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News Archive - February, 2005
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News Archive - February 2005

News releases for February 2005

Laura Bush delivers remarks during the United States, UNESCO and Education for All Conference at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Monday, Feb. 28, 2005. "In all countries, no matter how prosperous, there are pockets of need, children who need attention and a caring person to show them the way to a better life," said Mrs. Bush in her remarks about literacy and education.  White House photo by Susan Sterner February 28, 2005
President Welcomes and Thanks National Governors Association en Español
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President to Welcome Cardinal Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir to the White House
American Red Cross Month, 2005
Memorandum for the Attorney General
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush thanks composer Marvin Hamlisch, left, and entertainer Mark McVey for their performance during the state dinner for the National Governors Association at the White House Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse February 27, 2005
President's Toast at National Governors Association State Dinner
 
February 26, 2005
President Discusses Strengthening Social Security in Radio Address en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
 
Elaine Karp de Toledo, First Lady of Peru, explains artifacts on display to Laura Bush during a visit to view the exhibit "Peru: Indigenous and Viceregal," at the National Geographic Society Friday, Feb. 25, 2005 in Washington, D.C. Also present is John Fahey, Jr., President and CEO of National Geographic Society.  White House photo by Susan Sterner February 25, 2005
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
President George Bush listens to Slovak Prime Minister Mikulas Dzurinda's introduction before giving remarks at Hviezdoslavovo Square in Bratislava, Slovakia, Feb. 24, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper February 24, 2005
President and President Putin Discuss Strong U.S.-Russian Partnership
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President Addresses and Thanks Citizens of Slovakia
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President and Slovakian Prime Minister Dzurinda Discuss Policy
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U.S.-Russia Joint Fact Sheet: Bratislava Initiatives
President's Statement on Pope John Paul II
Joint Statement by President Bush and President Putin on Nuclear Security Cooperation
Joint Statement by President Bush and President Putin on U.S.-Russian Energy Cooperation
Joint Statement by President Bush and President Putin on Russia's Accession to WTO
Statement on Federal Assistance for Nevada
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks to U.S. Troops at Wiesbaden Army Air Field in Wiesbaden, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005.   White House photo by Paul Morse February 23, 2005
President Thanks U.S. Troops at Wiesbaden Army Airfield Base
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President Bush Speaks with Young Professionals in Germany
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President Bush and Chancellor Schröder Discuss Partnership
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President and German Chancellor Schröder Exchange Toasts
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U.S.-German Joint Actions on Cleaner and More Efficient Energy, Development and Climate Change
Statement on Iran Earthquake
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush hosts a bilateral meeting with Ukraine President Viktor Yushchenko in Brussels, Belgium, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper February 22, 2005
President Meets with E.U. Leaders
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President and Secretary General de Hoop Scheffer Discuss NATO Meeting
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President and Prime Minister Blair Discuss Iraq, NATO Meeting
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Joint Statement by the United States and the European Union on Iraq
Statement on Ten Years of Democracy in South Africa
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush speaks at Concert Noble Ballroom in Brussels, Belgium, Monday, Feb. 21, 2005. “Our greatest opportunity and immediate goal is peace in the Middle East. After many false starts, and dashed hopes, and stolen lives, a settlement of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is now within reach,” said the President.  White House photo by Paul Morse February 21, 2005
President Discusses American and European Alliance in Belgium
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President and French President Chirac Discuss Common Values, Vision
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Joint Statement by President Bush and President Chirac on Lebanon
 
February 19, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
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President George W. Bush signs S. 5, the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, during a ceremony in the East Room, Friday, Feb. 18, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper February 18, 2005
President Signs Class-Action Fairness Act of 2005
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Vice President's Remarks at Annual Conservative PAC Conference
Statement on S. 5, the "Class Action Fairness Act of 2005"
Statement on Federal Assistance for Arizona
Statement on Federal Assistance for Connecticut
Statement on Federal Assistance for Massachusetts
Statement on Federal Assistance for Nevada
Statement on Federal Assistance for Rhode Island
Statement on Federal Assistance for Territory of American Samoa
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Memorandum for the Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Memorandum for the Director of the National Science Foundation
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Notice of the National Emergency Relating to Cuba
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush listens to Ambassador John Negroponte, the Director of National Intelligence nominee, during a press conference held in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005.   White House photo by Paul Morse February 17, 2005
President Holds Press Conference en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
President's Statement on House Passing Class Action Reform Bill
President Thanks CEA Chairman Greg Mankiw
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush leads the discussion on stage during a Conversation on Strengthening Social Security at the Pease International Tradeport Airport, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper February 16, 2005
President Discusses Strengthening Social Security in New Hampshire en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
Fact Sheet: Strengthening Social Security for Future Generations en Español
Message to the Congress of the United States
Executive Order: Clarification of Certain Executive Orders Blocking Property and Prohibiting Certain Transactions
 
February 15, 2005
Statement on Federal Assistance for Ohio
President Bush to Welcome King and Queen of Norway to the White House
Nomination Sent to the Senate
 
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales looks on as President Bush delivers remarks Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, during Mr. Gonzales's ceremonial swearing in.  White House photo by Paul Morse February 14, 2005
President Thanks Attorney General Gonzales at Swearing-In Ceremony en Español
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Statement on Beirut Terrorist Attack
President's Statement on Supplemental Budget
Fact Sheet: Request for Additional FY 2005 Funding for the War on Terror
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
February 13, 2005
President Congratulates Iraqis on Provisional Election Results
     Fact sheet In Focus: Iraqi Elections
 
February 12, 2005
President Discusses Social Security in Radio Address en Español
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As President George W. Bush looks on, Mike Leavitt is sworn into office as Secretary of Health and Human Services by Chief of Staff Andrew Card. With Mr. Leavitt are his wife, Jackie, and son, Westin. The ceremony took place in the Great Hall at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  White House photo by Paul Morse February 11, 2005
President Thanks HHS Secretary Leavitt at Swearing-In Ceremony
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President, Mrs. Bush Honor "Lincoln: Seen and Heard" Performance
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Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush acknowledges members of the audience during his Town Hall meeting on strengthening Social Security in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper February 10, 2005
President Participates in Social Security Conversation in Pennsylvania en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
President Discusses Strengthening Social Security in North Carolina
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
Fact Sheet: Strengthening Social Security for the 21st Century en Español
President's Statement on Class Action Bill
Statement on Transition of Power in Togo
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Memorandum for the Chairman of the Railroad Retirement Board
Modifying Rules of Origin Under the North American Free Trade Agreement, 2005
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush welcomes Poland's President Aleksander Kwasniewski to the Oval Office Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005. During their visit, President Kwasniewski spoke about the optimism of his government regarding the future of Iraq.  White House photo by Eric Draper February 9, 2005
President Participates in Class-Action Lawsuit Reform Conversation
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President and Polish President Discuss International Policy
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Fact Sheet: Setting the Record Straight--Medicare Drug Benefit Estimates Unchanged
Fact Sheet: Continuing Support for Tsunami Relief
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President's Statement on Additional $950 Million for Tsunami Relief
Statement on Solidarity Initiative to Support our Partners in Freedom
Statement on Federal Assistance for Kentucky
Statement on Federal Assistance for Kansas
Message to the Congress of the United States
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush addresses the Detroit Economic Club in Detroit Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005. "We're moving forward with an ambitious agenda to ensure that our economy remains the freest, the most flexible, and the most prosperous in the world," said the President.   White House photo by Eric Draper February 8, 2005
President Discusses Economy, Budget at Detroit Economic Club
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Ensuring America's Prosperity
     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs and Economy
President Celebrates African American History Month
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     Fact sheet In Focus: African American History Month
President to Welcome Romanian President Basescu to the White House
Presidential Message: 2005 Lunar New Year
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush welcomes Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez and his wife Edilia Gutierrez to the Oval Office Monday, Feb. 7, 2005. Mr. Gutierrez, a native of Cuba and former chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the Kellogg Company, was sworn in by White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card earlier in the day.   White House photo by Eric Draper February 7, 2005
Press Briefing on Fiscal Year 2006 Budget by OMB Director Joshua Bolten
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     Fact sheet In Focus: FY 2006 Budget
Fact Sheet: The 2006 Budget--Meeting the Nation's Priorities
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President Meets with Cabinet, Discusses Budget en Español
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National African American History Month, 2005
     Fact sheet African American History
National Consumer Protection Week, 2005
 
February 5, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
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President George W. Bush leads a conversation on Social Security reform in Omaha, Neb., Friday, Feb. 4, 2005. President Bush discussed the role of personal accounts as part of a comprehensive Social Security plan and the need to leave a better future for our grandchildren.  White House photo by Eric Draper February 4, 2005
President Discusses Strengthening Social Security in Nebraska
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
President Participates in Conversation on Social Security in Arkansas
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President Discusses Strengthening Social Security in Florida
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Statement on Federal Assistance for California
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush bows his head in prayer during the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse February 3, 2005
President Delivers Remarks at Annual National Prayer Breakfast
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President Participates in Social Security Conversation in North Dakota
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
President Discusses Strengthening Social Security in Montana
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
 
President George W. Bush delivers his fourth State of the Union Address at the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper February 2, 2005
State of the Union Address en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: State of the Union 2005
Fact Sheet: The State of the Union
Fact Sheet: Ensuring Justice and Fairness for All Americans
Fact Sheet: Helping America's Youth
     Fact sheet Updated HAY Fact Sheet: October 27, 2005
Statement on Federal Assistance Hawaii
Statement on Federal Assistance for Illinois
Statement on Federal Assistance for Utah
Statement on Federal Assistance for West Virginia
Personnel Announcement
 
With Laura Bush looking on, President George W. Bush signs a proclamation designating February as American Heart Month in the Oval Office, Feb. 1, 2005. The proclamation encourages awareness of factors leading to heart disease such as smoking, high cholesterol, lack of exercise, obesity and diabetes.  White House photo by Susan Sterner February 1, 2005
American Heart Month, 2005
Centennial of the Forest Service, 2005