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Bush, DeLay Share Stage in Galveston

President Bush lends support to House Majority Leader Tom DeLay during a visit to their home state of Texas. DeLay, in political hot water over allegations of ethics violations, joined the president in Galveston at a roundtable discussion of Social Security. Bush praised an alternative to Social Security used by county employees in Galveston.

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