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Bush and Allawi Tout Progress in Iraq

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Interim Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi and President Bush held a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House. White House photo hide caption

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President Bush appears at the White House with interim Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi to emphasize Iraq's progress toward security and democracy.

The two leaders touted improvements and vowed that despite recent insurgent violence, elections in Iraq would take place on schedule in early 2005. NPR's Don Gonyea reports.