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News Archive - October, 2005
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News Archive - October 2005

News releases for October 2005

With President George W. Bush looking on, Judge Samuel A. Alito acknowledges his nomination Monday, Oct. 31, 2005, as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.  White House photo by Paul Morse October 31, 2005
President Nominates Judge Samuel A. Alito as Supreme Court Justice en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Judicial Nominations
President Welcomes Italian Prime Minister to the White House
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Remarks by Stephen Hadley to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee National Summit 2005
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush and Laura Bush present the Executive Branch Wreath during a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of Rosa Parks, in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Sunday Oct. 30, 2005. White House photo by Shealah Craighead October 30, 2005
Proclamation by the President: Death of Rosa Parks
Statement on U.S. Condemnation of Terrorist Attacks in India
 
October 29, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
 
President George W. Bush addresses an audience Friday, Oct. 28, 2005 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk, Va., speaking on the successes and challenges in fighting the war on terror.  White House photo by Paul Morse October 28, 2005
President Discusses War on Terror
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     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
     Fact sheet In Focus: Homeland Security
President's Remarks on the Resignation of Scooter Libby
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President Honors President's Commission on White House Fellows
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     Fact sheet White House Fellows
Vice President's Statement on Libby Resignation
Vice President's Remarks at a Rally for the Troops
Fact Sheet: President Bush Requests Rescission and Reallocation Packages
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush greets local residents lined up at a food and water distribution center, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, in the hurricane damaged area of Pompano Beach, Fla.  White House photo by Eric Draper October 27, 2005
President Tours Hurricane Wilma Damage in Florida
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Hurricane Relief
President's Statement on Harriet Miers' Supreme Court Nomination Withdrawal
     Fact sheet In Focus: Judicial Nominations
President and Mrs. Bush Discuss Helping America's Youth at White House Conference
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: A Commitment to Helping America's Youth
     Fact sheet Helping America's Youth
President's Statement on Private-Sector Leaders' Efforts to Encourage Private Donations for Relief and Reconstruction for South Asia Earthquake
Message to the Senate of the United States
Message to the Senate of the United States
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush addresses an audience at the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005. President Bush is the first President to address the Economic Club, which was formed in 1986. White House photo by Paul Morse October 26, 2005
President Outlines Economic Growth Agenda
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: President Bush Outlines An Agenda for Economic Growth
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs and Economy
President Meets with Macedonian Prime Minister Bučkovski
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Vice President's Remarks at a Reception Honoring Congressman John Dingell
Statement on S. 397, the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act"
President Signs Rocky Mountain National Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2005 and the Ojito Wilderness Act
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for New Hampshire
Statement on Additional Federal Disaster Assistance for Louisiana
Personnel Announcement
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush shakes the hand of Jonnie Nance, chairman of the Joint Armed Forces Officers' Wives Luncheon, after being introduced by her Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, at the Bolling Air Force Base Officers' Club in Washington, D.C. The President told the audience that he understood it was a trying time for military spouses, adding: "By standing behind those who serve, you're serving, as well."  White House photo by Paul Morse October 25, 2005
President Addresses Joint Armed Forces Officers' Wives' Luncheon en Español
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President Bush Meets with President Barzani of Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President Addresses Republican National Committee Dinner
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Executive Order: Further Strengthening the Sharing of Terrorism Information to Protect Americans
Message to the Congress of the United States
Notice Continuation of National Emergency Regarding the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
Nomination Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush shakes the hand of Ben Bernanke after announcing his decision to nominate Mr. Bernanke as Chairman of the Federal Reserve, replacing Alan Greenspan upon his retirement in January 2006. The announcement came Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, in the Oval Office.  White House photo by Paul Morse October 24, 2005
President Appoints Dr. Ben Bernanke for Chairman of the Federal Reserve
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President Meets with Cabinet, Discusses Hurricane Preparation
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Hurricane Relief
     Fact sheet President Bush's Cabinet
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Florida from Hurricane Wilma
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Personnel Announcement
Interview of the President by AL Arabiya
 
October 22, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Homeland Security
Statement on Additional Federal Disaster Assistance for Mississippi
Statement on Additional Federal Disaster Assistance for Louisiana
 
President George W. Bush, Laura Bush and Nancy Reagan wave after touring the plane that served as Air Force One for President Ronald Reagan and six other Presidents from 1973-2001at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, Friday, Oct. 21, 2005. White House photo by Eric Draper October 21, 2005
President Participates in Opening Ceremony for Air Force One Pavilion
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President Discusses Mehlis Report from United Nations
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
Mrs. Cheney's Remarks to the Salvation Army Dallas Metroplex Annual Fall Luncheon
 
President George W. Bush and President Mahmoud Abbas, of the Palestinian Authority, shake hands after speaking with the media Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, in the Rose Garden of the White House.  White House photo by Paul Morse October 20, 2005
President Welcomes Palestinian President Abbas to the White House
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     Fact sheet In Focus: The Road Map to Peace
President Commends House for Passing the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act"
Statement on H.R. 3971, the "QI, TMA, and Abstinence Programs Extension and Hurricane Katrina Unemployment Relief Act of 2005"
United Nations Day, 2005
 
President George W. Bush and U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings meet with reporters, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005 in the Oval Office at the White House to discuss the Nation's Report Card.  White House photo by Eric Draper October 19, 2005
President and Secretary Spellings Discuss Nation's Report Card
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Education
Statement on Death of Penn Kemble
Statement on Federal Emergency Assistance for Massachusetts
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Significant Narcotics Traffickers Centered in Colombia
Message to the Congress of the United States
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush is joined by legislators, cabinet members and law enforcement officials, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005 in the East Room of the White House, as he signs the Homeland Security Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2006.  White House photo by Paul Morse October 18, 2005
President Signs Homeland Security Appropriations Act for 2006 en Español
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: President Bush Signs Homeland Security Appropriations Act
     Fact sheet In Focus: Homeland Security
Statement by the President on H.R. 2360, the "Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2006"
President Meets with European Commission President José Barroso
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Fact Sheet: President Bush Signs Homeland Security Appropriations Act
 
President George W. Bush shakes hands with Bulgarian President Georgi Purvanov prior to taking questions from reporters, Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington.  White House photo by Eric Draper October 17, 2005
President Discusses Harriet Miers Nomination with Former Texas Supreme Court Justices
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Judicial Nominations
President Meets with Bulgarian President Georgi Purvanov
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President Hosts Iftaar Dinner
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Ramadan 2005
President to Welcome Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to the White House
President to Attend APEC Meeting in Korea, Additional Travel to Japan, China, and Mongolia
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Message to the Congress of the United States
Notice: Intention to Enter Into a Free Trade Agreement with Oman
Memorandum for the Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense
 
President George W. Bush delivers a statement on Iraqi elections after returning to the White House from Camp David, Sunday,Oct. 16, 2005. White House photo by Krisanne Johnson October 16, 2005
President Congratulates Iraqis on Successful Elections
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
 
October 15, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
 
President George W. Bush shakes hands with Pakistan's Ambassador Jehangir Karamat, after signing a book of condolences, Friday, Oct. 14, 2005 at the Pakistan Embassy in Washington, to express the condolences of the American people for those who suffered as a result of the recent earthquake that struck Pakistan. White House photo by Eric Draper October 14, 2005
President Signs Book of Condolences at Pakistan Embassy
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Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Executive Order: 2005 Amendments to the Manual for Courts Martial, United States
National Character Counts Week, 2005
National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week, 2005
National Forest Products Week, 2005
White Cane Safety Day, 2005
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush gestures as he speaks with troops, from the U.S. Army's 42nd Infantry Division serving in Iraq, via video teleconference from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse October 13, 2005
President Addresses U.S. Troops in Iraq in Video Teleconference
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: The President Participates in a Video Teleconference with U.S. Troops
     Fact sheet In Focus: National Defense
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
Statement on S. 1413
 
President George W. Bush and Poland's President Aleksander Kwasniewski shake hands as they meet with reporters in the Oval Office at the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005 in Washington.  White House photo by Eric Draper October 12, 2005
President Welcomes Polish President Kwasniewski to the White House
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Memorandum for the Secretary of Homeland Security
 
President George W. Bush spends a moment Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, with students at Delisle Elementary School in Pass Christian, Miss. The school reopened Tuesday for the first time since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast region.  White House photo by Eric Draper October 11, 2005
President and Mrs. Bush Visit Elementary School in Mississippi
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Hurricane Relief
     Fact sheet In Focus: Education
President Thanks Troops for Hurricane Relief Efforts in Louisiana
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Hurricane Relief
Presidential Message: Yom Kippur, 5766
 
President George W. Bush and Laura Bush walk with Lt. General Russel Honore, left, and Plaquemines Parish president Benny Rousselle, right, upon their arrival Monday, Oct. 10, 2005 at the U.S. Naval Air Station, Joint Reserve Base in New Orleans, La.  White House photo by Eric Draper October 10, 2005
President Visits New Orleans to Discuss Hurricane Rebuilding Efforts
 
President George W. Bush meets with Pakistan's Deputy Chief of Mission, Mohammad Sadiq, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005 in the Oval Office at the White House, to express condolences on the tragedy of the earthquake which struck Pakistan and other areas of Asia, and to pledge the support of United States aid in the recovery of the region. White House photo by Paul Morse October 9, 2005
President Expresses Condolences to Pakistan, Offers Assistance After Earthquake
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     Fact sheet U.S Assistance for Earthquake in Pakistan
 
October 8, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Judicial Nominations
President Offers Sympathy and Assistance After Pakistan-India Border Earthquake
 
President George W. Bush poses for a photo in the Red Room of the White House, Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, with recipients of the President's Volunteer Service Awards, honored in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. From left to right with President Bush are John Diaz of Crowley, Colo., Manuel Fonseca of Nashville, Tenn., Marie Arcos of Houston Texas, Maria Hines of Albuquerque, N.M., Eleuterio "Junior" Salazar of Bradenton, Fla. and Dr. Elmer Carreno of Silver Spring, Md.  White House photo by Shealah Craighead October 7, 2005
President Celebrates Hispanic Heritage, Honors Volunteer Service en Español
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President Meets with Prime Minister Gyurcsány of Hungary
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President Applauds Congress for Homeland Security Legislation
President Commends the House for Passage of Energy Legislation
President Signs Community Disaster Loan Act of 2005, Authorizes Airport Improvement Grants
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for North Carolina from Hurricane Ophelia
Statement on National Disaster Student Aid Fairness Act
Vice President's Remarks to Veterans and Friends of the 526th Armored Infantry
     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
President Meets with Vaccine Industry Representatives to Discuss Avian Flu
Columbus Day, 2005
General Pulaski Memorial Day, 2005
National School Lunch Week, 2005
Fire Prevention Week, 2005
Leif Erikson Day, 2005
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Withdrawals Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks on the War on Terror, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, speaking before the National Endowment for Democracy at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington.  White House photo by Eric Draper October 6, 2005
President Discusses War on Terror at National Endowment for Democracy
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     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: War on Terror
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Plots, Casings, and Infiltrations Referenced in President Bush's Remarks on the War on Terror
President Honors Buckley at 50th Anniversary of National Review
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President to Welcome Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall to the White House
German-American Day, 2005
 
President George W. Bush addresses the media Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, in the Rose Garden, flanked by Gen. David Petraeus, former Commander of the Multinational Security and Transition Team in Iraq; Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and Gen. Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. White House photo by Paul Morse October 5, 2005
President Meets with Secretary Rumsfeld, Generals Pace and Petraeus to Discuss Progress in Iraq
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     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President Visits Soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
President to Attend Summit of the Americas and Travel to Brazil and Panama en Español
     Fact sheet Trip to Latin America
Vice President's Remarks at the Association of the United States Army Sustaining Members Luncheon
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush responds to a question during Tuesday's news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House.  White House photo by Eric Draper October 4, 2005
President Holds Press Conference
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Statement on H.R. 3667 and H.R. 3767
Presidential Message: Ramadan
Memorandum for the Secretary of the Interior
Message to the Congress of the United States
 
President George W. Bush nominates White House Counsel Harriet Miers as Supreme Court Justice during a statement from the Oval Office on Monday October 3, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse October 3, 2005
President Nominates Harriet Miers as Supreme Court Justice
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Judicial Nominations
Vice President's Remarks to the Marines at Camp Lejeune
Vice President's Remarks to HMH-461, Second Marine Expeditionary Force
 
President George Bush walks out of St. Matthew's Cathedral with Theodore Cardinal McCarrick and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts after attending the 52nd Annual Red Mass in Washington, DC, Sunday, October 2, 2005. The Red Mass, a historical tradition within the Catholic Church, is held on the Sunday before the opening session of the Supreme Court.  White House photo by Shealah Craighead October 2, 2005
President Attends 52nd Annual Red Mass
 
October 1, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
Statement on Federal Aid for Delaware to Assist Hurricane Katrina Evacuees
Statement on Federal Aid for New York to Assist Hurricane Katrina Evacuees