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2008 State of the Union Address

On Jan. 28, 2008, President George W. Bush traveled to Capitol Hill to deliver his last annual State of the Union Address to Congress. In his speech, he urged lawmakers to join together to cut wasteful spending, maintain support for U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and to renew the No Child Left Behind law.

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Article | Gone were the grand dreams of remaking Social Security, immigration law or the tax code. In their place were modest initiatives, such as hiring preferences for military spouses. The economic package targeted tax breaks to low- and middle-class workers. And the foreign policy stressed Middle East ...

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