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Ignoring veto threat, Senate OK's $109b in spending

Tacks on billions for special interests

By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / May 5, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- The Senate passed a $109 billion war and hurricane-relief bill yesterday that is loaded with a raft of special-interest provisions for farmers, fishermen, and a major defense contractor among many others, setting up what could be President Bush's first veto. (Full article: 1069 words)

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