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November 21, 2001
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President Bush pushed his faith-based initiative, urging Congress to pass a bill this year. Visiting a homeless assistance program in Washington, the president said Tuesday that lawmakers should pass adjustments to the tax code that would make more charitable donations deductible. Bush said he wanted to sign a bill by Christmas. The Bush administration’s faith-based initiative would allow government funding to go directly to religious organizations to provide social services.

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