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Bush’s Lame-Duck Press Conference

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Wonder why Bush is having a press conference at 10:45? Check out some recent headlines:

BUSH FINDS SPENDING ‘POLITICAL CAPITAL’ NO EASY TASK; As poll numbers drop and setbacks rise, the president is struggling to get his agenda passed
Houston Chronicle, 5/26/05

CONGRESSIONAL SETBACKS, LOW RATINGS COULD LIMIT BUSH’S EFFECTIVENESS
Knight Ridder, 5/25/05

SETBACKS PIN ‘LAME DUCK’ LABEL ON BUSH
Independent on Sunday (London), 5/29/05

BUSH ISN’T HAVING GRAND OLD TIME IN HIS 2ND TERM
Dallas Morning News, 5/30/05

BUSH’S POLITICAL CAPITAL SPENT, VOICES IN BOTH PARTIES SUGGEST; Poll Numbers Sag as Setbacks Mount at Home and Abroad
Washington Post, 5/31/05

BUSH FACES STINGY CONGRESS
AFP, 5/29/05

BUSH FINDS CONGRESS IS NO PUSHOVER
Chicago Tribune, 5/30/05