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News Archive - January, 2005
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News Archive - January 2005

News releases for January 2005

With President George W. Bush and her husband Robert Spellings by her side, Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings takes the oath of office during a ceremony at the Department of Education in Washington, D.C., Monday, Jan. 31, 2005. Secretary Spellings served as an Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy during the first term of the Bush administration.  White House photo by Paul Morse January 31, 2005
President Thanks Secretary Spellings at Swearing-In Ceremony
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President Congratulates 2004 World Champion Detroit Pistons
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Personnel Announcement
Nomination Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush delivers a live televised statement on Iraq's elections from the Cross Hall of the White House, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper January 30, 2005
President Congratulates Iraqis on Election en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Iraqi Elections
 
January 29, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
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Dr. Condoleezza Rice takes the oath of office from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, as she's ceremoniously sworn in as Secretary of State.  White House photo by Eric Draper January 28, 2005
President Thanks Secretary of State Rice at Swearing-In Ceremony
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President Speaks at 2005 "Congress of Tomorrow" Luncheon en Español
Personnel Announcement
 
Vice President Dick Cheney addresses an international forum at the Juliusz Slowacki Theatre in Krakow, Poland, Jan. 27, 2005. Vice President Cheney leads a U.S. delegation to Poland to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp.  White House photo by David Bohrer January 27, 2005
President Discusses Health Care Information Technology Benefits
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Improving Care and Saving Lives Through Health IT
     Fact sheet In Focus: Health Care
Vice President's Remarks with Ukrainian President Yushchenko
Vice President's Remarks at "Let My People Live" Forum
Executive Order: Amendments to Executive Order 13285
Memorandum for the Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense
 
President George W. Bush speaks during a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse January 26, 2005
President Holds Press Conference en Español
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President Participates in Conversation on Health Care
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Improving Care and Saving Lives Through Health IT
     Fact sheet In Focus: Health Care
Vice President's Remarks at Reception for Survivors of Auschwitz
 
President George W. Bush meets with African-American religious, business, and community leaders in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse January 25, 2005
President's Statement on Supplemental Budget Request en Español
60th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp, 2005
 
January 24, 2005
President Bush Calls "March for Life" Participants
President to Meet with French President Jacques Chirac in Brussels
Vice President to Lead U.S. Delegation to Poland
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
January 23, 2005
President's Statement on Johnny Carson
 
January 22, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
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January 21, 2005
Statement on Federal Assistance for Indiana
Statement on Jan Nowak-Jezioranski
Presidential Eid Al-Adha Message 2005
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
A sea of onlookers witness the second swearing-in ceremony of President George W. Bush at the U.S. Capitol Jan. 20, 2005. "From all of you, I have asked patience in the hard task of securing America, which you have granted in good measure," President Bush said. "Our country has accepted obligations that are difficult to fulfill, and would be dishonorable to abandon. Yet because we have acted in the great liberating tradition of this nation, tens of millions have achieved their freedom."  White House photo by Paul Morse January 20, 2005
President Sworn-In to Second Term en Español
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President Thanks Joint Congressional Inaugural Committee at Luncheon
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President George W. Bush, Laura Bush, former President George H. W. Bush, and former First Lady Barbara Bush pose for a portrait with members of their extended family in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper January 19, 2005
President Thanks Military, Guests at 'Celebration of Freedom' Concert
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Vice President Introduces President at 'Celebration of Freedom' Event
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
During an event honoring members of the U.S. military, President George W. Bush stands with U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Brian R. Chontosh, right, at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper January 18, 2005
President Thanks Armed Forces at 'Saluting Those Who Serve' Event
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President Encourages Service at 'America's Future Rocks' Concert
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Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Terrorists Who Threaten to Disrupt the Middle East Peace Process
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
 
President George W. Bush gives remarks at Georgetown University's "Let Freedom Ring" celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, January 17, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse January 17, 2005
President Honors Secretary, Mrs. Powell at 'Let Freedom Ring' Event
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January 15, 2005
President Discusses ongoing Tsunami Relief in Radio Address en Español
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, 2005
Religious Freedom Day, 2005
National Sanctity of Human Life Day, 2005
 
President George W. Bush talks with Kim Wilkerson during a conversation on higher education and job training at Florida Community College in Jacksonville, Fla., Friday, Jan. 14, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse January 14, 2005
President Participates in Conversation on Higher Education, Job Training
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Strengthening Higher Education for a Successful Workforce
Text of a Letter from the President to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Committees on International Relations and Appropriations and the Senate Committees on Foreign Relations and Appropriations
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush talks with Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, left, and Vice President Dick Cheney after attending a meeting at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse January 13, 2005
President Briefed on Tsunami Relief, War on Terror
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Vice President Discusses Social Security Reform
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Executive Order: Providing An Order of Succession in the Office of Management and Budget
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush gives remarks on high school initiatives at J.E.B. Stuart High School in Falls Church, VA on January 12, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse January 12, 2005
President Discusses No Child Left Behind and High School Initiatives
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: No Child Left Behind--High-Quality, High School Initiatives
     Fact sheet In Focus: Education
National Mentoring Month, 2005
 
President George W. Bush presents Judge Michael Chertoff as his nominee to be the Secretary of Homeland Security in the Roosevelt Room Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse January 11, 2005
President Nominates Michael Chertoff as Secretary of Homeland Security en Español
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President Participates in Conversation on Social Security Reform en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
Fact Sheet: Strengthening the Social Security System for Future Generations
Personnel Announcement
Statement On Federal Assistance for Indiana
Statement on Federal Assistance for Ohio
 
President George W. Bush talks with State Secretary Colin Powell and FEMA Director Mike Brown, far right, during an Oval Office briefing on the tsumami relief efforts Monday, Jan. 10, 2005.   White House photo by Eric Draper January 10, 2005
President Thanks USAID Employees and NGO Presidents
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Tsunami Relief
Event Backgrounder: President's Remarks to USAID Employees and NGO Presidents
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
President Briefed on U.S. Assistance for Tsunami Affected Regions en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Tsunami Relief
 
January 9, 2005
President's Statement on Palestinian Elections
President Congratulates Sudan on Signing of Comprehensive Peace Agreement
     Fact sheet In Focus: Africa
 
January 8, 2005
President Discusses ongoing Tsunami Relief in Radio Address en Español
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President George W. Bush greets people during a visit to Clinton Township, Mich., Friday, Jan. 7, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse January 7, 2005
President Participates in Asbestos Litigation Conversation
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President Names Senators Mack and Breaux on Federal Tax Reform Panel
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President Nominates Ambassador Zoellick as Deputy Secretary of State
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Statement on H.R. 241, Accelerating Income Tax Benefits for Charitable Contributions for Tsunami Victims
Presidential Proclamation: To Extend Nondiscriminatory Trade Treatment to the Products of Armenia
Executive Order: President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush, Laura Bush, former First Lady Barbara Bush, and former President George H.W. Bush sit surrounded by family in the Red Room, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005. Friends and family joined former President Bush and Mrs. Bush in celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary during a dinner held at the White House. Also pictured are, from left, Georgia Grace Koch, Margaret Bush, Walker Bush, Marvin Bush, Jenna Bush, Doro Koch, Barbara Bush, Robert P. Koch, Pierce M. Bush, Maria Bush, Neil Bush, Ashley Bush, Sam LeBlond, Robert Koch, Nancy Ellis LeBlond, John Ellis Bush, Jr., Florida Gov. John Ellis "Jeb" Bush, Mandi Bush, George P. Bush, and Columba Bush.  White House photo by Eric Draper January 6, 2005
President Meets with Members of Congress on Class-Action Reform
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Message to the Congress of the United States
President to Welcome Polish President Kwasniewski to the White House
 
President George W. Bush discusses aspects of medical liability reform during a visit to Collinsville, Ill., Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005. "America's health care professionals should be focused on fighting illnesses, not on fighting lawsuits," said the President. "Junk lawsuits change the way docs do their job. Instead of trying to heal the patients, doctors try not to get sued."  White House photo by Paul Morse January 5, 2005
President Discusses Medical Liability Reform
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Medical Liability
Legal Reform: The High Costs of Lawsuit Abuse
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
January 4, 2005
Cabinet Secretary Nominations Sent to the Senate
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Memorandum for the Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense
 
President George W. Bush announces a nationwide charitable fundraising effort to be led by former President George H.W. Bush, left, and former President Bill Clinton to aid victims of last week's earthquake and tsunamis in South Asia in the Roosevelt Room, Monday, January 3, 2005.   White House photo by Tina Hager January 3, 2005
President Asks Bush and Clinton to Help Raise Funds for Tsunami Relief en Español
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President Signs Condolence Book at the Indonesian Embassy
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President Signs Condolence Book at the Indian Embassy
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President Welcomes Newly Elected Members of Congress
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Personnel Announcement
 
January 2, 2005
President's Statement on Congressman Bob Matsui
 
January 1, 2005
President Discusses Tsunami Relief in Radio Address en Español
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Honoring the Memory of the Victims of the Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunamis