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President George W. Bush has congratulated Senator Barack Obama on his election as the 44th President of the United States.
President George W. Bush has sought to reassure a nervous American electorate that his administration has taken aggressive action to restore stability to financial markets.
Bush delivered a 10 minute address to the nation in the grounds of the White House.
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