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Bush: Economy has slowed

March 7, 2008
By JENNIFER LOVEN, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON – President Bush said Friday that “it’s clear our economy has slowed” and tried to reassure an anxious public that the long-term outlook is good.

“Losing a job is painful and I know Americans are concerned about our economy. So am I,” Bush said during a hastily arranged White House appearance on the heels of a gloomy government economic report.

“I know this is a difficult time for our economy,” he said. “But we recognized the problem early and we provided the economy with a booster shot.”

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