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News analysis

Toning down the rhetoric

By Peter S. Canellos
Globe Staff / January 24, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- The State of the Union address, with its dramatic setting amid overflowing balconies filled with American heroes, has become one of the great trappings of the modern presidency. And George W. Bush tried to use it last night to dress his faltering presidency in a cloak of statesmanship. (Full article: 669 words)

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