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State of the Union address to Joint Session of Congress, and the Democratic Response, Feb. 2, 2005

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    George W. Bush: Build a culture of life.
Budget & Economy
    George W. Bush: Limit discretionary spending; cut 150 non-essential programs.
    Harry Reid: Bush’s deficit is a ‘birth tax’ of $36,000 on every child.
Civil Rights
    George W. Bush: Constitutional amendment to protect marriage.
    Nancy Pelosi: Defend civil liberties as we protect America.
    George W. Bush: Reward, not punish, the efforts and dreams of entrepreneurs.
    George W. Bush: Expand use of DNA evidence.
    George W. Bush: Increase the size of Pell grants.
    Harry Reid: World-class education to compete in world-wide economy.
Energy & Oil
    George W. Bush: Safe nuclear energy & less dependence on foreign energy.
Health Care
    George W. Bush: Association health plans for small business.
    Harry Reid: Affordable healthcare makes America competitive.
Homeland Security
    George W. Bush: For long-term peace, end conditions that feed radicalism.
    Nancy Pelosi: Our ports and infrastructure are still not secure.
    Nancy Pelosi: Greatest threat is unaccounted & unguarded WMD materials.
    Nancy Pelosi: G.I. Bill of Rights for the 21st century.
    George W. Bush: It’s time to permit temporary guest workers.
Social Security
    George W. Bush: FactCheck: System may pay less, but will not go bankrupt.
    George W. Bush: FactCheck: Private accounts are a good bet, not a sure thing.
    George W. Bush: FactCheck: Only SOME of your personal account is yours.
    George W. Bush: Social Security system is headed toward bankruptcy.
    George W. Bush: Personal retirement accounts for younger workers.
    Harry Reid: Bush’s plan guarantees a 40% benefit cut.
Tax Reform
    George W. Bush: Taxpayer dollars must be spent wisely or not at all.
    George W. Bush: Re-examine the tax code from top to bottom.
War & Peace
    George W. Bush: Confront Iran as terrorism sponsor; hold Syria accountable.
    George W. Bush: $350M for Palestinian reforms.
    Nancy Pelosi: We cannot occupy Iraq indefinitely: We need an exit plan.
Welfare & Poverty
    George W. Bush: Appoints Laura Bush to lead anti-gang initiative.

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