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State of the Union, President George W. Bush

"The President shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient." Article II, Sec. 3, U.S. Constitution

First State of the Union Live Webcast
For the first time in history, the President's State of the Union message was available via a live webcast on the White House web site. A transcript and closed-captioned video will be available as soon as possible following the address.

Photo of President Bush's Feb. 2001 Address to Congress President George W. Bush
State of the Union Address

January 29, 2002

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Meet the First Lady's Guests

Photo of President Bush as he prepares for his State of the Union Address. Take a look at behind the scenes photos of President Bush as he prepares for his State of the Union Address.

Winning the War on Terrorism

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This war is being fought at home and abroad through diplomatic, military, financial and investigative actions.

Learn more about Winning the War on Terrorism.

Protecting the Homeland
Click on the map for contact information about Homeland Security in your state.

State by State Overview of Homeland Security

Creating Economic Growth & Jobs
President Bush believes the way to fight the recession is by creating economic growth and jobs. View the timeline to see his work on the economy.

Helpful Job Links:
America's Job Bank

U.S. Department of Labor

President's Message to Children
President Bush is proud of the youth of America and their displays of courage during this challenging time in history. Read his Message to Children.

Photo of Afghan child, courtesy American Red Cross View the results of America's Fund for Afghan Children.

Take the State of the Union Trivia Quiz for Kids.

Detail of Federal Hall, Courtesy the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. Vast and varied describe past State of the Union messages. One theme binds them together: National Unity

Guess the Quote
Portrait of Theodore RooseveltTest your wits and match the President to his State of the Union Quote.

State of the Union Trivia
What state did George Washington welcome into the union during his first annual message in 1790?

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2002 State of the Union
Meet the First Lady's Guests
Behind the Scenes Photos
State of the Union Photos

From Time to Time: History
State of the Union History
Guess the Quote


President's Message to Children
A Gift to Afghan Children from American Children