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  • Bush Agrees to Limited Troop Cuts in Iraq Friday, 14 Sep 2007 | 12:49 AM ET
    President Bush, right, makes remarks during the re-dedication ceremony of the Islamic Center of Washington in Washington, Wednesday, June 27, 2007. Center Director Dr. Abdullah Khouj is at left. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    President George W. Bush on Thursday ordered gradual troop reductions in Iraq but defied calls for a dramatic change of course, telling skeptical Americans the U.S. military role there will stretch beyond his presidency.

  • Highlights from NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | 1:52 PM ET

    Public discontent with the Iraq war has slightly eased, increasing President Bush’s political maneuvering room at a critical point in debates over war costs and troop levels. Those shifts in public opinion remain modest. Yet only one in four Americans say troops should leave now regardless of conditions on the ground...

  • Iraq Policy: Why Republicans And Tax Foes Worry Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | 3:43 PM ET

    The report to Congress by Gen. David Petraeus, who is addressing a gathering of House members as I write this post, concludes that the Bush administration's troop surge in Iraq is achieving many of its military objectives. It will be used to justify the continued presence of large numbers of U.S. soldiers in the conflict, even if Petraeus has indicated the numbers...

  • APEC: Bush and Putin Seek to Engage Asia Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | 8:52 AM ET

    President George W. Bush prepared for an Asia-Pacific summit in Australia, saying on Friday the United States would consider a peace treaty with North Korea if it gave up nuclear arms.

  • China's Hu Wants U.N. Framework on Climate Change Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | 2:33 AM ET

    China's President Hu Jintao gave qualified support to an Australian initiative on climate change on Thursday as a rift opened at the APEC meeting over the "Sydney Declaration" and its targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Bush Says Floating Yuan "Helpful" to Trade Balance Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | 11:01 PM ET

    U.S. President George W. Bush said on Wednesday it would help to balance trade if China floated its currency, which has been allowed to appreciate gradually in the past two years but remains tightly managed.

  • Bush Due in Sydney for APEC, Protests Planned Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | 1:54 AM ET

    After a lightning visit to Iraq, U.S. President George W. Bush arrives in Australia on Tuesday where he can expect anti-Iraq war protests as he attends an Asia-Pacific leaders' summit in Sydn

  • Stocks Finish August with a Bush-Bernanke Rally Friday, 31 Aug 2007 | 5:58 PM ET

    Stocks rallied after President Bush outlined his plan to help distressed homeowners, and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Fed will act as needed to address credit concerns.

  • Bush Tries to Calm Markets With Mortgage Plan Friday, 31 Aug 2007 | 2:54 PM ET

    President Bush tried to calm financial markets by announcing proposals intended to prevent homeowners from defaulting on risky mortgages.

  • Paulson's Moment Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | 1:28 PM ET

    It's been easy over the last few months to feel a bit sorry for Hank Paulson. He left Goldman Sachs, reluctantly, to lead President Bush's second-term Treasury in the belief that his skills might help solve two thorny problems: deteriorating political sentiment toward China's rising economic might, and the long-term insolvency of the U.S. entitlement programs as the Baby Boom generation heads toward retirement.

  • White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove to Quit Monday, 13 Aug 2007 | 6:12 AM ET
    White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove listens as President Bush participates in a meeting on Medicare in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 23, 2007.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    Karl Rove, close political adviser to U.S. President George W. Bush and a lightning rod for anger among Democrats, has said he will leave the White House at the end of this month.

  • Shaanxi, Shizuishan, Qinghai and Panzhihua Friday, 10 Aug 2007 | 10:22 AM ET