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News Archive - November 2007

News releases for November 2007

In recognition of World AIDS Day, President George W. Bush delivers a statement Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, after he and Mrs. Laura Bush participated in a roundtable in Mount Airy, Md., with faith-based groups regarding their roles in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 30, 2007
President Bush Discusses World AIDS Day
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: World AIDS Day 2007
Fact Sheet: World AIDS Day 2007
     Fact sheet In Focus: HIV/AIDS
National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, 2007
Statement by the Press Secretary
Personnel Announcement
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Indiana
 
President George W. Bush is joined at the Pentagon Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Gen. James Cartwright, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as he delivers a statement after briefings at the Department of Defense.  White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 29, 2007
President Bush Receives Briefings at Department of Defense
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President Bush Meets with President Saca of El Salvador
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Just the Facts: 2007 War Funding by the Numbers
     Fact sheet In Focus: Iraq
     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
Joint Press Release of the Council of Economic Advisers, the Department of the Treasury, and the Office of Management and Budget
President and Mrs. Bush Deeply Saddened by the Death of Henry Hyde
Press Briefing on the Administration's Economic Forecast by CEA Chairman Ed Lazear
World AIDS Day, 2007
     Fact sheet In Focus: HIV/AIDS
 
President George W. Bush is flanked by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, left, of Israel, and President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority, as they wave for the cameras Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007, after a statement in the Rose Garden regarding the Annapolis Conference.  White House photo by Eric Draper November 28, 2007
President Bush Makes Remarks on Annapolis Conference
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Peace in the Middle East
President's Statement on Resignation of Al Hubbard
Statement by the President on Energy Security and Climate Change
     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy
     Fact sheet In Focus: Environment
Executive Order: Establishing An Emergency Board to Investigate Disputes Between the National Railroad Passenger Corporation and Certain of Its Employees Represented by Certain Labor Organizations
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Personnel Announcement
Remarks by National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley on the Middle East and Freedom Agenda
 
President George W. Bush reads from a joint statement by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in which the leaders pledged to resume Mideast peace talks. The statement came during the Annapolis Conference in Annapolis, Maryland, and read, in part: "We express our determination to bring an end to bloodshed, suffering and decades of conflict between our peoples; to usher in a new era of peace, based on freedom, security, justice, dignity, respect and mutual recognition; to propagate a culture of peace and nonviolence; to confront terrorism and incitement, whether committed by Palestinians or Israelis." White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 27, 2007
President Bush Attends Annapolis Conference
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     Fact sheet Joint Understanding Read by President Bush at Annapolis Conference
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush is joined by Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, center, via video teleconference Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, in signing the U.S.-Iraq Declaration of Principles for Friendship and Cooperation. The declaration is a shared statement of intent that establishes common principles to frame the future relationship between the two countries. White House photo by Eric Draper November 26, 2007
President Bush Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Olmert
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President Bush Meets with President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority
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President Bush Attends Secretary of State's Dinner with Annapolis Conference Participants
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Fact Sheet: U.S.-Iraq Declaration of Principles for Friendship and Cooperation
Statement by the President on Russia
President Bush Congratulates Trent Lott on Senate Career
Declaration of Principles for a Long-Term Relationship of Cooperation and Friendship Between the Republic of Iraq and the United States of America
     Fact sheet In Focus: Iraq
Statement on Vice President Cheney's Medical Procedure
 
November 25, 2007
Statement by the President
 
November 24, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Thanksgiving 2007
 
President George W. Bush talks to troops from Camp David, Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007. The President phoned members of the Armed Forces who are stationed overseas to wish them a happy Thanksgiving and thank them for their service to our Nation. White House photo by Eric Draper November 22, 2007
President Bush Makes Thanksgiving Day Calls to Members of the Armed Forces
     Fact sheet Thanksgiving 2007
 
November 21, 2007
Personnel Announcement
Thanksgiving Menu at Camp David
 
President George W. Bush stands over May, the 2007 National Thanksgiving Turkey, as the turkey becomes the center of focus for the White House media during the Pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, in the Rose Garden of the White House. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian November 20, 2007
President Bush Pardons "May and Flower" in National Thanksgiving Turkey Ceremony
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     Fact sheet Thanksgiving 2007
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
President George W. Bush talks with 85-year-old Doris Lewis Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, during a stop at the Central Virginia Community Food Bank in Richmond, Va. "You have a sweet heart," the President told the volunteer, who was celebrating her birthday at the warehouse. White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 19, 2007
President Bush Offers Thanksgiving Greetings
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     Fact sheet Thanksgiving 2007
President's Statement on Resignation of Frances Fragos Townsend
President Bush Signs S. 2206 Into Law
Executive Order: President Bush Designates The ITER International Fusion Energy Organization As a Public International Organization
 
November 17, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet Thanksgiving 2007
President and Mrs. Bush Extend Condolences to Victims of Cyclone Sidr in Bangladesh
 
As Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda of Japan looks on, President George W. Bush makes remarks during a joint statement Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, in the Cross Hall of the White House. Said the President, "The alliance between our two countries is rooted deeply in our strong commitments to freedom and democracy." White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 16, 2007
President Bush and Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda of Japan in Joint Statements
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: U.S.-Japan Cooperation on Energy Security, Clean Development, and Climate Change
President Bush and Mrs. Bush Mark National Adoption Day
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     Fact sheet National Adoption Month, 2007
President Bush to Welcome President Elias Antonio “Tony” Saca of El Salvador to the White House
Fact Sheet: U.S.-Japan Cooperation on Energy Security, Clean Development, and Climate Change
     Fact sheet President Bush and Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda of Japan in Joint Statements
Personnel Announcement
Nomination Sent to the Senate
National Farm-City Week, 2007
President Bush Signs H.R. 2602 and S.J.Res. 7 into Law
Just the Facts: Circuit Court Confirmation Delays by the Numbers
National Family Week, 2007
Press Briefing Via Conference Call by Senior Administration Officials on IPCC Report
 
Flanked by Secretary Mary Peters, Department of Transportation, and Bobby Sturgell, Acting FAA Administrator, President George W. Bush delivers a statement on aviation congestion Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 15, 2007
President Bush Discusses Aviation Congestion
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     Fact sheet Press Briefing by Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters and FAA Acting Vice President of Systems Operations Nancy Kalinowski on Aviation Congestion
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Taking Administrative Action to Address Air Traffic Delays
President and Mrs. Bush Attend the Presentation of the 2007 National Medals of Arts and National Humanities Medals
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President Bush Delivers Remarks at Federalist Society's 25th Annual Gala
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Fact Sheet: Taking Administrative Action to Address Air Traffic Delays
     Fact sheet President Bush Discusses Aviation Congestion
President Bush Signs H.R. 2546 into Law
Thanksgiving Day, 2007
     Fact sheet In Focus: Thanksgiving 2007
America Recycles Day, 2007
     Fact sheet In Focus: Environment
Personnel Announcement
     Fact sheet In Focus: Judicial Nominations
Personnel Announcement
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Nominations Sent to the Senate
     Fact sheet In Focus: Judicial Nominees
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
President George W. Bush attends the swearing in of Attorney General Michael Mukasey Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007, at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts conducted the ceremony."The Attorney General must run the world's largest law firm, and the central agency for enforcement of our federal laws," said President Bush. "He must aggressively prosecute gun criminals and drug dealers, hold corporate wrongdoers to account, protect victims of child abuse and domestic violence, and uphold the civil rights of every American." White House photo by Eric Draper November 14, 2007
President Bush Attends Ceremonial Swearing-In of Judge Michael Mukasey
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Judicial Nominees
President Bush to Welcome First Minister of Northern Ireland Dr. Ian Paisley and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness to the White House
Statement by the Press Secretary
President Bush Announces 2007 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal Recipients
Setting the Record Straight: President Bush Is Working to Keep Taxes Low for All Americans
     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
Fact Sheet: Chairman Leahy's FISA Modernization Substitute: A Step Back for Our Nation's Security
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
President George W. Bush shares a toast with Alma Powell, left, wife of former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Tuesday evening, Nov. 13, 2007 in the State Dining Room of White House, during a social dinner in honor of America's Promise-The Alliance for Youth. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian November 13, 2007
President Bush Visits Indiana, Discusses Budget
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President Bush Honors America's Promise - The Alliance For Youth
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President Bush Visits with Business and Community Leaders
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President Bush To Welcome Salva Kiir, First Vice President of the Government of National Unity of Sudan and President of the Government of Southern Sudan
President Bush Signs H.R. 2779 and H.R. 3222 into Law
President Bush Vetoes the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
Statement by the President
Executive Order: Improving Government Program Performance
 
November 12, 2007
President Bush To Welcome Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda of Japan
Press Gaggle by Dana Perino
 
President George W. Bush stands during the playing of the National Anthem during a Fallen Soldiers National Memorial Ceremony at the American Legion Post 121 in Waco, Texas Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007. White House photo by Eric Draper November 11, 2007
President Bush Marks Veterans Day at National Fallen Soldiers Memorial Ceremony
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
 
President George W. Bush speaks during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Bush Ranch in Crawford, Texas, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007. White House photo by Shealah Craighead November 10, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
President Bush and Chancellor Merkel of Germany Participate in a Joint Press Availability
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
Statement by the Press Secretary
Press Briefing by National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley on Meetings Between President Bush and Chancellor Merkel
 
President George W. Bush waves as he drives German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Mrs. Laura Bush and Merkel’s husband, Dr. Joachim Sauer, following the Merkel’s arrival to the Bush ranch in Crawford, Texas, Friday, Nov. 9, 2007. White House photo by Shealah Craighead November 9, 2007
President Bush Welcomes German Chancellor Merkel
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President Bush Pleased by Senate Confirmation of Judge Michael Mukasey as Attorney General
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Michael Mukasey: A Strong Attorney General
Message to the Congress of the United States
Message to the Congress of the United States
Notice: Continuation of Emergency Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Iran
Press Gaggle by Gordon Johndroe
Setting the Record Straight: Congress Refuses to Compromise on Excessive Spending
     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
     Fact sheet In Focus: Budget
 
President George W. Bush delivers a statement after visiting the Center for The Intrepid at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007. " The servicemen and women here have borne the burdens of battle. They have kept our country safe. We honor them and their families by helping them with all we can." White House photo by Eric Draper November 8, 2007
President Bush Visits Wounded Warriors at Center for the Intrepid
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Keeping America's Promise to Those Who Have Defended Our Freedom
President Bush Signs H.R. 1808 and S. 2106 into Law
President Bush Pleased by Approval of Free Trade Agreement with Peru
World Freedom Day, 2007
Fact Sheet: In Case Congress Doesn't Quickly Pass An AMT Patch: Failure to Act Could Result in $75 Billion of Delayed Refunds
Personnel Announcement
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Fact Sheet: Keeping America's Promise to Those Who Have Defended Our Freedom
     Fact sheet President Bush Visits Wounded Warriors at Center for the Intrepid
 
President George W. Bush and President Nicolas Sarkozy share a moment as they walk to a joint press availability Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007, at Mount Vernon. The tour of the Virginia home of George Washington coincided with a series of meetings by the two leaders during the visit by the French leader to the United States. White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 7, 2007
President Bush Participates in Joint Press Availability with President Sarkozy of France
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Interview of the President by RTL and N-TV, German TV
Statement by the Press Secretary
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Statement by the Press Secretary
Interview of the President by TF1 Television
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks at the White House Forum on International Trade and Investment Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian November 6, 2007
President Bush Attends White House Forum on International Trade and Investment
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President Bush Discusses Import Safety
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Import Safety Action Plan: Increasing Protection of American Consumers
President Bush and President Sarkozy of France Exchange Toasts
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President Bush Pleased by Vote to Forward Nomination of Judge Mukasey to Full Senate
President Extends Condolences and Condemns Terrorist Attack in Afghanistan
Fact Sheet: Import Safety Action Plan: Increasing Protection of American Consumers
     Fact sheet President Bush Discusses Import Safety
     PDF Link Action Plan for Import Safety (PDF, 520 KB, 86 pages)
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
 
President George W. Bush awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf during a ceremony Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, in the East Room. "When free elections returned to Liberia, the voters made history," said President Bush. "They chose her to be the first woman ever elected to lead a nation on the continent of Africa."  White House photo by Eric Draper November 5, 2007
President Bush Honors Medal of Freedom Recipients
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     Fact sheet Citations Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
President Bush and Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan Discuss Global War on Terror
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President Bush Signs H.R. 327 and H.R. 1284 into Law
Personnel Announcement
 
November 3, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Judicial Nominations
 
President George W. Bush greets Marine Corps Lt. Andrew Kinard, a 24-year-old from Spartanburg, S.C., after arriving Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, at Columbia Metropolitan Airport in Columbia, S.C. The Marine was wounded in 2006 while serving in Iraq. White House photo by Eric Draper November 2, 2007
President Bush Arrives in South Carolina, Offers Sympathies, Discusses Economy
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: October 2007 Marks Record 50th Consecutive Month of Job Growth
Fact Sheet: October 2007 Marks Record 50th Consecutive Month of Job Growth
Setting the Record Straight: Democrats' SCHIP Bill Repackages Bad Policy
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
     Fact sheet In Focus: Health Care
President Bush Vetoes Water Resources Development Act of 2007
President Bush Speaks at Basic Combat Training Graduation Ceremony
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: The Way Forward In Iraq: Successes And Challenges
     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
Fact Sheet: The Way Forward in Iraq: Successes and Challenges
     Fact sheet In Focus: President Bush Speaks at Basic Combat Training Graduation Ceremony
 
President George W. Bush acknowledges a standing ovation Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, during his Remarks on the Global War on Terror to the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1973, the Heritage Foundation is a think tank whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense. White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 1, 2007
President Bush Discusses Global War on Terror
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
President Bush Previews War on Terror Speech
Message to the Congress of the United States
     Fact sheet Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Sudan
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Sudan
     Fact sheet Message to the Congress of the United States
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Statement by the Press Secretary on SCHIP