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Bush celebrates after becoming 43rd U.S. president

In a nonstop day that began with prayers in the morning and ended with partying at night, George W. Bush became the 43rd U.S. president Saturday, promising in his inaugural address to build "a single nation of justice and opportunity."


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Senate confirms Powell, Rumsfeld, O'Neill for Bush Cabinet
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Stuart Rothenberg: Bush inauguration presents another test, another opportunity
Robert Novak: Inauguration speech is Bush's first test
Bill Press: Clinton walks off the stage
Stuart Rothenberg: For George W. Bush, the past is prologue
Frank Sesno: Bush's to-do list: Set the tone for the next four years
Video: Hats off to first ladies' headwear Inauguration 2001


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