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Signing statement is president's first since 2006

Had used tactic often before power shift in Congress

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / December 1, 2007

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WASHINGTON - President Bush this month issued his first signing statement since the Democratic takeover of Congress, reserving the right to bypass 11 provisions in a military appropriations bill under his executive powers. (Full article: 488 words)

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