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Bush asks support on Iraq, economy

No sweeping initiatives in final State of Union

President Bush delivered his State of the Union address last night before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill. President Bush delivered his State of the Union address last night before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill. (susan walsh/Associated Press)
By Michael Kranish and Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / January 29, 2008

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WASHINGTON - President Bush used the final State of the Union address of his presidency last night to urge Americans to support his decision to stay the course in the Iraq war, called on Congress to approve his plan to stabilize an economy undergoing "a period of uncertainty," and declared that he will curb lawmakers' excessive use of federal spending ... (Full article: 1222 words)

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