Thursday, March 29, 2007, as he delivers a statement on the budget and the emergency supplemental after meeting with the group. Said the President, "We stand united in saying loud and clear that when we've got a troop in harm's way, we expect that troop to be fully funded; and we've got commanders making tough decisions on the ground, we expect there to be no strings on our commanders; and that we expect the Congress to be wise about how they spend the people's money."  White House photo by Eric Draper March 29, 2007
President Bush Discusses the Budget and the Emergency Supplemental
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President Bush Participates in Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring the Tuskegee Airmen
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     Fact sheet Photo Essay
     Fact sheet African American History
     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
Presidential Delegation to Travel to Dakar, Senegal to Attend the Inauguration of President Abdoulaye Wade
Text of a Letter from the President to the House and Senate Committees on Armed Services and the Committees on Foreign Relations, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Nomination Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Wednesday, March 28, 2007 in Washington, D.C., speaking on the strength of the economy and the need to stay resolved and firm in protecting the security of the United States. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian March 28, 2007
President Bush Discusses Economy, War on Terror During Remarks to the National Cattlemen's Beef Association
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs and Economy
     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
President Bush Attends Radio and Television Correspondents' Annual Dinner
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The Rest Of The Story: Gen. McCaffrey's Iraq Report Includes Optimism
President Bush Signs H.R. 1129
National Donate Life Month, 2007
Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush and Secretary of Energy Sam Bodman listen to Mark Chernoby as the Vice President of Advance Vehicle Engineering at DaimlerChrysler describes the FedEx Pilot Program Plug-in Hybrid Sprinter during the President's visit Tuesday, March 27, 2007, to the U.S. Postal Service Vehicle Maintenance Facility in Washington, D.C. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian March 27, 2007
President Bush Participates in Demonstration of Alternative Fuel Vehicles at U.S. Postal Service Facility
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Twenty in Ten: Powering Large Vehicle Fleets with Alternative Fuels
     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy
President Bush's Statement on Tony Snow's Cancer Recurrence
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President Bush Disappointed by Senate Vote on Iraq War Supplemental
Statement on Egyptian Referendum Vote
Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A., 2007
National Child Abuse Prevention Month, 2007
 
President George W. Bush talks to the media after a demonstration Monday, March 26, 2007, of alternative fuel vehicles on the South Lawn drive of the White House. Standing with him from left, are: Rick Wagoner, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Corporation; Alan Mulally, President and CEO, Ford Motor Company; Tom LaSorda, President and CEO, DaimlerChrysler Corporation, and Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian March 26, 2007
President Bush Participates in Demonstration of Alternative Fuel Vehicles with CEOs of Ford, General Motors and DaimlerChrysler
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
March 24, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
 
President George W. Bush discusses the Iraq War Emergency Supplemental with the press in the Diplomatic Reception Room Friday, March 23, 2007. "Today's action in the House does only one thing: it delays the delivering of vital resources for our troops," said President Bush. White House photo by Eric Draper March 23, 2007
President Bush Discusses Iraq War Emergency Supplemental
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President Bush Hosts Celebration of Greek Independence Day at the White House
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     Fact sheet Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy, 2007
President Bush Signs H.R. 584, Designates U.S. Department of Education as the Lyndon Baines Johnson Federal Building
     Fact sheet President Lyndon B. Johnson
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush takes part in a roundtable with Iraq provincial reconstruction team leaders in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building Thursday, March 22, 2007. "We don't want you to go into Iraq and then have unnecessary strings placed upon the money so you can't do your job," said the President to the press. "Congress needs to get their business done quickly, get the monies we've requested funded, and let our folks on the ground do the job." White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian March 22, 2007
President Bush Meets with Iraq Provincial Reconstruction Team Leaders
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Expanding Provincial Reconstruction Teams to Achieve Iraqi Self Reliance
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush welcomes Prime Minister Helen Clark of New Zealand to the Oval Office Wednesday, March 21, 2007. White House photo by Eric Draper March 21, 2007
President Bush Welcomes Prime Minister Clark of New Zealand to the White House
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Signs H.R. 342 and H.R. 544
Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy, 2007
     Fact sheet President Bush Hosts Celebration of Greek Independence Day at the White House
Personnel Announcement
 
With a backdrop of new vehicles still on the line, President George W. Bush delivers remarks Tuesday, March 20, 2007, on energy initiatives during a tour of the Ford Motor Company - Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Missouri. Said the President, " I believe that -- I call it Twenty Ten; in other words, reduce gasoline usage by 20 percent over 10 years. And I'm looking forward to working with both Republicans and Democrats to get it done."  White House photo by Eric Draper March 20, 2007
President Bush Discusses Energy Initiatives in Missouri
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Twenty In Ten: Reducing America's Dependence on Oil
     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy
President Bush Addresses Resignations of U.S. Attorneys
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     Fact sheet White House Counsel's Letter Regarding U.S. Attorneys
Presidential Message on Nowruz Celebrations
To Implement Modifications to the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the African Growth and Opportunity Act and for Other Purposes
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Message to the Congress of the United States
Message to the Congress of the United States
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush delivers a statement Monday, March 19, 2007, on the fourth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. Said the President, "As Iraqis work to keep their commitments, we have important commitments of our own."  White House photo by Eric Draper March 19, 2007
President Bush Discusses Fourth Anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Four Years Later: New Strategy Requires Patience and Determination
     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki Discuss Baghdad Security Plan
President Bush Welcomes the 2006 NCAA Football Champion Florida Gators to the White House
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President and Mrs. Bush Saddened by the Death of Ray Nasher
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
March 17, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
 
President George W. Bush is presented with a bowl of shamrocks by Ireland's Prime Minister Bertie Ahern at a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, March 16, 2007. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian March 16, 2007
President Bush and Prime Minister Bertie Ahern of Ireland Participate in Shamrock Ceremony
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Meets with the President's Commission on Care for America's Returning Wounded Warriors
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
Statement on President Abdoulaye Wade's Re-Election in Senegal
Fact Sheet: Four Years Later: New Strategy Requires Patience and Determination
     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
National Poison Prevention Week, 2007
 
President George W. Bush welcomes Vice President Adil Abd Al-Mahdi of Iraq to the Oval Office Thursday, March 15, 2007. White House photo by Eric Draper March 15, 2007
President Bush Meets with Vice President Adil Abd Al-Mahdi of Iraq
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     Fact sheet Renewal in Iraq
President Bush Signs H.R. 521
Remarks by the President at the National Republican Congressional Committee Dinner
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush and Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon appear together Wednesday, March 14, 2007 in Merida, Mexico, during a joint news conference. Mexico is the last stop on President Bush’s five country visit to Latin America.  White House photo by Paul Morse March 14, 2007
President Bush and President Calderón Participate in a Joint Press Availability
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
Joint U.S.-Mexico Communiqué
     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
President Bush Meets with Training, Internships, Exchanges and Scholarship (TIES) Recipients
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Iowa
 
President George W. Bush exchanges handshakes with Felipe Calderon, President of Mexico, during the arrival ceremonies Tuesday, March 13, 2007, welcoming the President and Mrs. Bush to the country. President Calderon told the President, "Mr. President, I have no doubt that together our governments will move forward in the generation of new opportunities of well-being and prosperity for our nations. Please feel very, very welcome to Mexico." White House photo by Paul Morse March 13, 2007
President Bush and President Calderón Participate in Arrival Ceremony
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
President Bush and President Calderón of Mexico Exchange Luncheon Toasts
     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
President Bush and President Calderón of Mexico Exchange Dinner Toasts
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
Vice President's Remarks at the 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Ceremony
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for California
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Indiana
 
President George W. Bush delivers a point during a joint press availability Monday, March 12, 2007, with Guatemalan President Oscar Berger at the Palacio Nacional de la Cultura in Guatemala City. The President and Mrs. Bush joined the Bergers for dinner before departing Monday evening for Mexico. White House photo by Paul Morse March 12, 2007
President Bush and President Berger of Guatemala Participate in Joint Press Availability
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
President Bush and President Berger of Guatemala Participate in Arrival Ceremony
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
President Bush Visits Labradores Mayas
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush and President Alvaro Uribe address the press Sunday, March 11, 2007, in Bogotá, Colombia. White House photo by Paul Morse March 11, 2007
President Bush and President Uribe of Colombia Participate in a Joint Press Availability
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
President Bush and President Uribe of Colombia Exchange Toasts
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
President Bush Participates in Roundtable on Afro-Colombian Outreach
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
 
President George W. Bush shakes hands with President Tabare Vazquez of Uruguay after a joint press availability Saturday, March 10, 2007, at Estancia Anchorena, the President's retreat, in Colonia. White House photo by Eric Draper March 10, 2007
President Bush and President Vázquez of Uruguay Participate in Joint Press Availability
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: President's Trip to Latin America
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
 
President George W. Bush and President Lula of Brazil discuss biofuel technology during a joint press conference at Petrobras Transporte S.A. Facility Friday, March 9, 2007, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. "And so I'm very much in favor of promoting the technologies that will enable ethanol and biodiesel to remain competitive, and therefore, affordable to the people in our respective countries and around our neighborhoods," said President Bush.  White House photo by Paul Morse March 9, 2007
President Bush and President Lula of Brazil Discuss Biofuel Technology
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
President Bush Participates in a Joint Press Availability with President Lula of Brazil
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     Fact sheet President's Visit to Latin America
President Bush Participates in a Community Roundtable in Brazil
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
Fact Sheet: The President's Commission on Care for America's Returning Wounded Warriors
     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
Fact Sheet: Job Creation Continues - More Than 7.5 Million Jobs Created Since August 2003
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
President Bush to Welcome Prime Minister Ahern of Ireland
Vice President Meets with President Vaclav Klaus of the Czech Republic
Message to the Congress of the United States
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Iran
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush waves from the steps of Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, March 8, 2007, as he departs for a six-day trip to Latin America. White House photo by David Bohrer March 8, 2007
President Signs H.R. 49, H.R. 335, H.R. 433, H.R. 514, and H.R. 577
 
President George W. Bush meets with former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole and former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala in the Oval Office, Wednesday, March 7, 2007, who will co-chair the President’s Commission on Care for America’s Returning Wounded Warriors.  White House photo by Eric Draper March 7, 2007
President Bush Meets with Co-Chairs of the President's Commission on Care for America's Returning Wounded Warriors
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Taking Care of America's Returning Wounded Warriors
     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
Executive Order: Extending Privileges and Immunities to the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations
Interview of the President by Juan Carlos Lopez, CNN En Español
     Fact sheet President's Visit to Latin America
Interview of the President by Enrique Gratas, Univision
     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
Interview of the President by Natalia Orozco, RCN TV of Colombia
     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush addresses the American Legion 47th National Conference, Tuesday, March 6, 2007, in Washington, D.C. President Bush in his address said, "You know America can overcome any challenge or any difficulty. You know America's brightest days are still ahead. And you know that nothing we say here -- no speech, or vote, or resolution in the United States Congress -- means more to the future of our country than the men and women who wake up every morning and put on the uniform of our country and defend the United States of America."  White House photo by Eric Draper March 6, 2007
President Bush Discusses Care for America's Returning Wounded Warriors, War on Terror at American Legion
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Pursuing a Strategy for Success in Iraq
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Taking Care of America's Returning Wounded Warriors
     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
Executive Order: Establishing a Commission on Care for America's Returning Wounded Warriors and a Task Force on Returning Global War on Terror Heroes
Roundtable Interview of the President by Foreign Print Journalists
     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
Vice President's Statement on Libby Verdict
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks to United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, speaking on Western Hemisphere policy, Monday, March 5, 2007 in Washington, D.C. President Bush travels to Latin America later this week.  White House photo by Paul Morse March 5, 2007
President Bush Discusses Western Hemisphere Policy
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Advancing the Cause of Social Justice in the Western Hemisphere
     Fact sheet President's Trip to Latin America
     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
Vice President's Remarks to the VFW National Legislative Conference
Memorandum for the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Commerce, the Director of National Intelligence
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush talks with the media after walking through the tornado damage at Enterprise High School in Enterprise, Ala., Saturday, March 3, 2007. "And today I have walked through devastation that's hard to describe," said the President. "Our thoughts, of course, go out to the students who perished. We thank God for the hundreds who lived." White House photo by Paul Morse March 3, 2007
President Bush Tours Storm Devastation at Enterprise High School in Alabama
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President Bush Views Tornado Damage in Alabama
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     Fact sheet Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Alabama
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Alabama
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Georgia
 
President George W. Bush is joined by Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, center, and Indiana Congressman Baron Hill, at left, as they pose for a photo with students and teachers Teri Sanders and Tammy Persinger in the fifth grade U.S. History class at the Silver Street Elementary School in New Albany, Ind., Friday, March 2, 2007.  White House photo by Eric Draper March 2, 2007
President Bush Discusses No Child Left Behind Reauthorization
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: The No Child Left Behind Act: Preparing Our Nation's Students to Succeed
     Fact sheet In Focus: Education
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
President Bush to Welcome President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil to Camp David
Fact Sheet: Fulfilling the President's Vision for the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument
     Fact sheet Mrs. Bush's Remarks at the Announcement of the Native Hawaiian Name for the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument
Remarks by the President at McConnell for Senate and National Republican Senatorial Committee Dinner
Amending Proclamation 8031 of June 15, 2006, to Read, "Establishment of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument"
 
President George W. Bush meets with New Orleans Upper Ninth Ward resident Ethel Williams, left, and her daughter, Wanda, following a lunch meeting Thursday, March 1, 2007 in New Orleans with city and state officials, to talk about the rebuilding progress of areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina. President Bush met Ethel Williams and toured her hurricane damaged home in April 2006. White House photo by Eric Draper March 1, 2007
President Bush Meets with Elected Officials and Community Leaders in Louisiana
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Hurricane Katrina
President Bush Meets with Mississippi Elected Officials and Community Leaders
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Hurricane Katrina
Fact Sheet: Working with State and Local Leaders to Help Rebuild the Gulf Coast
     Fact sheet In Focus: Hurricane Katrina
President Bush Meets with Gulf Coast Grant Recipients
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Hurricane Katrina
President Bush Visits Samuel J. Green Charter School
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Hurricane Katrina
     Fact sheet In Focus: Education
Presidential Delegation to Accra, Ghana for the 50th Anniversary of Independence
President and Mrs. Bush Saddened by Loss of Mario Chanes de Armas
The White House Announces Regional Finalists for the 2007-2008 White House Fellowships
     Fact sheet White House Fellows
Vice President's Remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference
Implementation of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement with Respect to the Dominican Republic and for Other Purposes
Message to the Congress of the United States
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Zimbabwe
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Personnel Announcement