President Bush did not mention tax reform in his State of the Union Address, generally talking only about the importance of keeping the country competitive in the world marketplace by ensuring the economy continues to grow.

"Our economy grows when Americans have more of their own money to spend, save and invest," Bush said in the speech. He said that his tax cuts have put an estimated $880 billion in the hands of American workers, investors, small businesses and families and pointed to the economy of the past four years as proof of his strategy.

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