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June 18, 2008 12:56 AM

After praising German asparagus, Bush gets basketful from Washington state

His father doesn't like broccoli, but President Bush apparently likes asparagus, at least the German variety. After the president called German asparagus "fabulous" following a dinner with Chancellor Angela Merkel last week, two Washington state lawmakers decided it was time to introduce him to the homegrown variety.

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