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We believe the political process should be inclusive.
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#Believe

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The president looks forward to discussing earthquake reconstruction, bilateral trade and economic ties and the war on terrorism.
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#Terrorism

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When it comes to human rights, there is no greater leader than the United States of America, and we show that by holding people accountable when they break the law or violate human rights. We show that by supporting the advance of freedom and democracy and supporting those in countries that are having their human rights denied or violated, like North Korea.
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#America

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[If Iran follows through with its promises, it] would be a positive step in the right direction, ... Full compliance by Iran will now be essential.
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#Direction

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The president supported the campaign finance legislation and signed it into law because he believes it helped improve the system, and I think today's court ruling will help bring some clarity to the process. Our counsel's office will be reviewing this rather lengthy decision.
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#Finance

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It's important to keep the tax cuts in place, because that keeps our economy growing.
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#Economy

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That story has damaged the image of the United States abroad and damaged the credibility of the media at home, ... share in the outrage that this report was published in the first place.
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#Credibility

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And so that would be a job killer move, just as our economy is moving in the right direction.
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#Direction

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You now have every country in the region saying to North Korea that you need to dismantle your nuclear weapons programs and get rid of any nuclear weapons.
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#Country

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The question was ... when will there be zero or no American troops in Iraq. So he was referring to that specific question.
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#Iraq

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There is a deep history of injustice that has led to poverty and inequality, and it will not be overcome instantly, ... But the president from day one has been acting boldly to achieve real results for all Americans.
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#History

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He will touch on how there has been a long history of injustice that has led to poverty and inequality. It's not something we're going to overcome instantly.
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#History

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The president let them know that we will continue to stand with them and support the Iraqi people as they move forward on building a democratic future.
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#People

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We are pleased to see the Senate moving forward on legislation. The president believes comprehensive reform is needed if we are going to have a rational, orderly and secure immigration system?. It is a difficult issue that will require compromise and tough choices, but the important thing at this point is that the process is moving forward.
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#Legislation

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Under Article 2 of the Constitution, as commander in chief, the president has that authority. The president has the authority under the congressional authorization that was passed and clearly stated that, quote, 'The president is authorized to use all necessary and appropriate force.' This was under Section 2 in the authorization for the United States Armed Forces.
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#Authority

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The Orange Revolution was a powerful example of democracy around the world. The people of Ukraine are continuing to shape their own future.
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#Democracy

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This is an opportunity for the president to get an update on the progress in Gaza following ( Israel i) Prime Minister (Ariel) Sharon's disengagement.
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#Israel

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Congressman DeLay has been a good ally with whom the president has worked to get things done for the people.
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#Delay

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There will be a discussion about classified information and the proper handling of classified national security information, how that material is classified, by whom, for how long, who has access to it, how the material is declassified, the badges that people wear to show their security clearances, and so forth, ... The briefings discuss the security precautions that are in place for handling classified information such as the use of safes or the use of specific locations to view classified information like the Situation Room here at the White House.
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#Information

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There will be a discussion about classified information and the proper handling of classified national security information, how that material is classified, by whom, for how long, who has access to it, how the material is declassified, the badges that people wear to show their security clearances, and so forth. The briefings discuss the security precautions that are in place for handling classified information such as the use of safes or the use of specific locations to view classified information like the Situation Room here at the White House.
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#Information

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I think it's becoming clear to everyone that this could well be the worst natural disaster in our nation's history.
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#Disaster

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The president's committed to continuing to work with Republicans and Democrats in the Senate, and getting this done as quickly as possible,
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#Democrats

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The president thanked him for his service and all that he accomplished and wished him all the best. Congressman DeLay has been a good ally.
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#Delay

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We congratulate the people of Bolivia on a successful election and their commitment to democratic and constitutional processes. We will continue to work constructively with the new government of Bolivia, as we have with previous administrations in Bolivia.
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#Commitment

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The transaction was closely scrutinized by the appropriate national security and intelligence officials, and important safeguards are in place.
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#Intelligence

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We believe, however, the additional time and investigation at the request of the company will provide Congress with a better understanding of the facts, and that Congress will be comfortable with the transaction moving forward once it does.
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#Company

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The focus should be more on those who are violating human rights and denying people their human rights.
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#Focus

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I found out that there was a hunting accident ... late Saturday night. But it was a member in his party. But I did not know who was involved in that hunting accident.
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#Hunting

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We have a very good relationship with the people of Lebanon and they're still struggling to emerge from the shadow of Syrian occupation and to chart their own future.
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#People

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The two presidents will discuss reform and democracy in Eastern Europe, energy security, NATO and assistance to the people of Iraq and Afghanistan.
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#Democracy