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State of the Union Address

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President Bush shakes hands with Vice President Dick Cheney as House Speaker Dennis Hastert looks on. (AP)
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In his strongest terms yet, Bush called North Korea, Iraq and Iran part of an “axis of evil,” warning that their pursuit of weapons of mass destruction poses a “grave and growing danger” that will not be tolerated. (AP)
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The chamber of the House of Representatives during the State of the Union address. (AP)
“Unprecedented dangers”
Vice President Dick Cheney and House Speaker Dennis Hastert applaud during the address. Bush said “Our nation is at war, our economy is in recession, and the civilized world faces unprecedented dangers. Yet the state of our Union has never been stronger.” (AFP)