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House of cards budget

February 7, 2006

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WITH A GOAL of cutting the annual federal deficit in half by 2009, President Bush has peppered his $2.77 trillion budget with proposals for cuts in programs that deserve trimming, like farm subsidies, and ones that do not, like Medicare. At the same time, he wants Congress to make permanent the temporary tax cuts of his first term. This would ... (Full article: 452 words)

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