THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Key expenses are omitted, analysts say

By Rick Klein and Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / February 8, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- President Bush's budget proposal does not include some of his biggest spending and tax-cutting priorities, and includes no money for future expenses for the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. If all costs were included, Bush would fall well short of his campaign pledge to halve the federal budget deficit within five years, according to independent budget analysts. (Full article: 854 words)

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