Bush calls for action on stimulus in State of the Union

President George W. Bush used a portion of Monday night's State of the Union address to urge Congress to act quickly on an economic stimulus plan. "As we meet tonight, our economy is undergoing a period of uncertainty," he said. "At kitchen tables across the country, there is concern about our economic future." Bush also expressed hope that the tax cuts he pushed to enact earlier in his presidency would be made permanent.

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